Howard Bareham is taking on the new role of Commercial Development Director at UTV this October.
He’ll be responsible for ‘maximising and developing commercial revenues’ at UTV in GB including talkSPORT, Sport magazine, talkSPORT International, UTV’s digital media and 13 local radio stations in England and Wales.
Howard was most recently Head of Radio at Mindshare and GroupM and previously in various buying roles with the Network O&M Media and Zenith Media having started his advertising career with Saatchi & Saatchi.
Scott Taunton, Managing Director, UTV Media (GB) said: “Howard is a highly respected and talented media professional with a wealth of advertising experience which will be hugely beneficial to UTV, complementing the first class team currently driving our commercial activities. He will work with our senior management team to identify and develop new commercial opportunities to ensure UTV Media GB continues to lead the way with innovative and engaging initiatives to drive our clients’ business.”
Howard Bareham added: “I have enjoyed a wonderful career at Mindshare and GroupM, but I am looking forward to joining UTV and working with their impressive in-house team to achieve even greater success in the coming years.”