January 20, 2017 4:30 PM ET


Company Overview of The National Magazine Company Limited

Company Overview

The National Magazine Company Limited, doing business as Hearst Magazines UK, publishes magazines and digital content for adults, women, and men in the United Kingdom. It publishes Good Living, a monthly magazine that offers help and advice for busy mums and dads on various topics ranging from food and nutrition to health and homes; and All About Soap, a fortnightly gossip fix that features stories about betrayal, babies, relationships, heartbreak, emotional trauma, families, and friendship. The company also publishes Best, a women’s weekly magazine that features consumer experience in fashion, beauty, and entertainment; Cosmopolitan magazine for young women; Country Living, a lifestyle maga...

72 Broadwick Street

London,  W1F 9EP

United Kingdom

Founded in 1910


44 20 7439 5000


44 20 7439 6886

Key Executives for The National Magazine Company Limited

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 41
Age: 55
Editor in Chief of ACP-NatMag
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Operations Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

The National Magazine Company Limited Key Developments

Hearst Magazines UK Announces Management Changes

Hearst Magazines UK announced the appointment of James Wildman as president and chief executive officer. The announcement was made by Hearst President and CEO Steven R. Swartz and Hearst Magazines President David Carey. Wildman will report to Carey and replaces Anna Jones, who departs in February, having co-founded AllBright. Wildman begins in his new role on April 3. Currently chief revenue officer at Trinity Mirror plc, Wildman has been responsible for the group’s national advertising revenue and commercial operations, transforming the company’s industry reputation and driving a turnaround performance built around digital acceleration and creativity. Previously, he was managing director and VP of sales at Yahoo UK, where he was credited with leading a successful reversal of long-term revenue decline.

Hearst Magazines UK Appoints Clare Gorman as Chief Operations Director

Hearst Magazines UK has appointed Clare Gorman to the new role of Chief Operations Director. Clare will report to CEO Anna Jones and will have responsibility for all print and digital commercial operations. She joins the business with immediate effect from Hearst Magazines International (HMI) where she has been working as Director of Sales Operations since May this year.

Hearst Magazines UK Promotes Duncan Chater as Chief Revenue Officer

Hearst Magazines UK has promoted Duncan Chater, currently Group Publishing Director of Cosmopolitan, Red and Esquire, to its most senior commercial role, Chief Revenue Officer. Duncan replaces Ella Dolphin, who leaves Hearst at the end of this month to join Shortlist Media as CEO. Reporting to Hearst Magazine UK’s CEO Anna Jones, he will lead group commercial strategy across all platforms and for all of Hearst’s brands. He takes up his new role on 1 September. Duncan has been with Hearst since 2000 and was appointed as Group Publishing Director, responsible for the brand development for Red, Esquire and most recently Cosmopolitan, in 2015. He joined the Hearst team as Sales Executive for Esquire in 2000, and in 2004 moved across to Men’s Health as Advertising Director. During 11 years on Men’s Health, Duncan broadened the title’s luxury offering and added Runner’s World to his portfolio in 2011. He was also a member of the management team that launched Women’s Health.

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