Performance based internet advertising company, Online Media Group (OMG) has made two key promotions in its affiliate marketing business, OMG Network. Gary Bicker and Jodie Lowthorpe have been promoted to Account Director – two newly created roles.

Since joining OMG in 2005, Gary Bicker has managed and grown affiliate programmes for the company’s financial services and insurance sector advertising clients. He has also played a key role in the development of OMG’s retail sector business, launching affiliate marketing campaigns for major retailers including Virgin Wines. In his new role, Gary will be responsible for the strategic development of sales and news business opportunities for OMG Network’s Advertiser Account Management Team.

Jodie Lowthorpe joined OMG in 2004. She has managed and successfully developed affiliate marketing campaigns for high-profile financial sector clients including MBNA, Virgin Money and Royal Bank of Scotland. As Account Director, Jodie will be responsible for developing the skills of OMG Network’s Advertiser Account Management Team, helping to ensure that they deliver top performing campaigns for clients.

OMG’s Managing Director, Oli Matthews, commented “OMG Network has a strong reputation for service and innovation and these new roles build on this approach. A core part of the new positions will be providing support and direction to the account management teams across a wide range of accounts. Both Gary and Jodie have a wealth of practical, hands-on experience in developing and running successful campaigns for clients which will be invaluable in driving the business forward.”

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For further information please contact:

Oli Matthews at Online Media Group on 01603 697779
Gordon or Liz at Maw Communications on 01603 505845
Notes to editors:
OMG Network has been running affiliate programmes for some of the UK’s biggest brands since 2002. Clients include; Norwich Union, Virgin, Marks & Spencer, RAC, CD Wow and Cancer Research UK.

OMG Network was the first network to introduce affiliate account managers and still maintains a higher ratio of account managers to advertisers and affiliates than any other established network. It is the most successful UK network in the financial and insurance sectors.

Published on: 12:00AM on 30th August 2007