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29/03/2007

Trio Of Appointments For Somethin' Else

Leading cross-platform production company Somethin’ Else has announced the appointment of three new Account Directors, Michael Holt, Duncan Snowden and Zia George, to join the newly created Commercial Team headed by Commercial Director Jeremy Phillips.
The team will support the company’s strategy to develop both national and global advertiser funded and brand-focused projects working across both Sound and Vision divisions.
Activities will also encompass the management of international sales and distribution under the direction of Rob Poland, Syndication Manager.
Working across Sound and Vision divisions, the new commercial team will help grow the company’s portfolio of advertiser-funded and brand-led projects, an area in which Somethin’ Else have had considerable success.
Jeremy Phillips, Commercial Director, Somethin’ Else said: "Somethin’ Else has had considerable success developing content with leading global brands including, Sure, Nescafé, Orange and Audi. We will be looking to identify and develop new corporate, ad-funded and brand-led content opportunities and I am delighted to have such a talented team onboard."
Michael Holt joins Somethin’ Else from NBC Universal Networks where he worked as Brand Solutions Manager for the SCI FI Channel UK. He has also worked for a number of high-profile media and broadcast corporations including Guardian Media Group, UMTV and Virgin Radio facilitating and developing key commercial opportunities including sponsorship and promotions.
Duncan Snowden has been involved in developing communications strategies for some of the country’s best known youth and entertainment brands including Sony Playstation, Reebok, Virgin Megastores and Footlocker. He has also developed and coordinated campaigns across digital platforms creating including branded, user-generated and advertiser funded content.
Zia George has previously worked for some of the UK’s leading commercial radio groups and joins Somethin’ Else from Gcap Media where she developed commercial and promotional network opportunities for key network chart shows. She has also been involved in developing sponsorship and promotional activity with top brand agencies including bespoke branded programming projects for Jazz FM.
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