Sean Duffy, former business director of CBS Outdoor Scotland is to head up the sales team of Newsquest Herald & Times, The Drum has learned.
The company is expected to make an announcement this morning regarding the appointment of Duffy to oversee its sales team following the departure of sales and marketing director, Ian Clarke in June.
It is understood that Duffy has been appointed as advertising director for the Glasgow based publisher.
He has previously worked News International, BSkyB and STV and will take up his role next month.
Tim Blott, managing director of Herald & Times, commented: “We are delighted Sean is joining us to give a wider media perspective as we develop our print and online brands in an ever changing market.”
Duffy added: “I am excited to be joining The Herald & Times group at a time when they have a clear focus on developing truly integrated brands in the Scottish Media market. Our challenge is to create engaging, product driven visual advertising solutions for our clients that reflects the way in which our readers and users migrate and consume our product across platforms."