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News UK Commercial appoints new Head Of Trading

News UK Commercial yesterday announced the appointment of Chris Amor as its new Trading Director.

Chris Amor will be joining from Opera Media, Omnicom Media Group’s division that specialises in media negotiation, where he has been Print, Radio and Out of Home Trading Director for the last two years. Chris’ key responsibilities will be to ensure that News UK continues to set the industry standard in its contractual negotiations and ensure that News UK consolidates its market-leading position, says News UK.

He brings with him nearly 20 years of media negotiation experience as well as a thorough understanding of clients’ needs and objectives and the agency planning process.

Dominic Carter, Commercial Director for News UK Commercial, said: “Chris’ extensive agency experience working with major brands across all types of media within an important network will be a great asset to News UK Commercial. He has a strong understanding of our brands and as the media landscape continues to evolve he will play a key role in helping advertisers and customers understand our one audience sales proposition. I am really looking forward to having him join the team.”

“Matt Shreeve has been in this role for the last three years and has made significant strides in changing our contractual base and the way we trade, he has step-changed the business in this regard. Matt has made and will continue to make a significant contribution to the Commercial team over the coming months.”

Chris will report to Dominic Carter and will start in his role early next year.