Belfast Telegraph Newspapers has promoted John Leslie to the
position of commercial director. Leslie, who was previously advertising
director across the BTN titles, will now be responsible for all ad
sales, newspaper sales, promotion and marketing activity, as well as
developing Belfast Telegraph internet interests.
Quantum Media, the digital division of Booth Lockett Makin, has
recruited Karen Mayer, broadcast consultant at Paradigm, as its new head
of interactive television. The new post has been created to take
advantage of the increasing number of interactive TV assignments from
Quantum clients, which include Domino’s Pizza and Thomas Cook.
The Independent has taken on two new sales people. Louisa Moger,
previously classified and display sales manager for Centaur’s In-Store
Marketing, joins as group head of the commercial recruitment team. She
will be working with existing agency sales group head Stephanie Hawkins.
The newspaper has also recruited Emma Jackson as team leader for one of
its Courses teams. She was previously in senior education sales at
The Central Office of Information has recruited a new head of media
development. Jamie Galloway joins from Mediacom TMB, where he was
international media manager.
Thomas Stickelmaier, former advertising sales executive for Time in
Germany, has been promoted to advertising sales manager for Amsterdam.
Stickelmaier replaces Rodric Leerling, who is leaving the company after
Barnardo’s has appointed Suzanne Heaney as head of advertising and
communications within its marketing and communications division. She
joins from Royal Mail, where she was a marketing manager.
IPC SouthBank has promoted Tracey Engel, head of marketing, to publisher
of Practical Parenting, Expecting Our Baby, and Essentials. Engel joined
IPC in 1998 from Mediacom TMB, where she was a senior planner/buyer.
Motive Communications has appointed Peter Colvin as senior international
manager. He takes charge of the pan-European Levi-Strauss account.
Colvin joins Motive from CIA International.
Clear Channel International, parent of the More Group, has recruited
James Craven as marketing and communications manager for Adshel
worldwide. Craven leaves his post as PR manager for More Group UK to
take up his new role.
Elisabeth Murdoch, managing director of Sky Networks, has appointed Mark
Sharman as Sky’s director of broadcasting. Reporting to Murdoch, he will
be responsible for the output of Sky News, Sky One and the Sky Movie
channels. Sharman rejoins BSkyB after a year as controller of sport for
Gregory Watson, group head of special projects at GWR, has become
director of operational strategy, heading the commercial radio group’s
further growth in the UK analogue and digital radio sectors.