SVP, Global Digital Media & Content Strategy
Mark Beard is SVP of Global Digital Media and Content Strategy at The Economist. Prior to his current role Mark was Global Licensing & Syndication Director, UK Circulation Director and then EMEA Circulation & Marketing Director. Today, in addition to managing breakthrough digital marketing activities, he oversees the group’s £4M syndication and licensing business. But digital marketing is currently where his heart and mind reside. Prior to joining The Economist Group, he held many management roles including Circulation Marketing Manager at The Telegraph Group (The Daily Telegraph, The Sunday Telegraph and The Spectator), Publishing Manager at Haymarket (What Car?, STUFF and What Hi-Fi?), Associate Publisher at EMAP in Cape Town and International Business Manager at Bauer Media.