NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Mar 14, 2013) - Real Media Group, a business unit of 24/7 Media, announced today three new hires in its London office. Sophie Hill has been named Head of European Technology Sales and two new Sales Managers have joined the UK Media team: Sonia Bachu and Michael Smith.
As Head of European Technology Sales for Real Media Group, Sophie is responsible for working with publishers to sell the company's range of digital management and monetization solutions that include: 24/7 Open AdStream, a world renowned ad serving technology; the Fivia order management platform; and the Microsoft Advertising Exchange. She will lead the Technology Sales team consulting with publishers to further expand the company's footprint throughout Europe.
Sophie is a sales and business development leader with extensive experience in the digital media, entertainment and technology sectors. Most recently she served as Regional Director, USA, for eZ Systems. Her 15-plus years of sales experience also include positions at Blackbook Media, IT Global Media, Dennis Publishing, Access Intelligence & Reed Business Information. Sonia Bachu and Michael Smith join the UK Media team as UK Sales Managers. They bring a wealth of sales and account management experience to their roles, which involve working with advertisers and agencies to develop campaigns that run on the company's ad network, 24/7 Access. Sonia previously held positions in sales at RadiumOne & Autotrader. Michael joins Real Media Group from Venatus Media and prior to that worked at Etype and Rightmove.co.uk.
"Sophie, Sonia and Michael are well-suited to their new roles at Real Media Group and we are delighted to welcome them to our London office," said Larry Allen, SVP Business Development and Global Platform Sales. "This is a particularly exciting time to join Real Media Group, as we position ourselves for further expansion throughout Europe."
About Real Media Group
Real Media Group provides marketing organizations and digital publishers with comprehensive digital media solutions that produce competitive advantage. Powered by 24/7 technology, Real Media Group brings together every digital channel for the advertiser, while helping publishers monetize their content and run every facet of their advertising operations more effectively. Real Media Group is a business unit of digital marketing technology leader 24/7 Media Inc., a WPP Digital company. For more information, visit www.realmedia.com.