The Guardian has appointed Hamish Nicklin to the newly created role of chief revenue officer. He was previously the managing director of the UK arm of Huffington Post owner AOL.
Nicklin, a former sales director at Google where he worked for nine years, will be responsible for Guardian News & Media’s advertising revenues, its jobs operation and branded content division Guardian Labs.
Nicklin, who has run AOL UK since June last year, will also be responsible for building relationships directly with major clients and media agencies internationally.
He will also sit on Guardian News & Media’s executive committee.