The Week: People News - New Emap role for Hipkiss

Emap has appointed David Hipkiss to the new role of commercial director with a brief to implement a multimillion-pound cost-cutting drive across the business.

Hipkiss, who moves across from trading director at Emap Advertising, will take the new role for an initial six months. As well as cutting procurement costs, he will also have a role in negotiating acquisitions.