Yahoo creates new European brand role

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LONDON--Yahoo! Europe has appointed Jerry Glover to the newly created position of commercial director, Europe with responsibilities for brand and trade marketing and sales and distribution.

Mr. Glover was recruited from National Geographic Channel, where, as managing director, he oversaw the channel's launch in Europe and Africa.

Before National Geographic, Mr. Glover managed cable and satellite operations for both The Travel Channel Europe and Granada Sky Broadcasting.

Yahoo Europe! has also drafted in Martina King as its new managing director for Yahoo! U.K. and Ireland. Ms King's remit is to develop relationships with U.K. advertisers, content and e-commerce providers.

Ms. King was previously managing director at TSMS, the sales house of U.K. commercial broadcaster ITV.

Headquartered in London, Yahoo! Europe comprises the local Yahoo! sites for the U.K. and Ireland, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Norway and Denmark.

Copyright September 1999, Crain Communications Inc.

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