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Local World announces West Midlands commercial appointment

Andrew Robinson, media sales director at CIN, has been promoted to the position of West Midlands regional commercial director effective from December 1.

Andrew has played a key role in developing CIN's commercial success with excellent results across our print and digital portfolio, says Local World.

Andrew has extensive industry experience, having held senior commercial positions including deputy advertisement director at Midlands News Association Media Group, regional commercial director at Northamptonshire Newspapers and national sales manager at both Trinity Mirror Midlands and the Birmingham Post & Mail.

In his new role, Andrew will be responsible for heading up the commercial operation across the West Midlands patch, which includes CIN, Stoke, Leek, Stafford, Nuneaton and Cradley Heath, leading the teams to achieve success in their individual marketplaces as well as developing regional multimedia opportunities.

Michelle Gesell, West Midlands group managing director, said: "Andrew has a tremendous wealth of industry experience and he has an impressive history in leading and driving commercial teams to achieve fantastic results. I know that he will make a real impact in this incredibly important new regional role."

Andrew said: "I'm delighted to be appointed into this position and to have the opportunity to develop such a strong portfolio of print and digital products across the West Midlands region."