Clare Rush Appointed Deputy Chief Revenue Officer, MailOnline

MailOnline has announced that Clare Rush has been appointed Deputy Chief Revenue Officer, MailOnline UK & Rest Of World.

Reporting to Melanie Scott, Chief Revenue Officer, MailOnline UK & ROW, Rush will be responsible for shaping the strategy to continue to grow the share of UK revenues and developing even stronger MailOnline client relationships and strategic partnerships as part of the MailOnline commercial team.

Rush joins MailOnline from MEC where she was Managing Partner of Commercials and Joint Head of Investment. As a member of the Management Board, her role was to drive the commercial delivery for clients and the agency for investment. She was an active member of the Group M team, leading trading on behalf of MEC for display. Most recently she was responsible for the integration of the print and digital teams to a paid display department.

Speaking about her appointment, Clare Rush said: “I am delighted to be joining an organisation that has proved itself to be a leader in both the print and digital arena. The strategic vision for the MailOnline is both inspiring and challenging and represents a great opportunity to work closely with Mel Scott and Martin Clarke who have already created a formidable business. I am thoroughly looking forward to joining and contributing to this impressive team.”

Melanie Scott commented: “Clare’s arrival at such an exciting time at MailOnline will be key to driving the next phase of our growth. Having worked with her for a number of years I have witnessed Clare’s innate talent to develop relationships first hand, which combined with her knowledge of the industry will be a great asset to help spearhead our ambitions. With an ever-expanding sales force, Clare’s people skills and management style will ensure our team continue to be market leaders in the digital advertising space.”

Jason Dormieux, Joint Chief Executive Officer at MEC added: “Clare has been an instrumental part of MEC’s success in recent years. We’ll miss her passion, enthusiasm, and unique approach to instilling fun and confidence in those who work with her. This new role represents a great opportunity for her to work with a brand that she has always admired. She leaves with our sincere gratitude for everything she has done during her time at MEC and we wish her every success in her new role.”