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Paul Clarke joins River as Business Development Director

Paul Clarke, the former commercial chief of Big Picture TV and a former MD of Carat Business, has joined The River Group as Director of Business Development.

Paul has had a long and successful career working at a senior level in media, charity, publishing and retail sectors, and is an experienced business growth specialist for both traditional media and digital properties in the UK and Europe, says River.

River was recently acquired by Sun Capital Partners and Paul’s appointment comes at a pivotal time in the growth plans of the business.

Nicola Murphy, River CEO, said: “We are delighted to have attracted someone of Paul’s calibre and experience to join us at River. This is an exciting time in the company’s development and I am fully confident that Paul brings with him the right mix of expertise and relationships to help us realise our potential.”

Paul Clarke said: “I am delighted to be joining River at this time. I feel we have only just scratched the surface of the content opportunity for brands. River delivers the highest quality and performance to its existing clients and is superbly placed to perform strongly in this sector. I am looking forward to helping them continue their success.”