IHT names FT exec global sales head

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PARIS -- The International Herald Tribune has poached Stephen Dunbar-Johnson, U.K. advertisement sales director for the Financial Times, as the Paris-based newspaper's new director for worldwide advertising. Mr. Dunbar-Johnson, who will be principally based in Paris and London, is responsible for overseeing the eight IHT subsidiary offices and more than 100 advertising representatives around the world. He replaces James McLeod, who left to become international publishing director of U.K. contract publisher Redwood Publishing.

Mr. Dunbar-Johnson takes up his position in June and will report to Richard Wooldridge, president and chief operating officer of IHT. Mr. Dunbar-Johnson joined the Financial Times in 1985 and has worked for the newspaper in London, Paris and New York.

Copyright May 1998, Crain Communications Inc.

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