Andy Hart has been appointed to the newly-created role of SVP, Chief Revenue Officer of Hearst Magazines International (HMI).
Hart will oversee print and digital advertising revenue for Hearst Magazines‘ global businesses outside of the United States.
Hart joins HMI from Microsoft, where he was Vice President, Europe, Advertising and Online, and a member of the global executive leadership team.
He joins HMI on October 1 and will be based in London, reporting jointly to Duncan Edwards, HMI President and CEO, and Michael Clinton, Hearst Magazines president, marketing and publishing director.
From 2002 to 2008, Hart was CEO of the digital division of DMGT (Daily Mail and General Trust plc).
He launched MailOnline, made 15 acquisitions and built many successful brands, growing digital revenues to more than £200m. Prior to that, he was CEO of Diageo Plc’s Translucis.
“Hearst Magazines is an innovative company with a portfolio of the world’s most well-loved brands,” Hart said.
“I have long admired its rich content, superb client relationships and dynamic, market-leading digital strategy.
“I am excited to join the impressive team, to build scaled, creative programs across the globe that enable advertisers to engage with Hearst’s vast audience of passionate readers in print and online.”