Hearst Magazines UK announces the appointment of Paul Cassar as its new Chief Digital Officer.
Currently VP International Operations at digital publishing company Say Media, Paul will join the business in January 2017 with responsibility for driving Hearst’s digital audience, revenues and expertise. Reporting to CEO Anna Jones, he will work closely in partnership with Hearst’s Chief Revenue Officer Duncan Chater.
Paul has almost 30 years experience in the media industry. In his role at Say Media, Paul oversees all sales, strategy and operations for Canada and the UK with responsibility for CSM platform partnership recruitment and international corporate development. Paul has been at Say Media since 2008, originally joining as Canadian Sales Director. Prior to that Paul ran the national sales operation across Canadian newspaper company Communications Voir.
Anna Jones, CEO of Hearst Magazines UK says: “Paul is an exceptional talent and the perfect candidate to lead the next stage of Hearst’s digital development. He has an entrepreneurial approach, is highly collaborative and commercially savvy. His vision and expertise will be instrumental in continuing to propel the business forwards and the combination of Duncan and Paul puts Hearst on a very sure footing for 2017.”