24 October 2002

NTL’s Stephen Carter linked to EMAP chief executive role

Stephen Carter, NTL’s managing director and chief operating officer for UK and Ireland, has been linked with a number of high-profile jobs, including EMAP chief executive. Carter is understood to have been contacted about the EMAP role, which is currently filled by Robin Miller who is retiring next summer. It is believed that discussions about […]

NTL’s Stephen Carter linked to EMAP chief executive role

Stephen Carter, NTL’s managing director and chief operating officer for UK and Ireland, has been linked with a number of high-profile jobs, including EMAP chief executive. Carter is understood to have been contacted about the EMAP role, which is currently filled by Robin Miller who is retiring next summer. It is believed that discussions about […]

Heinz forced to delay Soup Cups launch

Heinz has been forced to delay its debut in the convenience sector after its Heinz Microwaveable Soup Cups product experienced “unforeseen production” problems. It has also had to pull advertising and promotions scheduled to run from this month. The delay is a blow for Heinz, which would have wanted to have the soup in shops […]

MEDIA ANALYSIS: Can DM save Royal Mail’s bottom line?

Royal Mail’s aim of boosting revenue through direct marketing (DM) has set the postal delivery operator on a course that has often brought it into conflict with the rest of the industry. Undeterred, Royal Mail aims to spread its tentacles even further. Last week it launched a marketing tool that allows advertisers to create and […]

Iceland poaches Sun marketer

The Sun and News of the World’s marketing director Nick Canning is to take up the role of marketing director at troubled supermarket Iceland, in place of Sara Jamison. It is expected that Canning will review Iceland’s &£14.4m advertising account, which is held by HHCL & Partners. The supermarket abandoned a review of the business […]

Georgia-Pacific axes senior marketing role

Tissue manufacturer Georgia-Pacific has axed the role of its UK marketing chief Steve Duncan, as part of what is understood to be a cost-saving exercise. He leaves the company at the end of the year. The manufacturer of the Nouvelle and Kittensoft tissue ranges is struggling in a tough market, hit by increased paper pulp […]

Heinz forced to delay Soup Cups launch

Heinz has been forced to delay its debut in the convenience sector after its Heinz Microwaveable Soup Cups product experienced “unforeseen production” problems. It has also had to pull advertising and promotions scheduled to run from this month. The delay is a blow for Heinz, which would have wanted to have the soup in shops […]

Digest

Abbey National has appointed former president of Swiss bank UBS, Luqman Arnold, as chief executive. He replaces Ian Harley, who was ousted in July.

Pop goes the Diary’s puffedup bravado

Popcorn. Not difficult to eat but traditionally a real passion killer. Many’s the time that the Diary’s other half has been so engrossed in the crispy kernels that when the Diary’s attention wanders from the movie to what is known colloquially as “necking”, it has ended up choking on the rough stuff. But the path […]

Digest

Express Group Newspapers is considering transferring up to 100 production staff to its Lancashire offices.

A time for giving

Corporate giving and product promotions are popular exercises at Christmas, but the purpose behind them can be lost if they become just a Yuletide habit. Helen Donald finds out how to get seasonal promotions and present-giving right

Digest

The Sandom Group has created a £2.5m radio and outdoor campaign for Travel Inn, which breaks on November 1, featuring the strapline ‘Your Inn For A Good Night’s Sleep’.

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