BJK&E has announced three promotions as it merges its TV buying department into its non-broadcast planning and buying groups. Carl Hillery is promoted to group head, running the Chrysler Jeep, Seiko and Scotts accounts. Katy Driver is promoted to group head running the MercedesBenz, Smart and Triumph accounts. In addition, Sean Cannon has been promoted to senior planner buyer, reporting to Carl Hillery.
Eurosport has strengthened two key areas of its sales team, with the promotion of Georgina Sherman and Christian Kimberley-Bowen to the role of group head. KimberleyBowen will focus on new business development and the US market and Sherman will work with pan-European agencies in London.
Eyeconomy, the online media planning and buying agency, has appointed Paul Steven Smith as sales director. Smith was previously sales manager and has been instrumental in commercially developing the company's bespoke product, SubSites.co.uk, an advertising tool for targeting potential users in a non-confrontational way.
PHDiQ has made a number of senior appointments to its online planning and buying team. Richard Yardley has been promoted to interactive manager, running the HSBC, Intercontinental Hotels, Transport For London, TV Licence and RSPCA accounts. Rimi Rai joins as an interactive manager from Swordfish, running the bmi, Revlon and Prudential accounts. Josh Heaton-Armstrong joins as interactive planner/buyer, running the first direct and Hyundai accounts.
AOL UK has turned to print and radio for the latest recruits to its interactive marketing strategy team, appointing Domenica DiLieto of the Evening Standard and Brigitte Stanley of Capital Radio as sales strategy managers. Both will have responsibility for identifying potential advertising partners and developing packages for them.
Business-to-business retail specialist, Newtrade Publishing, has promoted Mike Baillie to head of sales, taking over full responsibility for ad sales on Retail Newsagent, Retail Express and The Fed.