Total Media has poached Glen Irving, TV manager at AW Media. In his
new role, he will head Total’s television department, working on Amazon,
Plasti-Kote paints and Penguin Books, among others. Irving has spent
two-and-a-half years at AW Media and will leave the agency on 4 August.
His replacement has yet to be named.
Andrew Moody, media manager at All Response Media, has been promoted to
associate director. Moody, aged 26, started his career at the agency in
October 1996 as an assistant, working his way up to executive in January
1997 and manager in October 1998. He will be responsible for TV
advertising for One Tel, Pet Plan Insurance and Reader’s Digest, inserts
for Innovations and GUS Home Shopping, and the press buying for Allied
Health. He will report to the management board, headed by managing
director Andy Sloan. His old position as manager has yet to be
WorkThing.com, the Guardian Media Group’s online careers site, has
recruited three client account handlers. Fiona Knight joins from the
sales team of Travel Trade Gazette, Nick Rosekilly arrives from Garrick
Media and Lorna Boyle joins from Informa Publishing, where she was a
classified sales executive on Insurance Day.
TDI is bulking up its regional offices with a raft of appointments.
Trish Booth and Wayne Clarke join as sales executives. Booth will cover
the Leicestershire area and Clarke joins the South-west team. Booth
worked previously for the Swindon Evening Advertiser and Clarke comes
with five years’ experience from The Western Telegraph and The West
Wales Mercury. The telemarketing team has recruited Emily Chaney to
support the three sales teams in the South. Paul Pritchard joins as a
telemarketer for the Midlands and Andrew Randall will handle the
North-west area. The company has also hired Chloe Williams as an account
Danny McComisky, a former senior sales executive on Trinity Mirror’s
Scottish Daily Record and Sunday Mail, has been promoted to display
group head for retail and business. McComisky has worked for Trinity
Mirror since May 1995 and will continue to report to Liz Hamilton,
display sales manager for retail and business.
Media headhunter Kinlay Svendsen has hired Tom Leader as a consultant.
He previously worked as a recruitment ad manager on Centaur’s Marketing
Week. Leader will now report to the two directors Kirsty Svendsen and
Debbie Kinlay. He will focus on new media and the national press.
All Response Media has hired two graduates, Eleanor Thompson and
Francesca Bohler, as assistant media buyers. They will work across
inserts, direct-response TV and online and will report to associate
director Andrew Moody.
PrintRepublic.com, the online marketplace for the print industry, has
appointed David Knowles as director of sales. Knowles started out in the
industry as an apprentice more than 32 years ago and has spent 18 years
in sales and marketing, working for Heidelberg, Agfa and Linotype.