Faversham House appoints Andy Baker as a non-executive director

PRESS RELEASE 25.04.22

Faversham House Ltd, the B2B specialist media company serving the sustainability, utilities, and visual communications markets with their leading brands, edie, Utility Week and Sign & Digital UK, is pleased to announce the appointment of Andy Baker as a non-executive director with immediate effect. Speaking about the appointment, Faversham House’s Chief Executive Amanda Barnes said: “Andy’s years of experience delivering data-led products chimes well with our direction of travel. I am sure his experience of driving change and building on premium B2B brands will enhance our own capabilities. We’re excited he’s agreed to join the board and help us with the next stage of our development and I’m very much looking forward to working with him.” Andy commented: “I am absolutely delighted to be joining the Faversham House team. Faversham House has come through COVID and lockdown in healthy shape and is now poised to accelerate the development of its brands and portfolio. I am looking forward to learning from the team and contributing my experience of B2B business models and leading change.”

   

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About Faversham House
Faversham House Ltd is a multi-award winning, progressive, independent media company based in East Grinstead, West Sussex. It is trusted by thousands of B2B professionals to deliver high-quality insight for better business decision making through a diverse portfolio of digital information and insight, digital and in person exhibitions, conferences, and events with its leading brands edie (sustainability), Utility Week (utilities), and Sign & Digital UK (visual communications). www.favershamhouse.com 

About Andy Baker
Andy Baker is Director & Practice Lead, B2B Information, at Collingwood Advisory. Previously, Andy was Managing Director of The Lawyer 2017-2021, and a member of Centaur plc’s 5- strong Executive Committee. He led the development of The Lawyer into a market-leading subscription and information business, based on double-digit increases in subscriber usage, outstanding retention rates and yield increases, and new data-rich product development. Prior to that, Andy spent 6 years as Managing Director of HSJ, the Health Service Journal. Andy led the team that transformed HSJ from advertising to subscriptions-based, from print-centric to digital-only, and from declining performance to healthy growth. Andy led the sale of HSJ from Ascential plc to Wilmington plc for £19m in early 2017. Andy holds a first degree from Oxford and an MBA from IMD, Switzerland.

For more information please contact:

Amanda Barnes – Chief Executive 07967 560662, amandabarnes@fav-house.com 

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