ESI Media promotes James White to head of trading and Oliver Wheatley to head of newspapers

ESI Media has promoted James White to the role of head of trading, where he will handle brands including London Evening Standard, the Independent, i and London Live.

He will look to lead the team in maximising the potential of all ESI Media’s assets, as well as pioneering new and creative ways to sell advertising inventory.

White’s previous role, head of newspapers, will be replaced by Oliver Wheatley.

White and Wheatley will continue to report into group sales director, Simon Poole. 

Poole said: “As we continue to invest in our multi-platform proposition for advertisers, James’ strong trading performance and collaborative approach makes him the perfect person to take the business forward. Additionally, Oliver has an impressive track record in delivering strong results for the business. I look forward to working even more closely with both James and Oliver to build on the momentum of the success they’ve already achieved.”

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