Jhan Rushton, sales development manager at She magazine, has jumped
the fence to take up a position at an advertising agency. He joins
fashion account specialist Good Results as an account manager. In his
new role he will plan and buy all media, handle accounts and develop new
Reed Business Information has named Dean Slade group advertisement
manager for the Electronics Group titles. He joins from the Reed
Electrical titles where he was also group ad manager. In his new role,
Slade will be responsible for Electronics Weekly, Electronic Products
Extra, Distribution World and Electronics Weekly Hyperactive. Slade’s
replacement is Richard Dye.
Formally sales development manager for the group, Dye will now oversee
sales across a five-strong raft of magazines.
Online saleshouse DoubleClick UK has recruited Bijan Beroud as sales
director for AltaVista Europe, one of its largest clients. Beroud joins
DoubleClick from computer manufacturer Compaq. DoubleClick holds the ad
sales accounts for the local, domestic and international core search and
directory sections of AltaVista.
Weider Publications, which publishes Men’s Fitness, Shape and Jump in
the UK through Mollin Publishing Group, has appointed Linda Saint Marc
senior vice-president of international publishing. Weider has titles in
31 markets worldwide, including the UK, Japan, Germany, France and
The Evening Standard’s classified department has promoted Tony
McAllister to the position of field sales executive with responsibility
He moves from his previous role of telephone sales executive, and will
report directly to travel group head Matthew Warne.
Forbes Global, the international business magazine, has hired Prashan
Dutt as director of marketing and research. Dutt was a media director
for 13 years at agencies such as J. Walter Thompson, McCann-Erickson,
Ogilvy & Mather and Bozell. He entered the publishing industry in 1994
as marketing director of the Manager Group and then as corporate
marketing director of the Times Publishing Group in Asia. Dutt will work
in London and Hong Kong.
Peter James, currently sales executive at Axon Publishing, is to take up
a new role as press buyer at Carat UK. James has spent 18 months at
Axon, where he works on a range of customer magazines including
Guinness, BAA and Cable & Wireless. In his new position he will report
to Carat’s director of press, Tim Kirkman. James’s contract begins on 6
Leeds-based full-service agency Brilliant has recruited two account
Nick Licence joins the agency from Brahm, and will work on a variety of
accounts with account director Annette Armitage. Sara Humphries joins
from Advertising Principles and will work primarily on the DFS account.