Senior Leadership Team

Senior Leadership Team

James Wildman

CEO, Hearst UK | President, Hearst Europe

As CEO of Hearst UK, James?has overall management responsibility for the company.

Claire Blunt

Chief Financial, Operations & Data Officer (CFODO)

Claire Blunt is CFODO?at?Hearst UK, and is one of the most highly regarded CFOs within the industry.?She is?a qualified barrister and?cha

Sharon Douglas

Chief Brand Officer, Lifestyle, Homes & Weeklies

As Chief Brand Officer, Sharon is responsible?for the brand and commercial strategies across our Lifestyle and Homes portfolio.

Jacquie Euwe

Chief Luxury Officer

Jacquie oversees Hearst UK’s Luxury portfolio, which includes Harper’s Bazaar, ELLE, Esquire, ELLE Decoration and Town & Country.

Betsy Fast

Chief Content Development Officer

Betsy's remit is to cultivate editorial excellence and drive digital audience growth and engagement across Hearst UK’s digital channels,

Robert Ffitch

Chief Commercial Development Officer, Hearst Europe

Robert has been at Hearst since September 2017 where he has responsibility for unlocking new commercial revenue growth at Hearst in the U

Matt Hayes

Chief International Brand Officer, Hearst Europe

Matt is?responsible for leading Hearst’s brand strategy across its international titles.?Matt oversees the brand, editorial and commercia

Reid Holland

Chief Consumer Revenue Officer, Hearst Europe

Reid overseas the Consumer Revenue and Marketing divisions in the UK and across Europe.

Effie Kanyua

Director of PR & Communications

After over 14 years’ communications experience with leading global brands, Effie now coordinates Hearst UK's PR and communications.

Dan Levitt

Managing Director, Hearst Content Agency

Dan was appointed?Managing Director of Hearst’s Content Agency in April 2019 and is responsible for its successful operations.

Aimee Nisbet

Head of Legal

With a wide remit, Aimee advises Hearst’s diverse media businesses in the UK and Europe.?

Surinder Simmons

Chief People Officer, Hearst Europe

Surinder was appointed Chief People Officer, Hearst UK in 2015 and became Chief People Officer, Hearst Europe in 2020.

Jane Wolfson

Chief Commercial Officer

Jane leads the Agency and Client Direct Sales division and is responsible for driving commercial revenues and managing and developing relationships with influential media-buying agencies as well as key clients.

Alex Bilmes

Editor-in-Chief, Esquire

Alex Bilmes is editor-in-chief of Esquire, the UK’s most stylish and substantial luxury men’s magazine.

Gaby Huddart

Group Editorial Director, Lifestyle & Homes

Gaby is Group Editorial Director (and Editor-in-Chief, Good Housekeeping) of our Lifestyle & Homes division, across Good Housekeeping

Claire Hodgson

Editor-in-Chief, Cosmopolitan

Claire was appointed Editor-in-Chief of Cosmopolitan in April 2019 and oversees all Cosmopolitan’s brand outputs, including print, digita