MOVERS

PHDiQ, the new-media division of New PHD, has appointed Tamsin Lower digital planner/buyer. Lower will work on the BT and British Midland accounts and handle media for GroupTrade.com, a trade shopping service for small businesses. Lower is in talks with British Midland - which recently signed up with PHDiQ - about its overall digital strategy. Lower was previously at Carat Interactive where she handled online media for Debenhams, Disney, Guinness and Cable & Wireless.

PHDiQ, the new-media division of New PHD, has appointed Tamsin

Lower digital planner/buyer. Lower will work on the BT and British

Midland accounts and handle media for GroupTrade.com, a trade shopping

service for small businesses. Lower is in talks with British Midland -

which recently signed up with PHDiQ - about its overall digital

strategy. Lower was previously at Carat Interactive where she handled

online media for Debenhams, Disney, Guinness and Cable & Wireless.





Dougal Deakin has moved over from The Daily Mail, where he was

classified sales executive, to join The Daily/Sunday Telegraph as a

display sales executive. Deakin began his career in the sales department

of The Mirror.





Excite’s senior director of international sales, Rick Vorhaus, has been

promoted to vice-president of media services. The role involves

overseeing European ad sales, sponsorship and e-commerce. Vorhaus joined

Excite in the US in 1995 as the company’s first sales director. He is

credited with helping increase ad revenues from dollars 250,000 in 1995

to more than dollars 45 million in 1997. He became senior director of

international sales in 1998, with responsibility for sales across the

UK, Europe, Japan, Australia and Canada, and moved to London in 1999.

There are no plans to replace Vorhaus in the international sales

director role.





The Evening Standard’s classified department has promoted Iain Duffy to

field sales executive with responsibility for residential property.

Duffy moves from his previous position of senior telephone sales

executive on business to business. In his new role, he will report to

property sales manager Janet Hector.





Chris Pitchford, group advertisement manager for Haymarket Business

Publication’s marketing titles Marketing Direct and Direct Response, has

been promoted to advertisement director. In his new role, Pitchford will

take on responsibility for a third magazine Promotions and Incentives

and oversee a team of 13.





The Mail on Sunday has recruited Karen Eccles as field sales executive

responsible for the paper’s travel sector. Eccles was previously group

advertisement manager on Aim Publications’ You and Your Wedding.





Regional Independent Media, publisher of the Yorkshire Post, has

appointed Marlen Roberts to the company board. Roberts is currently

managing director of Regional Interactive Media, the new-media arm of

the group. Regional Interactive Media is being restructured as a

standalone company. Advertising revenue for its 18 sites grew by almost

400 per cent in 1999.





Hannah Greer has joined the sport, leisure, dotcom and consumer

specialist Renaissance Public Relations as business development

director. Greer was formerly a senior sales executive at the postcard

advertising company Freecards Media, which she joined after working for

arch-rival The Cardguide. She started her career as a sales executive at

Mirror Group.



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Digital marketing executives oversee the online marketing strategy for their organisation. They plan and execute digital (including email) marketing campaigns and design, maintain and supply content for the organisation's website(s).