Digital Marketing Group PLC
05 September 2007
Date: 5th September 2007
On behalf of: Digital Marketing Group plc ('the Company')
Embargoed until: 0700hrs
Digital Marketing Group plc
Digital Marketing Group plc (AIM: DIGI), the digital direct marketing
specialists, confirms that following the announcement on 27th June 2007 of the
appointment of Sarah Guest as Group Finance Director and Company Secretary,
Sarah has today formally assumed these roles and has been appointed to the
Sarah, 32, is a qualified Chartered Accountant (ACA). Her previous roles
included the UK Financial Controller at George Wimpey Plc and prior to this, she
worked at Clear Channel Entertainment (CCE) as European Director of Accounting
and Control and UK Financial Controller. Sarah has over seven years of financial
experience post ACA qualification and has a broad range of financial accounting
experience from UK GAAP, IFRS & US GAAP. She trained and qualified at Ernst &
As previously announced, Robert Millington remains with the Company until the
end of September to assist in the handover to Sarah.
There are no further disclosures to be made under Schedule 2, paragraph (g) of
the AIM rules.
Digital Marketing Group plc www.digitalmarketinggroup.co.uk
Ben Langdon, Chief Executive via Redleaf Communications
Emma Kane/ Susan Quigley Tel: 020 7822 0200
Notes to Editors:
! Digital Marketing Group is not a 'marketing services' group and
will never seek to make investments in traditional marketing services such as
mass-market advertising agencies, packaging, design, or sales promotion.
! Digital Marketing Group plans, creates and executes
communications across digital and direct media channels. By coupling this with
database marketing skills the Group produces more effective digital direct
marketing, higher brand-consumer loyalty and improved profitability for its
! Its strategy is to grow organically and by acquiring businesses
with complementary skills in digital direct marketing.
! Digital Marketing Group employs over 500 people with a market
capitalisation of £76.23m (as at close of day 4th September 2007).
! Inbox Digital has enjoyed industry wide recognition having won
the Games Category at the NMA Effectiveness Awards 2007 for their online game, '
Viva la volley'. Stan James commissioned Inbox Digital to create an online game
to promote its betting services during the 2006 FIFA World Cup. The Awards were
announced on Thursday 28th June 2007.
! Graphico won the Travel Category at the NMA Effectiveness Awards
2007 for the First Great Western consumer-facing website. Graphico created a
seamless online journey from route planning to ticket sales, integrating
third-party information to create a destination site.
The Group currently comprises seven complementary agencies:
! Inbox Digital - plans, creates and manages end-to-end digital
marketing campaigns. Further information is available at: www.inbox.co.uk
! Dig for Fire - the largest direct marketing agency operating
exclusively outside London. Further information is available at:
! HSM - combines outbound telemarketing, with digital and data
marketing. Further information is available at: www.hsm.co.uk
! Cheeze - one of Europe's leading digital response agencies and
the UK's fifth largest search marketing specialist. Further information is
available at: www.cheeze.com
! Jaywing - a leading UK data services specialist providing both
online and offline data and information services. Further information is
available at: www.jaywing.com
! Graphico - a successful full service creative digital agency
with skills in mobile marketing. Graphico has a team of 70 people and is a
member of the Direct Marketing Association and Mobile Data Association. Further
information is available at: www.graphico.co.uk
! Hyperlaunch - an award winning digital creative marketing
agency, specialising in the media and entertainment sector. Further information
is available at: www.hyperlaunch.com
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