January 22, 2016 Last Updated 12:08 pm

Hamish Nicklin moves from managing director AOL to chief revenue officer at the Guardian

Nicklin had previously been with Google where he held several positions including Industry Head, Financial Services and Director of Agency Sales

The Guardian announced that they had hired Hamish Nicklin to be the publisher’s first chief revenue officer. Nicklin joins Guardian News & Media from AOL in the UK where he was managing director.

Hamish Nicklin newspapers The Guardian“I am delighted to have attracted someone of Hamish’s calibre to the role of chief revenue officer of GNM,” said David Pemsel, CEO of the Guardian’s parent company GMG. “With his in-depth knowledge of the commercial media sector, Hamish will play a key role in unlocking the full potential of the Guardian’s valuable audience and cross-platform reach.”

Nicklin will also be responsible for advertising revenues, its jobs operation and branded content division Guardian Labs, as well as building relationships with major clients and media agencies internationally. He will also sit on Guardian News & Media’s executive committee.

Nicklin previously had been with Google, joining the search giant in 2006 as Industry Head, Financial Services. His last position there was as Director of Agency Sales, leaving in 2015 to join AOL last June.

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