Primesight replace Clarkson with Amscreen's Chris Forrester

Primesight has poached Amscreen's European managing director of sales and marketing, Chris Forrester, to be its new commercial director.

Chris Forrester: joins Primesight
Chris Forrester: joins Primesight

Forrester will join Primesight in late June, replacing sales director Nigel Clarkson who, as Media Week announced in February, is leaving the company to join daily deals site LivingSocial at the end of April.

In his new role, Forrester will be responsible for the sales and marketing functions at Primesight and will lead a team of 70.

He will report into Naren Patel, chief executive of Primesight, who said Forrester's previous experience at large companies such as CBS Outdoor, The Mirror Group and The Guardian, along with his role at Amscreen, provided a "unique breadth of knowledge and experience, which we feel is a natural fit for Primesight."

Follow Arif Durrani on Twitter @DurraniMix

Have your say...

Before commenting please read our rules for commenting on articles.

If you see a comment you find offensive, you can flag it as inappropriate. In the top right-hand corner of an individual comment, you will see 'flag as inappropriate'. Clicking this prompts us to review the comment. For further information see our rules for commenting on articles.

comments powered by Disqus
Media Week Jobs
Search for more media jobs

Latest

Rebekah Brooks returns as News UK chief executive

Rebekah Brooks returns as News UK chief executive

Rebekah Brooks is to take the reins as chief executive at News UK, which owns The Times and The Sun newspapers, from Monday.

Share
DCM appoints David Hipkiss as commercial and trading director

DCM appoints David Hipkiss as commercial and trading director

Digital Cinema Media (DCM) has appointed David Hipkiss, the former commercial director at Bauer Media, as its commercial and trading director.

Share
Aldi joins the content rush and launches YouTube channel

Aldi joins the content rush and launches YouTube channel

Discount supermarket chain Aldi has launched a new YouTube channel to broaden its social media reach.

Share

Get news by email