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IPC Advertising appoints Dave Sandham Ad Operations Director

Dave SandhamSam Finlay, IPC Media’s Head of Digital Advertising, has appointed Dave Sandham to the role of Ad Operations Director. Dave brings with him over 11 years’ experience in a commercial digital environment. He moves to IPC from Hearst Digital, where he was Commercial Operations Director. Prior to that, Dave was Head of Operations at Natmag Digital, where he founded the Natmag Digital Ad Operations team. In his new role, which he takes up today, Dave will be a key member of the digital sales management team, developing strategies and implementing and maintaining company-wide standards and service levels of Ad Operations. Sam says: “We are delighted to welcome Dave to our team. He is without a doubt a leader in his field. By heading up our ad operations, Dave will play a pivotal role in our offering to advertisers. Working in conjunction with the sales teams we aim to continually improve the range of solutions to our customers and deliver best in class service at all times. Dave's talent and wealth of experience makes him the ideal choice for IPC as we tackle ever more complex technology whilst continuing to grow and evolve.” Dave adds: “I am excited to be joining one of the leading digital publishers in the UK and looking forward to working with a successful sales and operations team. IPC has made great strides in improving its digital sales, operations and service to clients and I am looking forward to continuing this progress into 2012.” Dave takes up his new role today.
AOP introduced a dedicated award for Ad Operations Team for the first time this year, at its 10th Digital Publishing Awards in June.