Tim Osler joins Reading Room as part of the company’s continued expansion into digital marketing

Reporting to CEO Margaret Manning, Tim will be responsible for developing sales & marketing opportunities for the company as well as maximising the value of commercial & partnership relationships.

Tim brings a wealth of experience to Reading Room from both the client and agency side, joining from digital ideas agency, Randommedia where he held the position ofBusiness Development Director, working with clients such as ebay, Carillion and Sky. Tim previously held the same role at digital agency Wheel where he helped launch their new brand and whose clients included, Qjump, Direct Wines and Unilever.

Tim’s career began at Safeway where he developed new promotional opportunities, linking with other major brands to bring added value to customers. He then moved to Mazda, fulfilling his ambition to work in the Motor industry, where he assisted in all aspects of marketing communications. Tim then moved to the agency side, as Account Director at creative marketing consultancy Claydon Heeley Jones Mason, before working in a consultancy capacity for the RAC, acting as Corporate Identity Manager, responsible for launching and rolling out the new-look RAC brand across the UK and France.

Tim commented on his appointment: “I am very excited to be joining Reading Room as we continue to expand both in the UK and abroad. Reading Room has an excellent track record of developing award winning accessible websites and a reputation in the industry for client service that is second-to-none. I look forward to bringing both my on and offline marketing experience to the team and in engaging with new clients who wish to push the digital boundaries and create new ideas that really deliver.”

Margaret Manning, CEO at Reading Room said: “I am thrilled at having Tim on board. He is the perfect person to help us further expand our business, building on the excellent relationships we have with our existing business partnerships and tapping into the digital needs of the more marketing-focussed clients we aim to reach in the future.”

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About Reading Room:

Reading Room (www.readingroom.com) stands at the forefront of the evolution of digital media, leading the way in the creation of innovative, cost-effective and intelligent strategies for its clients. We are dedicated to understanding, anticipating and shaping the way companies communicate with their audiences through digital platforms.

The company, set up in 1996, has offices in London, Manchester and Sydney.

The company is known for its expertise in all areas of digital communications, technology and marketing. Reading Room has completed projects for prestigious clients including Sony, Heart 106.2 and Cancer Research UK.

If you would like further information please contact:

Margaret Manning
E: m.manning@readingroom.com
T: 020 7432 6000

Kirstie Buchanan
E: k.buchanan@readingroom.com
T: 0161 603 2000

Published on: 12:00AM on 6th October 2005