20th April 2017  |  

Mail Advertising adds Melanie Danks to leadership team

Danks appointed Chief Client Officer, reporting directly to CRO Clare Rush.

Mail Advertising today announces the appointment of Melanie Danks as Chief Client Officer reporting to Clare Rush, Chief Revenue Officer, Mail Advertising.

Danks joins from the Telegraph Media Group, where she is currently Client Director, and will be responsible for building and maintaining high quality, innovative partnerships for clients, helping to connect brands with the right audiences across all channels including mobile, social and video.

The appointment follows the recent announcement that Dominic Williams will join Rush’s leadership team as Chief Investment Officer in June as Mail Advertising continues to drive growth across its portfolio of leading news brands.

Clare Rush said: “Mel is a highly skilled and respected industry leader who brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the table, as well as an unmatched ‘little black book’ of contacts. In a fast-changing market, Mel will provide our clients with an expert and authoritative view of the ad world and further strengthen our talented leadership team.

Melanie Danks said: “Brands are, more than ever, searching for ways to create compelling content and cut through the clutter. Mail Advertising has the scale, and the expertise, to create clear connections between consumers and brands at the same time as tapping in to real time cultural moments, I am delighted to be joining the team.