Alison Farmery has been named account director Europe. Based in London, she will focus on increasing revenue from Europe into BBC World's global properties. Ms. Farmery has worked in international media sales for more than 12 years. Most recently Ms. Farmery was advertising sales manager at Time Warner and she has also worked at NBC and CNBC.
Dowie Jones is account director for The Americas. Mr. Jones was the international business development manager for New York-based New Media Sales, where he was responsible for advertising sales for a variety of terrestrial and panregional satellite and cable channels, including EuroNews. Mr. Jones will be based in New York.
Both Ms. Farmery and Mr. Jones report to Jonathan Howlett, director of airtime sales.
BBC World is funded by advertising and subscription sales and is owned by BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC. The channel is available in more than 55 million homes in 187 countries.
Copyright October 1998, Crain Communications Inc.