Nova appoints James Hansford as groups sales manager

Nova Entertainment has named James Hansford as Melbourne group sales manager.

Hansford will lead the sales team responsible for dealing with the Publicis agencies, Zenith and Starcom, along with Nunn Media, with a start date of May 27.

“James has a proven track record in delivering commercial outcomes for Nova Entertainment that leverage the breadth of brands within our portfolio,” said Tamara Pannett, Nova Entertainment’s Melbourne head of agency, to whom Hansford will report.

“In the three years he has been with the Nova Entertainment family, he has gone from strength to strength. A brilliant contributor to team culture, combined with his sound commercial performance, positions James as a key team member for our future success.”

Hansford was most recently a senior sales executive for Nova, and joined the company in 2016. Before then, he was a sales executive at Nine.

Hansford said of his appointment: “I am excited to continue delivering market-leading experiences for our commercial partners, with the support of the talented team at NOVA Entertainment.”


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