Sandra Knowles has been appointed Head of Agency Sales in Manchester for Bauer Media.

She will head up day-to-day operations for the office and manage the wider team. The new role takes effect immediately and Knowles will report into Angela Wilkinson, Commercial Director, Regional Agencies.

Justine Murphy will take the same role in Scotland.

Wilkinson said: “Both Sandra and Justine have been instrumental in helping to deliver transformational revenues and service levels to our customers, so I’m really pleased to announce these new roles.

“Drawing upon their wealth of experience, they will be key in driving revenues forward as our teams collectively offer audience solutions through one point of contact.

“These appointments will offer increased commercial opportunities and enable focus into new development areas.”