Amscreen hires Jamie Lindsay as managing director

Amscreen, the digital media owner, has appointed Jamie Lindsay as its managing director.

Jamie Lindsay: appointed managing director at  Amscreen
Jamie Lindsay: appointed managing director at Amscreen

Lindsay is leaving his current role as managing director, commercial, of in-flight media specialist Brand Connections Global but is understood to be working out his notice and is expected to join Amscreen in three months.

Lindsay, who has more than 15 years experience in the industry, will manage Amscreen's UK division.

Before joining Brand Connections Global in 2010, Lindsay led a 60-strong sales force at JC Decaux. He started his career at Carat, the Aegis media agency.

He will be joined by Jai Pushkin, who has been promoted to the role of head of agency sales.

The appointments follow on from other recent additions to the team including Yoko De Souza as director of client sales, Mike Hemmings as marketing director and most recently, James Whitbread as account director.

Simon Sugar, chief executive officer of Amscreen, said both Jamie and Jai had "fantastic industry experience" and the Amscreen team is "continuing to develop at a fast rate".

The move follows the recent news that Chris Forrester, European managing director of sales and marketing for Amscreen, is to leave in June to oversee the sales and marketing functions at Primesight.

Amscreen operates and sells ads on a networks of screens located in forecourt stores, local convenience stores, WHSmith Travel stores, GP surgeries and Powerleague football centres.

Follow Nick Batten on Twitter @NickBatten2

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

Timeline: A look back at April Fool's marketing

Timeline: A look back at April Fool's marketing

It is every pranksters' dream day, but now the annual practical joke occasion is an opportunity for brands to put themselves in the eye of gullible/on the ball consumers via creative pranks. Here, we take a look back at the best hoaxes throughout the last decade.

Share
Brands on Buzzfeed: Just add puppy GIFs

Brands on Buzzfeed: Just add puppy GIFs

We take a look at McVitie's posts on Buzzfeed (a long look, puppies are involved), James Cordon's bod and an even longer look at April Fool's Day pranks over the past decade.

Share
Martin Sorrell: Advocacy is part of advertising

Martin Sorrell: Advocacy is part of advertising

Advocacy is not threatening to usurp advertising because they are both part of the same process, according to WPP's chief executive, Sir Martin Sorrell.

Share

Get news by email