Esquire Middle East, part of ITP Media Group has appointed Thomas Shambler to the role of Digital Director starting September 2017. Thomas brings with him a wealth of experience in journalism and has worked across ITP Media Group’s publications including The Rake as Editor-in-Chief, Revolution as Managing Editor and is currently with CEO Middle East as Editor-in-Chief. In his new role, he will work across the digital content of Esquire Middle East and develop strategies for the growth of its digital platform across the region.
ITP Media Group has appointed Jeremy Lawrence to the role of Editorial Director of Arabian Business. With a wealth of experience in journalism, Jeremy joined ITP Media Group in 2003 and has worked across its titles including Time Out Dubai as Editor and Esquire Middle East as Editor-in-Chief. In his new role, he will oversee the brand development of Arabian Business across its digital and print portfolio.
ITP Publishing Group has welcomed Daniel Higgins to the role of Fashion Editor of Esquire Middle East. With experience in writing and styling, Daniel previously worked with The Telegraph, D’Marge and Recognise magazine in the UK and most recently Head of the Luxury and Style division for clients including; Caprice Holdings and Harry’s of London. In his new role, he will be overseeing all style content for the print, digital and event Esquire Middle East platforms as well as the Big Black Book.
Sorbet Magazine, part of Mixed Media Publishing, is set to welcome Kate Hazell to the role of Deputy Editor on May 1, 2016. Formerly Fashion Director at Esquire where she worked on Esquire Middle East Magazine, www.EsquireME.com and as Editor of the bi-annual Esquire Big Black Book, Kate brings over 10 years of experience in the publishing industry to her new role. As Sorbet Magazine’s new Deputy Editor, she will be responsible for assisting in the production and editing of the quarterly monthly fashion publication.
Former Editor-in-Chief of EDGAR, Matthew Priest, has joined Esquire Middle East as Executive Editor. While working with EDGAR, Matthew contributed greatly to the growth of the magazine brand in the region, as well as the launch of EDGARdaily.com. He brings over seven years of experience in journalism and editing to his new role, where he will be working across the print products, leading the digital editions of the magazine as well special projects, helping to drive the brand’s 360-degree vision.
Tom Norton has joined the team at Esquire Middle East as Digital Editor. Tom brings with him experience in both the men’s and lifestyle digital sector, having worked previously as a Staff Writer for maxim.co.uk in London. As previous Editor of Sound & Stage Middle East for over a year, Tom continues at ITP Publishing to oversee all digital editorial content for esquireme.com.