Acast expands UK sales team and promotes Mike Thomas
Acast has made several promotions in its UK sales department, including Mike Thomas becoming Group Business Director.
Mike will lead a team covering relationships with some of the biggest media companies in the UK. He joined Acast in 2021 as a Key Account Director and has previously led teams at Clash Music Group and News UK.
“My new role will continue to work with some of the biggest ad-buying teams and brands, and I look forward to renewing some long-standing relationships and sharing all the latest news, stats and shows from Acast Creator Network with the media industry,” says Mike.
Mike joins a senior sales leadership team run by Director of Sales Leo Goldingham, that also includes Kate Lockie as Commercial Partnerships Director, Vicky Dubeck as Sales Operations Director, Tom Roach as Commercial Strategy Director, Sophie Westbeech as Brand Partnerships Director and Emma Morrisroe, Gabriella Cox, Lorna Byrne in Group Business Director roles.
Elsewhere in the department, Dapo Olowu and Imogen Hudson have been promoted to Key Account Director positions, and Amelia Chapman has stepped up to Account Executive.
Josh Woodhouse, MD of Acast UK & Ireland said: “Our media-facing sales team is simply the best in the business.
“No one else knows the potential of podcasting like they do or has the passion to help our creators grow and blossom.
“I know Mike’s incredible experience will continue to be an asset to Acast, and I’m proud to have Dapo, Imogen and Amelia on our side.”