Starcom Motive has poached Pascal Vanhaeren from CIA Medianetwork
International to be its media manager. Vanhaeren will handle the
Motorola, Sportal, Hoverspeed and Marlboro Classics accounts, reporting
to regional business director Ian Clark. At CIA he handled Nike. His
previous employers include Universal McCann London and Universal Media
G&J has announced a raft of appointments. Harriet Alder has joined Best
as a sales executive from IPC’s New Eden. Fiona Cuff joins Prima Baby as
a sales executive from IPC classified. Anne Best has also joined Prima
Baby as a sales executive from the National Magazine Company’s
classified department. Mark Burborough leaves Express Newspapers to join
Focus as a sales executive. Katie Hampson joins Best as a sales
executive from Blue Moon Publishing’s Credit Today. She previously
worked in The Guardian’s classified department. Kate Wilson joins G&J’s
client services department as promotions executive from IPC, where she
sold classified on Wedding & Home.
TSMSi is continuing to beef up its sales department. It has recruited
Janine Iceton from Teletext, who joins as a sales executive. In the past
six months, TSMSi has hired two sales staff and made three internal
Charlotte Hollingshead has been appointed publisher of CFO Europe, the
monthly magazine produced by the The Economist Group. She replaces
Martin Giles, who becomes director of Economist Enterprises.
Hollingshead joined The Economist’s UK ad team in 1992. In 1998 she
joined CFO Europe’s launch team as ad director and most recently worked
as director of sales and enterprises.
Adlink has announced two new members of its UK sales team. Jonathan
Ellis joins as a senior sales executive from CityScreen, the Reuters
online magazine where he had worked since December 1998. Robi Basu joins
as a sales assistant from Future Publishing, where he worked as a sales
executive on Future’s internet portfolio.
The Independent and Independent on Sunday have appointed Trish Wadley
marketing director. She will be responsible for all marketing activity
across the two titles and will report to Stephen Miron, commercial
director. Wadley joins from Thomson Financial, where she was director of
marketing and communications for Europe.
Virgin Radio has recruited Dave McMorrow as a senior sales executive.
McMorrow joined Virgin on 3 July and had previously worked as a sales
executive at Channel 5. He had been at Channel 5 since its launch.
McMorrow started his career in 1993 at LWT as an assistant, and was
later promoted to sales executive at the now defunct Laser sales.
Impact sales has announced a series of promotions. Rebecca Blacker,
Darren Coomansingh and Sean Rigby have all been promoted from sales
assistants to planners. Blacker will work on the ILR stations, while
Coomansingh and Rigby will work on Talk Sport, reporting to account
manager Nick Horne.