Time Inc. UK Advertising appoints Sian Roberts as client investment director, Rob Biagioni as group investment director
Previously commercial director at Conde Nast, Roberts will lead the category client sales teams across FMCG, fashion, beauty, film, tech, homes, health, retail and food & drink
London, UK – May 19, 2016 — Time Inc. UK Advertising has appointed Sian Roberts as client investment director and Rob Biagioni as group investment director, Specialist. The appointments bolster Time Inc. UK’s core category offering for clients. Both join Time Inc. UK’s Advertising leadership team reporting into managing director Sam Finlay.
Previously commercial director at Conde Nast, Sian takes on responsibility for leading the core category client sales teams across FMCG, fashion, beauty, film, tech, homes, health, retail and food & drink. Joining from John Brown where he was commercial director, Rob takes on responsibility for leading the advertising proposition for Time Inc. UK’s specialist sectors based in their new Farnborough offices including property, finance, country pursuits, marine and sport, as well as leading the company’s marketing services offering.
Sam Finlay, managing director, Time Inc. UK Advertising says: “We are delighted to have Rob and Sian join us in these pivotal roles for the business. As we rapidly develop the range of opportunities we offer customers – from media, insight and data, content, experiential and even logistics and distribution – it is vitally important we ensure that our commercial clients are kept abreast of how we can work together now and in the future. It’s imperative we take our offering direct to clients so we can deliver solutions that answer their specific business needs.
“Sian brings a wealth of experience of the audiences we serve and their passion for our brands and will grow and enhance the significant and long standing client relationships we have as a business. Rob has a tremendous track record of delivering results and his experience of creating content-focussed solutions direct to clients is right on strategy for Time Inc. UK.”
Sian adds: “I am delighted to be joining the Time Inc. UK advertising team. The variety and breadth of the portfolio offers clients the opportunity to harness highly engaged audiences in virtually every sector via increasingly interesting and sophisticated means. I have seen the great work that Sam and the team are producing and am very much looking forward to being a part of it.”
Rob adds: “I am very much looking forward to joining the advertising team at Time Inc. UK The variety of lifestyle and specialist brands they have resonates well with me, and I look forward to helping Sam and the team drive the business forward.”