Basten Greenhill Andrews has appointed Marek Paczynski from Ammirati
Puris Lintas where he was senior art director on Rover. Paczynski will
be joining BGA to work on the company’s expanding car business which
includes Honda Motor Europe, Honda UK, BMW GB, BMW AG and BMW Japan.
Market Solutions has appointed Graham Wilson sales manager. He joins
from Apricot Computers, having worked at Rank Xerox, ACT Business
Systems and Unisys. Wilson has 16 years’ business experience primarily
within the sales and marketing arena, covering a wide range of product
and service areas across several industry sectors. Joanne Robinson has
also been appointed business development secretary.
She joins from Landis and Gyr (UK) and the Northern Health Authority.
Robinson has worked in an administrative capacity at management PA
level, and her duties have included supporting sales teams, handling a
wide range of customer facing activity, enquiry handling, proposal
management and conference organisation.
USA Networks International has appointed Mark Bradford advertising
sales controller, Sci-Fi Channel Europe. Bradford will be responsible
for Sci-Fi Channel Europe advertising sales within its European
marketplace as well as the European sales representation of USA Networks
International. Before joining Sci-Fi Channel Europe, Bradford was
European account manager at Turner International Sales, where he was
responsible for Cartoon Network and TNT.
Harrison Cowley Manchester, part of the UK’s largest independent public
relations consultancy, has promoted Paul Tustin to senior account
manager. Tustin has worked at the Lancashire Evening Telegraph in
Blackburn, the Lancashire Evening Post at Preston and the Oxford Mail.
Helen Bratby has been appointed art director of Country Living magazine.
At the same time, Kathleen Corrigan has been appointed deputy editor.
Bratby was formerly Tatler’s art editor, a position she had held since
1994, and before that she worked on FHM. Corrigan has written or sub-
edited for many leading magazines and newspapers in the UK and abroad
including, Cosmopolitan, Over 21, House Beautiful, Harpers and Queen,
Homes and Gardens and the Moscow Times.
The London design consultancy, the Artwork Company, has appointed
Katherine Chalkley a director. She joined the company in 1989 and has
been company secretary since 1990, a role which she will retain. At the
same time, Sarah Mulligan has joined the Artwork Company as a senior
designer from Dorling Kindersley, where she was project art editor.
Before this Mulligan was a design manager for West Sussex Property
Services, and has also worked in Sydney and Helsinki.
David Kightley has been appointed to the new role of private sector
sales director for Prudential Portfolio Managers (PPM), Prudential’s
investment management subsidiary. Kightley joins from the Co-operative
Bank, where he was marketing director for CIM Fund Managers. His career
with the bank spanned 33 years, and he held a variety of positions
ranging from bank officer to investment management services manager and
marketing and client liaison director. Kightley’s main responsibility
will be to increase PPM’s share of the UK private sector pensions
Tim Collin, Radius’s UK and European sales and marketing director, has
been promoted to the position of general manager of Europe. This follows
the departure of Keith Harris, the former vice-president of Europe, to
Claris Corporation as vice-president for Europe.
Harris joined Radius as director of UK sales in 1990. In early 1993 his
role expanded to cover Germany and Central Europe, and in March 1994 he
was promoted to vice-president of Europe.
Stephen Munn has been appointed marketing manager of Beaulieu, part of
Montagu Ventures. Munn joined in December from Vardon Attractions and
Dorset TEC, where he was marketing manager.
Before this he was a marketing analyst at Wimpey Construction for four
years and spent seven years with McCarthy Stone, working up to the
position of group marketing manager.
The partnership between the Royal Bank of Scotland and Advanta
Corporation, RBS Advanta, has appointed Mark Austin as planning and
development manager. Austin will be responsible for developing the
product portfolio at RBS Advanta and will manage the public relations
activity. Austin joins from Save and Prosper, where he was responsible
for credit card marketing. Before that he was with Midland Bank Card
Services for five years.