Future appoints Christine Shaw

Future plc last week announced the appointment of Christine Shaw as Managing Director & Senior Vice President, B2B.

Future appoints Christine Shaw

Christine’s appointment follows Future’s recent acquisition of NewBay Media, the events and information business headquartered in New York.

Christine joins Future from PennWell where she served as Senior Vice President of the technology division for 17 years. Prior to this, Christine was a board member for Revo Media and Group Publisher for Bonnier Publications.

Christine has a background in driving growth in B2B markets. Whilst serving as Senior Vice President at PennWell, she oversaw 14 brands in magazines, websites and a number of global events. Christine brings a wealth of media, technology, and marketing knowledge to the role, says Future.

Zillah Byng-Thorne, Chief Executive Officer of Future, says: “It’s a pleasure to welcome Christine on board during such a significant time for Future. Our expansion in the US and diversification into B2B is important strategically for us, and I believe Christine’s expertise will go a long way in steering us successfully in this endeavour.”

Christine Shaw, Managing Director of B2B for Future says: “I am thrilled to have the opportunity to work for Future as the Managing Director of their newly formed B2B division. There is tremendous opportunity to bring together the marquee brands that were formerly NewBay Media with the world-class operations and leadership of Future.”

Christine started at Future on Monday the 7th of May based out of New York.