Advertising Principles has appointed a new board director and two new
recruits - one in Principles Direct Marketing and one in the IT
department. Ann Thompson, 34, has been appointed research director and
will join Advertising Principles’ board. She joined Advertising
Principles eight years ago, becoming the head of Principles Research 18
months ago. Gelise McCullough, 25, joins the agency as an account
manager, bringing with her three years’ direct marketing experience. She
previously worked for WWAV Rapp Collins North. She will be working on
the J. D. Williams and Colonnade Insurance accounts among others. Andrew
Douglas, 24, has been appointed IT manager. He graduated from Leeds
Metropolitan University with a first-class honours degree in information
WWAV Rapp Collins North has appointed Helen Simpson managing director.
She succeeds Gordon Brown, who has been promoted to chairman. Simpson,
36, formerly with the AB Advertising Group in Leeds, has also been with
WWAV Rapp Collins North for ten years. She will be supported in her role
by Howard Masters, who is promoted to the position of deputy managing
director. Masters, 44, joined WWAV seven years ago from Empire Stores.
The Independent Television Commission has appointed Peter Monteith as
its regional executive for the East of England. Monteith was previously
the ITC’s head of publications and publicity and joined the public
affairs division of the organisation in 1992. He began his media career
in local newspapers in Buckinghamshire before specialising in the
broadcasting sector and is a former editor of Broadcast.
The Cheltenham-based TLG Marketing, a direct marketing agency
specialising in the financial services sector, has appointed Nick Howis
as marketing account director. He joins from Eagle Star Life where he
was assistant manager for marketing communications.
Emma Dexter has been appointed to the board of ACE Design and Print, the
creative and advertising agency based in Dunstable. For the past three
years she has worked as a senior designer within the creative team.
Rachel Loos has been appointed assistant editor of Company magazine.
Loos joins from the Daily Mirror, where she was woman’s editor. Loos
worked full time at the Daily Mirror from 1993, and specialised in
women’s issues. In 1995, she was appointed a features executive and then
Genesis RMS has appointed Hugh Scotchbrook account manager. He joins
from Maximum Marketing Solutions. Genesis RMS has also appointed Lee
Bevan traffic manager. He joins from Barclays Bank, where he was a print
Burnett Associates has appointed Sanchi Heesom marketing services
manager. She joins from the Royal National Institute for the Blind.
Heesom spent eight years with RNIB. Before that, she was at BT
International as marketing manager.
Simmons and Simmons has appointed Anne Marie Stebbings marketing
director. She joins from Baker and McKenzie London, where she was
director of professional and business development for two years.
Cosmopolitan magazine has appointed Jessica Burley advertisement
director. She joins the title from Company magazine, where she has held
the same position since March of this year. Burley replaces Vivien
Cotterill, who has been promoted to publisher of the health and beauty
title, Zest. She began her career in advertising sales with Bristol
United Press in 1987, moving to Mirror Group Newspapers in 1990. After a
spell at IPC Magazines as deputy advertisement director of NME and
Melody Maker, she joined Express Newspapers as group head in 1992. She
joined Company as advertisement director in March of this year.
Simon Dux has been appointed editor of Industrial Handling and Storage.
He initially trained as an avionics engineer with the Australian Army
Aviation, and helped relaunch Telecom Asia.
Newby Hands has been promoted to associate editor of Harpers and Queen
while retaining her position as director of health and beauty. In her
new role, Hands will increase her involvement in feature material for
The Copyrights Group has appointed Sally Morris to develop licensed
promotional opportunities across the full range of properties. Morris
previously worked for Thomas Cook Promotions, and she brings extensive
experience of the international corporate and promotions marketplace to
her new position.
She will be responsible for identifying and targeting new-business
opportunities for the Copyrights Group.
The Newbury-based advertising and PR agency, Mmd, has appointed Danny
Blyth as account director. Blyth’s career has been split between
journalism and PR in London. His journalistic experience includes
writing for newspapers such as the Times and trade and consumer
publications in the drinks, leisure and travel sectors, and reporting
for London News radio.