APN Outdoor’s Mark Fairhurst becomes GM of QMS Sydney

QMS Sydney has hired the former APN Outdoor general manager of sales, Mark Fairhurst, as its Sydney general manager.

Fairhurst was made redundant from APN Outdoor following JC Decaux’s acquisition of the outdoor media company in September.

Fairhurst joins the agency from APN Outdoor

APN Outdoor’s Fairhurst worked with the company for more than five years and became an integration advisor for a few months after the JC Decaux and APN Outdoor merger.

In the newly created role at QMS, Fairhurst will now be responsible for driving growth in the Sydney market.

Barclay Nettlefold, group CEO at QMS Media, said in a statement: “We are extremely pleased to have appointed such a highly accomplished senior executive in Mark to help expand our media operations in the critical Sydney market.

“As an industry recognised sales leader, Mark’s experience and strong client and agency relationships will only further complement our senior sales management team, providing additional
support and guidance as we continue to position QMS Australia for future growth.”

John O’Neill, CEO of QMS Australia, added: “This newly created role is critical to the ongoing success of QMS Australia, as we focus on building on our solid foundations of quality and excellence for our clients.”


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