Vic Synott has quit as managing director of online sales house
TSMSi to join internet portal site The Biz as one of its three
He becomes managing director of the internet operation, working
alongside fellow shareholders Iain McLeod and Leslie Hurst. His brief is
to mastermind the site’s global expansion. It is thought that the
company will eventually float.
Synott worked for The Biz at TSMSi and the agency will continue to
handle the site’s ad sales for the time being. However, Synott is
looking for a sales director and sales manager, with further sales
appointments likely to follow. ’This is going to be a big organisation,’
He has not yet been replaced at TSMSi, where he worked for nearly three
years. The agency will recruit another managing director but sales
manager Peter Wilson now heads the 11-strong team.
Synott said he had originally planned to leave TSMSi to set up an
The Biz was set up in 1994 by hi-tech security company Easy-Eye and has
since developed into a business-to-business information resource. It
includes listings of major UK companies and details of e-commerce
services, as well as an events section.