News International continues commercial division reshuffle

News International has announced further changes to its restructured commercial division under managing director Paul Hayes (pictured).

Times Newspapers head of trading operations Ian Rees will move to the position of News Group Newspapers head of trading, with NGN trading director Liam Reynolds becoming Times Newspapers head of trading.

Thelondonpaper advertising manager Naim Halloum will become head of trading for the freesheet, while NGN head of magazines Sian Roberts will become NI head of trading for magazines. All four will report into News International’s new trading director Dominic Carter.

Times Media head of solutions Nick Hammond has also been promoted to NI head of creative solutions, while Times Media campaign manager Corinne O’Sullivan has been appointed as NI head of campaign management. Times Media head of client sales James Roles moves into the position of NI head of client development. All three will report to the solutions director, a role that has yet to be filled.

Also reporting to the yet-to-filled position of agency account director will be four NI key account managers who have been appointed to manage agency relationships. They are NGN head of strategy and planning Terence Cassano, thelondonpaper advertising director Michael Craig, TNL group business manager Karin Seymour and NGN group business manager Dickie Smith.

News International commercial managing director Paul Hayes says: “This restructured commercial team will provide the experience and focus as we move into our next phase of growth and improved customer service.”

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