Evelyn Webster, Chief Executive, IPC Media





Evelyn Webster, Chief Executive, IPC Media

Evelyn joined IPC in 1992 as a graduate trainee, working her way through circulation and marketing functions to become a Publisher within IPC Inspire, overseeing brands including Country Life, Horse & Hound and Shooting Times. Evelyn was promoted to the IPC board in April 2003, as Managing Director of IPC Inspire, with more than 50 magazine and web brands in her portfolio. She was named Managing Director of IPC Connect – home to Britain's best loved women's weeklies – in March 2004. The Connect portfolio includes some of the most well-known media brands in the UK – Now, Chat, Woman, Woman's Own, and Woman's Weekly. During her tenure she launched three of the most successful new brands of the past decade: Look – the UK's first glossy high street fashion and celebrity style weekly, Pick Me Up – which reinvigorated the real life sector, and www.goodtoknow.co.uk – the destination for mainstream women online. Evelyn became Chief Executive of IPC Media in January 2009, overseeing all aspects of the business – and with direct responsibility for IPC Advertising.

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