Richard Downey has joined Dennis Media Transasia as Publishing Director. He will be responsible initially for driving the business for Blender and subsequently for some of the forthcoming international titles and online ventures.
Speaking about his new role with Dennis Media Transasia, Richard said “I am delighted to be joining Dennis Media Transasia at the time of the company’s creation. Not only will I initially be working in some of the fields I am most passionate about such as music and technology but I am also joining a company that will always value innovation and creativity as highly as I do.”
Piyush Sharma, CEO & Publisher, Media Transasia said, “We are happy to have Richard on board, who brings rich experience in web publishing and ad sales with the right blend of exposure to print, web and digital, essential for driving Dennis Media Transasia’s huge growth plans.”
Richard Downey has worked in the media industry in the UK for over ten years. Starting his career as an advertising executive on a range of technology magazines, Richard took on the role of publisher in 2004. Before joining Dennis Media Transasia Richard held the role of publishing director at Dennis Publishing UK where he had a portfolio that consisted of print, web and digital magazine properties turning over in excess of £3 million a year. Richard is a keen sportsman and enjoys playing football, cricket and golf as well as avidly following the fortunes of Liverpool FC.