Jamie Doubleday appointed head of clients at Hearst UK
Premium content and experience business, Hearst UK, has appointed Jamie Doubleday as its new Head of Clients. Reporting to Chief Commercial Officer, Jane Wolfson, Doubleday will be responsible for driving client-direct partnerships, working across the commercial team’s client categories which include fashion, beauty, food, motors, finance, wellness, travel, technology and entertainment.
The Hearst Solutions client team was formed to ensure that clients work with a team of category specialists, each with extensive knowledge of the unique industry that they service and how Hearst UK is best placed to deliver on client requirements. The team continues to expand the verticals it covers and to work closely with a broad range of clients.
Doubleday, who has won multiple commercial awards, joins Hearst UK from Footballco where he was Vice President of Sales. He previously worked at the Guardian as Head of Vertical Sales and recently as a Group Head for The LADbible Group.
Jane Wolfson, Chief Commercial Officer, Hearst UK: “We are thrilled to welcome Jamie to Hearst Solutions, which is the engine of our commercial offering. Jamie’s experience of working with businesses transitioning from legacy print into digital with diverse revenue streams, along with social-first focused brands means he brings an invaluable blend of product knowledge to the role.
He joins us at a really exciting time in our journey, following the launch of HearstX and the recent appointment of a new CEO. Having Jamie in the team means Hearst Solutions is even better equipped to deliver outstanding commercial solutions powered by insight, originality and brilliant service to our clients.”
Jamie Doubleday, Head of Clients, Hearst UK: “I am very excited to be joining media powerhouse Hearst UK, whose varied brands are iconic, longstanding and trusted. The opportunity to connect Hearst UK’s audiences with advertisers is a real privilege, and I’m looking forward to creating and developing opportunities for our clients at scale”.