DC Thomson appoint Head of Advertising for Newspapers

DC Thomson appoint Head of Advertising for Newspapers

DC Thomson has announced the appointment of Mike Barclay to the role of Head of Advertising for its Newspaper business.

As Head of Advertising (Newspapers) Mike will be responsible for leading the advertising teams based across Dundee, Aberdeen, Elgin and Inverness. He will work to increase revenue generation through newspaper advertising, both in print and digitally, whilst investigating new opportunities to ensure revenue growth.

Mike started his career in newspapers with The Press and Journal in the early 2000’s before joining the Scotsman as Digital Sales Manager then laterally Regional Digital Commercial Manager with Johnston Press for over 10 years.

Mike will be joining DC Thomson from Newsquest, following their acquisition of the Romanes Media Group, where he held the position of Group Commercial Director for the last two years.
DC Thomson’s Head of Commercial (Newspapers) Denise West said, “I’m thrilled Mike is joining our newspaper senior management team. He brings with him a wealth of experience and knowledge and I look forward to working with him to develop advertising solutions across the DC Thomson portfolio.”

Mike said of his move, “I’m delighted to be joining DC Thomson and am looking forward to driving revenues with such a dynamic media company. DC Thomson produces some of the top regional titles in the country and I’m thrilled to be joining such a great team”

Mike Barclay will join DC Thomson on 1st March 2016.