Fusion Radio Sales has hired three staff. Jim McGullion has been
appointed sales manager, strategic, reporting directly to managing
director Gerry Boniface. McGullion, who joined the company from regional
press sales house Clacksons, will develop regional media. Graeme Price
takes the position of senior sales executive, overseeing regional
agencies. Price joined Fusion from Liverpool-based Crash FM 107.6, where
he was an account executive. Ben Nicholls has been hired as sales
executive and joins the company from the Daily Mail Radio Group, where
he worked on Mercury Radio as a senior radio marketing executive.
TSMSi, the online sales house, has hired Jane Jason as sponsorship
manager. Jason joins from Teletext, where she worked in the overseas
holiday department as an account handler.
Starcom Motive Partnership has hired four account executives: Alexandra
Venediger, Samuel Pitt, Alex Newman and Derek Manns. Venediger has been
assigned to the regional business sector and his clients will include
Helly Hansen, Electrolux, TDK and Heineken. Pitt joins the TV specialist
group, working on Procter & Gamble; Newman will work on Heinz, John West
and Motorola; Manns will take on the McDonald’s account.
The Evening Standard classified department has announced the promotion
of Louisa Caroline. Caroline takes the role of telephone sales manager
and was previously customer services controller.
Real Media has appointed six members of staff in its latest drive to
promote digital television. The new recruits - Lloyd Purser, James
Withey, Paul Hickey, Jeremy Playle, Sophie Akram and Lee Baker - will
report to Julia Terry, digital TV sales manager. Purser joins from MBS
Media. Withey was previously a media buyer for Western Media, where he
worked on Weetabix and Dolland & Aitchison. Hickey was formerly senior
sales executive at Carlton Television and was responsible for airtime
sales on Central TV. Playle joins from Aspen Specialist Media, where he
was account manager representing the Post Office. Akram and Baker
previously held media sales executive posts at Guardian Media Group.
Baker was involved in the launch of Guardian Unlimited.
Gardens Illustrated, the upmarket gardening and lifestyle title from
John Brown publishing, has appointed Elisa Haynes associate publisher.
Haynes was previously promotions manager at You and Your Wedding, which
is published by AIM.
Guardian Unlimited has promoted Helen Mayor, client sales and
sponsorship manager, to commercial development manager. Her new role
will involve developing the commercial opportunities on Guardian
Unlimited’s digital platforms. Steven Filler takes the role of agency
sales executive. Filler joins from IPC where he was senior group sales
executive on Loaded, NME and Muzik.
Isero.com has hired Nicki Websper as sales and marketing director. She
will be responsible for expanding the company’s business client base.
She joins from Equifax, the global information service, where she was
European marketing director.