KBH On-Train Media appoints Head of Sales

KBH On-Train Media, the UK’s leading agency for connecting advertisers with on-train commuter audiences, has today announced the appointment of Adam Moy to the newly-created role of Head of Sales.
Moy has over 18 years’ experience in the Out-of-Home industry, and joins from Exterion Media, where he served most recently as Head of Trading, managing the relationship between the National Sales Team, clients, agencies and OOH specialists.
In his role as Head of Sales at KBH On-Train Media, Moy will be responsible for leading the sales team, developing closer agency relationships and delivering new strategies for growth while further increasing the visibility of KBH On-Train Media in the Out-of-Home market.
Ian Reynolds, Managing Director of KBH On-Train Media, said: “Adam’s experience of developing growth initiatives and identifying new routes to market, combined with his industry knowledge, speaks for itself and we’re delighted to welcome him to our team. He will play an integral role as we continue to develop our offering for clients and agencies, and push the business to its next level in 2018 and beyond.”
Adam Moy, Head of Sales at KBH On-Train Media, said: “At a time when OOH is growing in importance and the use of public transport is on the rise, KBH is driving opportunities for brands to make valuable connections with valuable commuting audiences – not just through traditional media but also through new possibilities that are opening up on digital and mobile. The opportunity of working within this space really stood out to me, particularly given KBH’s deep understanding of today’s commuters. I’m excited to be joining the team and can’t wait to get started.”
Adam commences his role on 28th November 2017.
Via: OutSmart

Sean O’Brien appointed as CEO of MKTG and Posterscope in APAC

Dentsu Aegis Network today announced that Sean O’Brien, CEO of Carat Asia-Pacific, will become CEO MKTG and Posterscope in APAC. His position at Carat will be taken over by Kevin Walsh, previously managing director Carat APAC.
O’Brien spent six years as Carat CEO, in which time he tripled the size of the business. He has twice won Campaign Asia-Pacific’s Agency Head of the Year. In his new roles, he will oversee Posterscope’s digitisation across the region and the launch of “Liveposter”. For MKTG, O’Brien is responsible for boosting its presence across APAC, with a particular focus on growth in China, followed by Japan and Korea.
Speaking to Campaign Asia-Pacific, O’ Brien said, “MKTG and Posterscope are focused on how we communicate with people outside the home. Liveposter gives us a competitive advantage in the space. For MKTG, APAC is the fastest growing opportunity around the world. We want to increase our ownership of assets in sport, music and entertainment, and develop our experiential work.”
Nick Waters, DAN APAC CEO, said: “Sean will now focus on the development of two agencies with outstanding growth opportunities in Asia Pacific.”
Via: Campaign Asian Pacific 

8 Outdoor appoints Alan Brydon as chairman

8 Outdoor, the UK’s fastest growing digital out-of-home media owner, today announces Alan Brydon has been appointed as chairman.
Cennydd Roberts, CEO, 8 Outdoor, said: “In just 18 months we have become the fastest growing digital out of home media owner in the UK market and we are now entering the next phase of our growth strategy. This team of hugely talented people will support our drive to put more screens in more cities to provide advertisers with more audience and more choice. We are ready to help our customers make the very most of the incredible benefits offered by our rapidly expanding UK estate of digital billboards.”
Alan Brydon joined 8 Outdoor in 2016 as non-executive board director and prior to this was chief executive at Outsmart. Brydon has more than 25 years’ experience in the media industry, during which time he has held senior roles at Havas Media Group, MEC and MPG. He takes over from John Story, who after completing a successful two-year tenure, returns to his principal role as major investor in the business.
Via: 8 Outdoor

Posterscope appoints Joanne Quillan as Chief Operating Officer

Posterscope have appointed Joanne Quillan of sports marketing agency Wasserman into the newly created role of Chief Operating Officer.
Quillan will report to CEO Stephen Whyte and will oversee operations for the Posterscope, PSI, MKTG, Open and Liveposter group of businesses. She will also take a significant role in future strategy with a particular focus on partnerships and acquisitions.
Joanne joins from Wasserman, where as executive director and head of the corporate teams in EMEA she was responsible for developing and leading business integration and operational excellence. Prior to that, Quillan spent over 15 years in the music industry at Sony Music, EMI Records and EMI Music Publishing where her roles covered M&A and investments, business partnerships and commercial analysis.
Stephen Whyte said of the appointment: “Jo has an impeccable commercial and operational background. Her extensive experience in the music industry leading change during transformative periods will be particularly valuable as we expand our data and technology-led, digital services.”
Joanne Quillan added “Posterscope sets the market standard in out-of-home. I am very much looking forward to joining the leadership team at a very exciting time for the business as it continues to innovate and broaden its offering.”
Via: Marketing Communication News

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