Airport Partners Limited, the specialist Regional Advertising operator announced today the appointment of Paula Oliver as Managing Director (Designate).
Paula was previously of course Operations and Development Director of JCDecaux Airport and has worked in the industry for the past 17 years.
Over the last few years Paula has overseen the development of advertising and media at UK Airports including the GBP 22m expansion to introduce digital and additional innovative product into BAA airports, including Terminal 5 which opened last year.
Andrew Walker, AdGroup Chairman told us “We are delighted with this game changing appointment and are looking forward to Paula’s significant breadth and depth of experience helping Airport Partners significantly expand our airport business”.
Paula will be heading Airport Partner’s bid for the current media tender issued by BAA for contracts at their 7 UK airports including Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted and told us “This is a tremendous opportunity for me to join such a successful Company as Airport Partners at a crucial time in UK airport advertising. We see significant expansion opportunities over the next 12 months both winning new contracts and continuing to maximise opportunities at our existing concessions. We have a solid portfolio of UK airports, a fantastic team and I look forward to contributing”.
Airport Partners was formed three years ago and now holds the advertising and promotions contracts for 20 UK Airports, including Bristol, Exeter, Plymouth, Newcastle, Leeds Bradford, Inverness and Prestwick.
Part of the AdGroup, the long established outdoor advertising company, Airport Partners specialises in providing a tailor-made service to regional airports and advertising clients and is based in Harrogate.