MOVERS

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.

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

Hobsons.





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

four years.





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

Channel 4.





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.