The World: Sydney - Barker to head up Emap's Australian operation

Emap Consumer Media has appointed Carrie Barker (pictured) to run its Australian operations.

Barker, who is currently the director of sales for magazines at Emap Advertising in the UK, will take up the position of managing director and assume overall responsibility for the company's entire Australian operation.

Barker started her career at Emap more than 13 years ago, and has occupied several senior roles, including the executive publishing director at Emap Elan, where she acquired Top Sante, launched Pregnancy & Birth, as well as running Elle, Elle Decoration and New Woman.