The World: New York - Riddell given newly created role at MediaCom

Fraser Riddell (pictured), the head of international at MediaCom, has been awarded the role of commercial development director.

In this newly created job, Riddell will be reporting directly to Alexander Schmidt-Vogel, the worldwide chief executive. He will also spearhead the network's global new-business offering and take responsibility for driving income and revenue growth across the global network.

Riddell's previous role has been given to Gavin Duke, the former regional manager for MediaCom across Russia and Ukraine. His role has been taken by Anastasia Markova, the deputy managing director of Mediaedge:cia in Russia.