News Group Newspapers director of advertising Richard Webb has restructured the company’s sales department. Former NGN sales controller Gary Savage becomes deputy director of advertising; retail manager Kate Cooper becomes controller of NI inserts; Sun advertising manager Chris Branch becomes retail manager; and Today advertising manager Mike Gordon fills Branch’s role on The Sun. Mike Guest has been appointed client manager; David Roddick becomes business development manager for News of the World and Sunday Magazine; and Dominic Carter becomes group head, The Sun.
CIA Medianetwork deputy managing director Josh Dovey is leaving to join Hunt Lascaris, the TBWA/Omnicom media joint venture in South Africa.
The Mail on Sunday is working on another standalone magazine branded under its You magazine banner. A cookery title was produced in November.
The Daily Mirror is to sponsor Carlton TV’s Talking Telephone Numbers gameshow. The sponsorship includes an interactive gamecard placed in the paper.
Saatchi & Saatchi has appointed Chris Hayward, head of television at McCann-Erickson, as deputy media director with responsibility for Procter & Gamble’s media…
…McCann-Erickson has also lost its European media co-ordinator for Coca-Cola, Mark Whitehead, who joins Motive as senior international planner.
Scottish Amicable is launching its own Web site (right), developed by AKQA, which will support existing services and new products.
The World Federation of Advertisers has objected to the European Parliament’s proposed restrictions on TV advertising aimed at children within the EU.
The Telegraph has appointed Matthew Howells as promotions manager. He was formerly account director on News International at Arc Advertising.
Kellogg is to sponsor Electronic Young Telegraph with its Frosties brand. EYT is the first children’s interactive magazine on a disk. The Kellogg deal also covers Young Telegraph, which comes free with the Daily Telegraph each Saturday.
The National Magazine Company has appointed Caroline Atkins as editor of House Beautiful…
…NatMags’ Company magazine has appointed Judith Secombe, former publisher of Media Week, as advertising director.