Trinity Mirror chief executive Sly Bailey will give the opening address at next spring's Media 360 conference, it was revealed on Wednesday.
The former IPC boss has been in the job for 10 months and the speech will mark her first major public appearance since taking on the role. The conference, organised by Quantum Business Media, the owner of Media Week, takes place at St Andrews from March 31.
Further details can be found at www.media-360.co.uk Theresa Coligan, magazines sales director at Emap Advertising, is leaving the company. She is taking six months out to have "serious me-time". Dave King, managing director of Emap Advertising, is heading the search for her replacement.
Simon Chappell, president of John Brown Citrus' international operation, has quit the company. He is to join independent contract publisher Square One as an equity partner next week.
The London Stock Exchange will launch advertising on its website for the first time at the beginning of next year.
The site, which is a source of financial information and services, is being revamped to offer a range of advertising formats for brands. Londonstockexchange.com receives nearly 8 million page impressions per month and has 800,000 unique users.
The British Internet Publishers Alliance has made its submission to the Culture Department's Graf Review of BBC Online, calling the corporation's website strategy a "catalogue of broken promises". It claimed the BBC has broken its promise to stick to a budget of £21m and is now spending £75m plus £25m in overheads. BIPA called for 12 controls to be put on the BBC's online activity. These include clear boundaries for its public service agenda online; Ofcom scrutiny; a withdrawal from more commercial sectors such as entertainment; and greater links to third-party content.
After a series of "chemistry" meetings, O2 is understood to have created a shortlist for its £33m media planning and buying account. The shortlist is rumoured to include incumbents PHD, The Allmond Partnership and ZenithOptimedia. The two extra agencies on the list are tipped to be the Starcom Motive and MediaCom.
Five is to ditch its policy of investing in permanent poster sites. Instead the TV channel will take temporary positions on sites catering to individual campaign needs. The decision is contrary to a £1.2m 12-month deal struck last year with Viacom Outdoor for ten 48-sheet posters that were held for Five throughout the contract.