Express Newspapers has restructured its circulation department, which is headed by sales director Richard Miller. Sales promotion campaigns are to be handled by David Yarnell and direct marketing by Ellen Forrester.
Bridget Rowe, former Sunday Express editor and currently communications director for the National Magazine Company, is understood to be leaving to pursue a career in TV.
IPC’s teen title Mizz has launched a range of body sprays, to be sold by Superdrug. The scented sprays, branded with the Mizz name, come in four different fragrances entitled Dare ya!, Love ya!, Show Ya! and Race ya!
Mark Van de Weyer, the former managing director of FT Magazines, is to launch a weekly magazine targeting investors, called Shares.
Didier GuÃ©rin, president of CondÃ© Nast Asia Pacific, is leaving to set up his own publishing company.
MediaVision has been appointed by Ryanair to handle its £3m media planning and buying across the UK and Europe.
Boots the Chemist is launching a women’s magazine called Health & Beauty, which will be mailed to 2 million Advantage Card holders four times a year.
The NME is launching an ad-vertising campaign this week which focuses on the summer music festival season. It has been created by Duckworth Finn Grubb Waters.
Roy Jeans, managing director of Initiative Media, and Simon Rees, managing director of MindShare, have been elected to the IPA Media Policy Group. They will be responsible for the outdoor and cinema portfolio and the radio portfolio respectively.
FT.com, the Financial Times’ Internet site, has launched a £2m print, TV and Internet campaign through Delaney Fletcher Bozell and Modern Media.Poppe Tyson.
Media planning and buying is by Western International Media.
Total Media has won the media planning and buying accounts for Orion Publishing Group, worth £1m, and Ecco Shoes, worth £750,000.
Maiden Outdoor is launching a millennium package of three outdoor campaigns to run over the end of the year.
Portland Outdoor Advertising has appointed Andrew Eggington as group financial director. He joins from CIA Group, where he was UK group financial controller.