Justine Southall named to lead Time Inc. UK’s premium fashion and beauty titles
Southall, who joined the publishing company in 2011, now is publishing director for both Marie Claire and InStyle magazines
London, England – December 15, 2015 — Time Inc. UK is extending Justine Southall’s remit to lead premium fashion and beauty for the company. Her publishing director role now comprises both Marie Claire and InStyle.
Justine has worked at Time Inc. UK since 2011, joining as publishing director of Marie Claire, responsible for driving and launching innovative new products such as Marie Clare Runway, MC@work and the Marie Claire Beauty shop among others. Prior to joining the company, Justine was publishing director at the National Magazine Company.
Fiona Dent, group managing director of Time Inc. UK’s lifestyle brands, says: “Justine is one of the most talented leaders in premium fashion and beauty and I am delighted that she will be driving these important sectors for Time Inc. UK. Her energy and passion for innovation are second to none and I am very excited that Marie Claire, InStyle and our new initiatives will benefit from Justine’s deep experience.”
Justine adds: “To be in a position to lead the premium fashion and beauty business at Time Inc. UK is a huge opportunity because strategically, this is a very important and growing sector for the company. I am delighted to be taking on InStyle and working with editor Charlotte Moore who has brought great energy and spirit to the brand. I am confident that with InStyle, Marie Claire, the launch of the Marie Claire Beauty Shop next year, a raft of new up-and-coming initiatives, and of course working with some of the most talented teams in town, I am well placed to really drive these categories and look forward to building on our current successes.”
Justine takes up her role with immediate effect, reporting to Fiona Dent.