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Express Newspapers has appointed Richard Miller sales director, circulation. Miller, who joins from Associated Newspapers where he was sales and marketing manager, becomes a main board director and reports to Paul Woolfenden, commercial director. He replaces Don Gray, who has been appointed Express Newspapers’ first director of overseas development, responsible for activities in Ireland and Europe.

Express Newspapers has appointed Richard Miller sales director,

circulation. Miller, who joins from Associated Newspapers where he was

sales and marketing manager, becomes a main board director and reports

to Paul Woolfenden, commercial director. He replaces Don Gray, who has

been appointed Express Newspapers’ first director of overseas

development, responsible for activities in Ireland and Europe.



At BBC Worldwide’s Good Food Awards last week, St Luke’s picked up the

award for the most imaginative and entertaining food and drink

advertising campaign for its ’don’t be a stranger’ work for Fox’s

Biscuits. Other finalists were Bartle Bogle Hegarty’s ’doctor’ spot for

Olivio, BMP DDB’s ’anniversary’ for the Meat & Livestock Commission and

Young & Rubicam’s ’rap’ for Sugar Puffs.



Emap On Air has appointed Richard Jacobs its sponsorship co-ordinator

across all Emap radio brands. Jacobs was previously the sponsorship and

promotions co-ordinator for the Box, and will now develop long-term

sponsorship opportunities for Kiss, Magic and Metro.



Media Solutions has promoted Graham Hawkey Smith to the post of media

planning director with a position on the board. Hawkey Smith joined the

Tempus-owned media specialist in 1994 from Leo Burnett and works on the

Cussons and Blockbuster accounts.



IPC’s IT director and chief information officer, Rene Carayol, is to

take board responsibility for new media, an area previously handled by

Sylvia Auton, managing director for IPC’s country and leisure

division.



Mike Matthew, IPC’s chief executive, said: ’There is a great deal of

synergy between new media and the IT group in terms of common skills and

services available.’



BSkyB has made two promotions in its marketing department. Sue Hartley

and Scott Menneer have moved up to become brand directors. The duo have

been heading the day-to-day running of the marketing department

following the departure of Jim Hytner, the former marketing director of

Sky, earlier this year.



IPC has appointed Ben Turner as editor of Muzic. At 24, he is IPC’s

youngest editor. Turner joined IPC in 1989 on work experience, looking

after Melody Maker’s picture library, and was involved in the

development and launch of Muzik in 1995.



Booth Lockett Makin has secured sponsorship of the GMTV regional weather

bulletin for its client, Tryton Foods. Tryton will use the platform as a

vehicle for its Aunt Bessie’s Yorkshire Puddings range. The sponsorship

runs across the UK through to Christmas and includes four bulletins a

day.



The children’s cable and satellite channel, Fox Kids, has increased its

cable distribution through a three-year carriage deal with Cable &

Wireless Communications. The deal trebles Fox Kids’ cable market

penetration to more than 60 per cent. The channel is already available

on Sky’s multichannel package.



Total Media has rejigged its management, with Guy Sellers (left) and

Nigel Potter becoming joint managing directors, while the former

managing director, Mike Sell, has become chief executive. The group

account managers, Annie Lambert and Annemarie Laverty, have been

appointed directors of the Total Media board.



LLP Group has acquired 11 professional journals including Trademark

World, Patent World, Copyright World and titles in the accountancy and

insolvency area for pounds 7.65 million. David Gilbertson, LLP Group’s

chief executive, said: ’We aim to develop these acquisitions further

through exploiting electronic publishing opportunities.’



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