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Digital Cinema Media Engages Jonathan Durden as Strategic Advisor

DCM, 4 months, 1 week ago

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Digital Cinema Media Engages Jonathan Durden as Strategic Advisor

Digital Cinema Media (DCM) has today announced that Jonathan Durden, Co-Founder of media agency PHD, Founder below the belt grooming and consultant, has been engaged as a Strategic Advisor. Durden will work closely with DCM’s CEO Karen Stacey and Sales Director Davina Barker to drive long-term growth by fostering creativity, developing strategic partnerships and strengthening DCM’s planning offering.
 
Durden co-founded the £10bn media network, PHD. (He was the 'D'). He then left in 2007 to become a partner at the advertising agency Miles Calcraft (which has morphed now into Lucky Generals) and Creative Director of Havas Media. He went on to become a partner with PR guru Mark Borkowski in 2011. Since 2014 he has been co-founder of Below the Belt Grooming, products specifically designed for men. In 2015 he became a board adviser to the Ladbible group.
 
Durden’s appointment further strengthens the DCM team following the promotion of Davina Barker to Sales Director earlier this month, the appointment of David Hipkiss to Commercial and Trading Director last year and the recent restructure of the Sales team, with four team members promoted to the new role of Business Director.
 
Karen Stacey, DCM’s CEO, said: “At DCM we are continually seeking to broaden our knowledge, our partners and our strategic offering, so I’m delighted that we can benefit from Jonathan’s extensive experience and visionary thinking within the business. Having the counsel of Jonathan, along with our Chairman Nigel Sharrocks, will help us further grow our medium after a phenomenal 2015, with the momentum continuing into 2016.”
 
Jonathan Durden, Strategic Advisor, DCM, added: “Cinema is the last bastion of big brand advertising. People pay to appreciate all content without interruption. I love this chance to promote such a powerful message alongside Karen's team.”