The Guardian has landed substantial new business from Sun
Microsystems and has made a number of senior appointments.
The integrated solutions unit has secured a deal through Initiative
Media to produce three dotcom supplements, sponsored by Sun
The supplements, edited by Guardian online editor Vic Keegan, will be
published with the 13 April, 11 May and 8 June editions of the
Helen George, formerly projects manager, has been promoted and will now
head the integrated solutions unit, replacing Mary O’Hara who is moving
into editorial. Charlotte Reich moves up from project executive to
replace George. Jane Ogden moves from the agency team to replace Reich.
Charlotte Henin has joined from the BBC as promotions and sponsorship
On the agency teams, Simon Kilby moves from group head to newspaper
sales manager. Kilby retains responsibility for an agency team but takes
on the task of helping guide strategy across all the newsprint products.
He reports to joint agency sales managers Chris Pelekanou and Adam
Deputy ad director Stuart Taylor said: ’The volume of our business has
grown so much we need somebody with Simon’s experience and flatplanning
skills to take the lead on newspapers and make the week work for
Tim Howett has been promoted from agency sales executive to a new
position of magazines group head. He will work alongside Rachel King in
managing The Guardian’s burgeoning portfolio of supplements.
Dan Britcher has been promoted from agency sales executive to newspaper
group head, replacing Ogden.
Taylor added: ’These appointments will help exploit the synergies that
exist between magazines and newspapers and will strengthen our service