David Foreman, formerly managing director of Katz Radio and sales
director of Scottish and Irish Radio Sales, has been appointed a partner
at Hamblyn Media Selection, the media recruitment company set up by
Steve Hyde, former strategic planning director of Zenith. Foreman’s
appointment follows Hamblyn’s recent appointment of Lara Wilson, former
managing director of Centre FM in the Midlands, who joined the company
The Emap Performance network has taken on two brand managers. Stephanie
Maugham will join the Big City network, and Melanie Whitehead takes a
position at the Magic network. Both appointments are internal; Whitehead
moves from Kiss 100 and Maugham from Metro FM.
Paul Owen has been appointed circulation manager of Attic Futura. Owen
joins the company from Seymour Press, where he was circulation manager
responsible for the Emap Health Care and FT Business accounts. He
previously worked as wholesale account manager for H Bauer and in
distribution at WH Smith. In his new role, Owen will work closely with
the publishing team to streamline distribution and maximise sales.
Wolverhampton radio station 107.7 The Wolf has hired Jane Davies as
sales director. Davies joins from Macclesfield-based Silk FM where she
held a similar position. Before that she worked for Big Fish Marketing
and Beacon Radio. Davies will report to managing director Kieran
Online recruitment website CityJobs.com has taken on Peter Trowell as
sales and marketing director. Trowell joins the company from French
broadcaster Canal+, where he was sales and marketing director of the
Estates Gazette Interactive has appointed Ted Townsend new-media
business manager. Townsend’s role will be to seek alliances,
acquisitions and investments for the online property site. Estates
Gazette is the UK’s largest commercial property magazine read and is by
more than 100,000 people. EGI, the magazine’s online arm, was launched
in June 1996 and generates more than 1.5 million page impressions a
month. It is published by Reed Business Information.
Andrew King has been appointed sales director of Haymarket Business
Publications’ medical division. Before his promotion, King was group ad
manager of MIMS and Medeconomics. He has spent ten years at Haymarket.
In addition, Rob Yates has been promoted from ad manager on Medeconomics
to advertisement manager on GP.
Jo Pagett and Duncan Ferguson have taken on new roles at Future
Publishing as part of the company’s restructure. Both become
communications managers in the games division, dealing with promotions
and advertising across the games titles. Ferguson was previously group
ad manager in the music division, while Pagett was assistant publisher
in the games division.
Simon Crisp, account director in the sales department at MTV UK, has
quit the company to start a sports net venture, to be called