Richard Dunmall began his career at VNU, moving to online sales house AdLINK in 2001. After three years at AdLINK, Richard spent two years as Chief Executive of MindShare Interaction (formerly M One) and then two years as SVP/MD EMEA at aQuantive.
In 2007, Richard joined Microsoft Advertising as Vice President of Greater Asia Pacific and Americas, generating advertising revenues across Microsoft Advertising’s entire portfolio of products, destinations and experiences. Ultimately Richard ran global advertising sales for Microsoft Advertising as Vice-President of Global Ad Sales, based in New York; in that role he was responsible for developing relationships, driving revenue growth and strategic partnerships with advertisers and agencies worldwide.
Following on from his six years at Microsoft, Richard went on to lead the full-service creative agency Naked Communications as its Global CEO. Having relocated to London in November 2013, Richard was appointed as Group MD of Advertising at Bauer Media where he is in charge of the 200-strong sales team for its portfolio of influential and trusted multi-platform brands which include Heat, Kiss, Grazia, Empire, Magic, Absolute Radio and Closer. He reports to Paul Keenan, CEO, Bauer Media.