EuroNews, the multi-lingual pan-European news channel, has appointed Justin Davison as international sales director. He joined the company in 2000 and is promoted from the position of international sales manager. He will be based in London and will report to the recently promoted Olivier de Montchenu, managing director of EuroNews Sales, as well as director of distribution and sales. The role will cover the UK, Scandinavia, Netherlands, Poland, Ireland and coordination with the US and Canada rep.
Admedia, the national media contractor for style bars/pubs, health clubs, motorway services and shopping centres has launched its new “Creative Solutions” division.
Kanjeev Sikka has been promoted to head of creative solutions and will expand this new division. Kelvin Cery has also joined Admedia as account manager, focusing on agency and direct client sales.
JDA, the full service agency in the North of England, has four new appointments at its Leeds office.
Paul Arrowsuch and Justin Steed join the JDA creative team as creative group heads. Steed was senior copywriter for DY&R Wunderman Asia Pacific in Singapore. Arrowsuch worked as senior art director for DP&A in London. Rob Macdonald takes on the role of senior web developer within JDA Interactive and will be responsible for the development of client websites. Shane Lennon joins the media planning and buying team, Drama, as media account manager. He comes from RAM Media in Harrogate.
John Smigielski has been promoted to the newly created position of editor of 25 Beautiful Kitchens and 25 Beautiful Gardens. He was associate editor of sister SouthBank title Country Homes & Interiors.