BIRMINGHAM, England, September 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Online B2B publisher, Aroq Ltd has hired John Newton, former chief operating officer at digital marketing agency ClickThrough, to head up its marketing communications department.
As director of marketing, John will lead the development of Aroq's stable of brands and, working with the board, develop marketing strategies for Aroq's four B2B industry websites - just-food, just-style, just-drinks and just-auto.
John previously held marketing-related roles at Yahoo! UK & Ireland, former ITV franchise Carlton Television and the market research organisation TNS Global.
Commenting on the arrival, Richard Jackson, CEO of Aroq said: "Earlier this year we decided to recruit a heavyweight marketer to help to continue to drive our business forward.
"I am confident that John has the creativity and gravitas needed to develop our customer proposition. His appointment strengthens further our senior management team as we continue to deliver our long-term growth plan."
John is a Chartered Marketer and Fellow of Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), a Fellow of the Institute of Sales & Marketing Management (ISMM) and a Business Leader within The Marketing Society.
The appointment follows a series of new hires earlier this year, including Kira Bahia and Harjit Abbi as corporate account managers for just-drinks and just-food respectively, and Calum MacRae who was employed to head up the development of just-auto's real-time automotive intelligence service, QUBE.
Aroq Limited is the go-to-online news and intelligence service providing accurate and up-to-the-minute global business information for thousands of bus executives, via four industry specific websites - just-auto, just-drinks, just-food and just-style.
Each site has its own expert editor, a team of analysts and contributors located around the world, ensuring constant global coverage. The websites provide a unique blend of news, in depth analysis and insights delivered in regular columns, blogs, management briefings, interviews, webinar and newsletters.
For further information please contact Ellie, Public Relations at Aroq Limited on +44(0)1527-573-614, alternatively e-mail email@example.com.
SOURCE Aroq Ltd