Financial Times Business has announced two promotions within its ad
sales department. Clare Reed, formerly ad manager on The International,
is now group ad manager for The International and Resident Abroad. Carol
Malik moves from her post as ad manager of Resident Abroad to become the
group ad manager of Offshore Financial Review.
Following the recent promotion of Sally Smith to group classified ad
manager of Associated Newspapers, the Evening Standard classified
department has announced two senior promotions. Melanie Klass, who
joined the company in 1990 as a field sales executive, has been promoted
to head of classified. Glynis Porteous, who joined the Evening Standard
in 1996, becomes classified sales manager.
Emap Construct has appointed Russell Brooks to the specially created
role of business development director for its publishing, online,
information provision and exhibition operations. Brooks rejoins Emap
after six years at the Builder Group, where he was sales director across
several titles. At Emap, Brooks will develop and maximise new revenue
streams and cross-sell the company’s construction industry titles and
The Express has made two internal promotions in its classified
department. Nickola Sills, previously group head on the recruitment
team, becomes training manager. Sills joined Express Newspapers in 1990
as a classified field sales executive. Fiona Corallini, previously group
head of the business-to-business team, takes on a new role as systems
manager. Corallini joined the company in 1987 as a classified telesales
Emap Digital has appointed Luke Alvarez chief operating officer, with
effect from 1 May. Alvarez was formerly chief development officer of
Boo.com, the online fashion retailer, where he was responsible for
strategic alliances and business development. Emap Digital has also
recruited Danny Cannon, who comes in as head of interactive recruitment.
He will focus on developing Emap Digital’s recruitment offerings online
and creating recruitment revenue streams. Cannon joins from TMP
Worldwide, where he was UK group media director.
EGPropertyLink.com, the online property service half-owned by Reed
Business Information, publisher of Estates Gazette, has appointed
Jonathan Hamer new-media sales manager and Geoff Thomas telesales
manager. EGPropertyLink is looking to recruit five sales staff and seven
client support executives.
Zenith subsidiary Zed Media has hired Mark Ashley as an account
director. Ashley moves to Zed from Coltman Media Company, where he was a
senior media planner manager.
Future Publishing’s computer and video games division is reshuffling its
publishers. Tim Tucker, publisher of titles including PlayStation Max
and Official UK PlayStation Tips, has been appointed network publisher.
PlayStation Max and Official UK PlayStation Tips will be handed over to
Mia Roberts, publisher of Official UK PlayStation Magazine. Richard Bean
has been appointed assistant publisher to work with Roberts across the