News UK hires Richard Bogie as general manager for Scotland
News UK has appointed Richard Bogie as general manager for Scotland, which will see him work across titles including The Scottish Sun and Scottish editions of The Times and The Sunday Times.
From 7 April, Bogie will be responsible for delivering commercial targets and developing new opportunities for News UK’s Scottish business,
Mike Darcey, chief executive officer of News UK, said there was “great potential” to grow the Scottish business.
“I have every confidence in [Bogie’s] extensive experience in publishing and sales, which will allow us to drive the operation forward and explore new opportunities.”
Bogie said: “This past year has been an exciting one for Scotland, with the Referendum altering the balance of power in UK politics.
“I am delighted to be joining News UK at this exciting time for Scotland and the news media industry. I look forward to working with the team to further develop brands and grow business.”
Bogie previously served as group advertising sales director at Johnston Press and assistant managing director at Scotsman Publications.