Ambient media outfit The Media Vehicle has appointed 31-year-old
Lee Collins managing director. Collins, who will head a team of 40,
joins The Media Vehicle from CIA Medianetwork where he was board
director. While at CIA, Collins was involved in winning the pounds 20
million centralised Rank Group account. He previously worked at Bates
Dorland as media strategy manager and before that spent four years at
TMD Carat/Eurospace as regional media controller.
The Express has made two internal promotions in its classified
department. Daniela Jones, who was previously a field sales
representative on the property team has been promoted to group head of
the recruitment team. She joined The Express in March 1998 as a
telephone sales executive on the recruitment team. Emma Sharp, who was a
field sales representative on the travel team, has also been promoted.
She takes up a new role as group head of the business-to-business team.
Sharp joined The Express in October 1997 as a telephone sales executive
Kelly Smith has joined the Taxi Media sales team as a sales executive
with responsibility for direct clients and general agencies. Smith has
previously worked in media sales at Emap, but joins Taxi Media after a
stint as a resort manager for Unijet in Turkey.
Carlton Sales has lost three members of its sales team. Lucy Owen,
senior sales executive on Procter & Gamble and Rowntrees has taken up a
new position at MindShare. In her new job, Owen will work as senior
buyer on the Ford account and will report to account manager Haldun
Kayali. Helen Roberts, senior sales executive on the Kellogg’s and Mars
accounts, is also moving to MindShare, where she will continue to work
on the Kellogg’s account. Paul Hickey has taken a job at Real Media as a
sales executive for interactive television. Hickey spent four years at
Carlton as sales executive on the Carat business. At Real Media Hickey
will report to Julia Terry, digital television sales manager.
Carlton Digital Sales has added two faces to the team. Suzanne Collar
joins from the Cartoon Network, where she was sales executive. She has
the same title at Carlton. Richard Ludlow Elston also joins as a sales
executive. He was previously an account executive at Classic FM.
John Charlesworth, account manager at Maiden Outdoor, is leaving to join
Scottish Media Group subsidiary Primesight as an agency sales executive.
Charlesworth spent two years at Maiden, where he worked on the Alban
Group account. Before that he worked at River Publishing. In his new
role he will report to sales director Simon Tapsell.
Chris Ware, broadcast executive at Carat, is leaving the agency to take
up a new role at New PHD. Ware, who works on accounts including STA
Hygiene and Samsung, has been at Carat for eight months. Before that he
worked at MCS. At New PHD he will work as a planner/buyer on the Mars
account and report to Jeremy Tester, head of client services.
Whether you are a sales executive or an agency planner or buyer, if
you’re on the move we want to know. E-mail Greg Hughes at greg.hughes@
haynet.com or call him on 020-8276 4718.