Kester Capital

David Gilbertson appointed Chairman of Briefing Media

06 May 2013

Briefing Media is delighted to announce the appointment of David Gilbertson as Chairman. As Chairman, David will work with the board on strategy development and acquisitions and be a sounding board and sage counsel.

David is one of the most experienced business media executives in the world. His most recent executive role was as CEO of EMAP (before it was renamed as Top Right Group). Prior to that he was CEO of Informa where he was one of two founders of the business which through organic growth and acquisition became one of the largest and most successful business media groups in the world. Prior to this David was CEO of LLP, the publishers of Lloyd's List. He began his career as a journalist with Metal Bulletin and also had a short spell as MD of The Lancet.


For further enquiries on Kester Capital please contact:

Cameron Crockett
Telephone:   +44 20 3747 5700

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Neil Thackray


About Kester Capital

Kester Capital LLP is a mid-market UK private equity firm making equity investments of £5 to £25 million.

About Briefing Media

Briefing Media was established to acquire business-to-business media assets with strong market positions.  During Kester Capital's ownership, Briefing Media made five acquisitions across three sectors: agriculture, healthcare and media strategy.  Briefing Media's agriculture assets formed the UK's leading agriculture information and events group.