Leigh Monti appointed Director of Sales, ACP Magazines
ACP Magazines today announced Leigh Monti as Director of Sales. This appointment follows the resignation of Louise Barrett.
Ms Barrett steps down from her position today after 10 years’ service in various roles at Nine Entertainment Co. and, more recently, ACP Magazines.
Matthew Stanton, CEO of ACP Magazines, said: "I take this opportunity to thank Lou for the great work she has done here at ACP across all of our brands and multi-platform channels and wish her all the best for the future.
"Leigh Monti has done an outstanding job at ACP Magazines since joining the company early this year. His leadership skills and knowledge of the advertising and marketing industry across Australia are exemplary, and I know this well-deserved promotion will provide our clients, business and staff with the best service and management in the publishing industry."
Peter Wiltshire, Group Sales and Marketing Director of Nine Entertainment Co., said: "Leigh has worked hard to become an enormous asset for ACP Magazines and this move is a natural progression from his current role as National Sales and Operations Manager.
"His vast media and management experience will assist in his leadership of the ACP sales team and continue the strong collaboration between counterparts at Mi9, Nine Events, Channel Nine and Powered by Nine as we continue to provide leading media solutions for our clients.
"I’m sad to see Lou go as she has been a highly valued member of the management team and has built exceptional relationships over the years. She has given us great service leading the ACP sales team and I would personally like to thank her for all her hard work and dedication."
On his appointment Leigh Monti said: "I am very excited to be continuing as part of the senior management team at ACP and I'm looking forward to the challenges that the new role will bring. We have fabulous sales teams at ACP, led by seasoned media professionals in Victoria, Queensland and NSW, and together we will work to deliver the best results for our clients."
Mr Monti has 25 years of media sales experience; his senior management roles include Commercial Director at APN News &Media, CEO of MCN and Group Sales Manager at Network TEN. He also spent five years running his own mobile advertising and marketing consultancy.
His appointment takes effect immediately.