Emap appoints chief executive officer

Emap appoints chief executive officer
 

6 September 2011

6 September 2011

The board of Emap International Ltd ("Emap") today announces the appointment of Duncan Painter as chief executive officer. He replaces David Gilbertson, who stepped down in May.

Duncan, 41, is currently managing director of Sky IQ, a subsidiary of BSkyB. Sky IQ provides customer intelligence services to BSkyB and FTSE 100 companies including Centrica and Zurich Financial Services.

Duncan has been with Sky for the last two years. His previous roles include global product leader at Experian Marketing Services, chief executive officer of consumer intelligence company ClarityBlue and European systems integration director for Hitachi Data Systems. He led the management buyout of ClarityBlue in 2003 prior to its sale to Experian in 2006. His start date at Emap will be announced in due course.

Irina Hemmers, chairman of Emap and a partner at joint shareholder Apax Partners, said: "Duncan has extensive experience of leading successful B2B and data companies and was the stand-out candidate for the role. The board is delighted that he will be joining Emap as chief executive officer."

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About Emap

Emap is a leading business-to-business multiplatform media group. For millions of people across the world involved in the built environment, retail, media, fashion, health, education, government and automotive sectors, Emap provides essential news, analysis and access.

Emap's ultimate holding company is jointly owned by funds advised by Apax Partners, and Guardian Media Group. 

 

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