The Financial Times has promoted Jim Chaudry to client display
sales executive for the automotive industry. In his new position, he
will work with clients including Ford and BMW. Chaudry has worked at the
Financial Times for nine months as a UK agency sales executive.
Jeremy Lee, senior sales executive at TV3, is waving goodbye to
advertising sales to join the Campaign Media Business newsdesk as a
reporter. Before working at the European broadcaster, Lee was a sales
executive at Granada Media Sales. He began his career at the now-defunct
ITV sales house Laser.
Future Publishing has promoted Helen Johns to deputy ad manager of
Arcade and Games Master. She was previously senior sales executive on PC
Gamer. Dan Robinson will assume Johns’ old position, having moved across
from his role as senior sales executive on Games Master and Arcade. Both
Robinson and Johns will report to group ad manager Jayne Capel.
Ben Oakshot has joined Future Publishing’s Total Film as classified
sales executive. Oakshot was one of Future Publishing’s ’brat pack’ -
graduates who gain experience across the group by working on different
magazines - when the job on Total Film became available.
BJK&E Media has appointed Abigail Seal as a junior planner/buyer in its
technology division BJK&E Advance. Seal, who graduated from university
last year, will report to the department’s directors Luc Ferrand and Ed
Pizey and will work on Fujitsu, Unisys and Red Stone Telecoms.
More Group has hired Anthony Xydis as marketing coordinator. He will
concentrate on local marketing and marketing communications for the
Clear Channel subsidiary. Xydis, who reports to More Group head of
marketing Yvonne O’Brien, arrives from TDI where he was media and market
research analyst. Before TDI, he worked as marketing manager for Buspak
Colin Mcleod, the former research and development director at Carat
Insight, has quit the Carat subsidiary to set up his own research-based
consultancy. Twenty-strong Carat Insight handles media research for
clients such as Birds Eye Walls.
Clear Channel Radio Sales has appointed two account managers. Teresa
Helen joins from TSMS and has six years experience in television sales.
Lisa Leven arrives from MediaCom where she was regional radio buyer for
retail clients. Meanwhile, CCRS is losing two sales staff. Rashmi Mistry
is joining BBJ Media, while Louise Sharp has been hired as display
recruitment executive on Campaign Media Business. Sharp will take up her
new job on 12 June.
Hoojit.com, the internet shopping guide, has appointed a director of
commercial development and a director of marketing in preparation for
its June launch. Both Andrew Wayland and marketer Barry Bowman join the
site from Harvard Public Relations, where they worked on Lucent
Technologies and Hitachi Information Media Group.