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Bath, Banes, United Kingdom, 2012/10/25 - Future plc, the international specialist media group and leading digital publisher, has appointed Declan Gough as Publisher of its Digital Design Group - Futureplc.com. LSE: FUTR
Gough will be responsible for Future’s internationally famous Digital Design portfolio, including
.Net, Creativebloq, 3D World and the Computer Arts brand. Gough has had a successful career spanning 24 years at Centaur, where he rose to be Group Publisher of Creative Review and Design Week. Gough left last year to set up a specialist consultancy for the Creative and Design industries.
Gough will report to Group Publishing Director – Technology & Entertainment, Nial Ferguson.
Declan Gough says: “I am delighted to be joining Future at such an exciting time, and I am really looking forward to helping to continue the development of the digital design portfolio.”
Nial Ferguson says: “I am very excited about this appointment, as Declan’s publishing experience and market knowledge will allow us to accelerate the development of the ambitious plans we have for this portfolio.”
About Future plc
Future plc (futureplc.com) is an international media group and leading digital publisher, listed on the London Stock Exchange (symbol: FUTR). Founded in 1985 with one magazine, today we have operations in the UK, US and Australia creating 200 special-interest publications, apps, websites and events. We hold market-leading positions in Games, Film, Music, Technology, Cycling, Automotive and Crafts. Our biggest-selling products include T3, Total Film, Classic Rock and Official Xbox Magazine. Our websites include gamesradar.com, bikeradar.com, musicradar.com and techradar.com (the UK’s number one consumer technology website). Future sells 2.2 million magazines each month; we attract more than 45 million monthly unique visitors to our websites; and we deliver over 100 digital editions and bespoke apps on tablet. Future exports or syndicates publications to 89 countries, making us the UK’s number one exporter and licensor of magazine content. Future was named Consumer Digital Publisher of the Year for the second year running at the Association of Online Publishers Awards 2012 and PPA Digital Consumer Publisher of the Year 2012.