Digicom appoints Forrester to manage sales and marketing

By Maisie McCabe, mediaweek.co.uk, Friday, 19 June 2009 10:50AM

LONDON - Digicom, the digital out-of-home sales house run by former CBS Outdoor international chief executive Tom Goddard, has hired CBS Outdoor head of sales Chris Forrester as its first managing director of sales and marketing.

Chris Forrester: new MD sales and marketing role with Digicom

Chris Forrester: new MD sales and marketing role with Digicom

He will manage sales revenue across Digicom's outdoor contracts, which partly comprise Sir Alan Sugar's Amscreen outdoor business.

Forrester will set revenue targets, manage the eight-strong sales and marketing team and present Digicom's portfolio to advertisers, agencies and specialists. He will take a seat on the Digicom board and report to Goddard, who is executive chairman.

At CBS Outdoor, the team of four heads of sales, who report to national sales director, Peter Charlton, will assume Forrester's responsibilities.

Earlier this month, Media Week revealed Digicom had signed up Sugar's digital signage outfit, Amscreen, as its first client.

 

This article was first published on mediaweek.co.uk

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