By: E&P Staff
Philadelphia Media Holdings appointed Sherry Phillips and Patrick Dignan as director of business development for advertising for the company?s newspapers and director of advertising sales for its online properties, respectively.
The company publishes The Philadelphia Inquirer and the Daily News.
Both Phillips and Dignan most recently worked at Forbes. Phillips was vice president of conference sales at the magazine. In that role, she was responsible for custom events for such clients as General Motors, Mellon Bank, and Microsoft.
Dignan was east coast sales director at Forbes.com. Prior to that he was publisher of Saveur Magazine.
?This is like hitting two home runs,? Brian Tierney, CEO of Philadelphia Media Holdings, said in a statement.