Fiona Dixon, Capital Advertising’s head of client sales, quit the
company last week, leaving its newly expanded client ad team
Client sales - which now incorporates the London sales team - will
temporarily report to sales director Chris Bennett, who was promoted as
part of the sales restructure (Media Business, 26 June).
It is believed that Dixon has left with no job to go to.
Capital Advertising is now on the hunt for two senior sales people, a
head of client sales and a group agency head to fill the vacancy left by
One radio agency source proposed that if the position was given to an
internal candidate, then ’agency account manager Jack Manzoor would be
the best bet’.
Currently, there are four agency account managers who report directly to
the newly appointed head of agency sales. These are Manzoor, Simon
Shroot, Alison Finch and Nick Hewat.
Separately, Capital Advertising is unveiling its interactive strategy to
the City this week. It has ploughed significant revenue into developing
web radio and has kept its operations closely under wraps.