Centaur Media

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Centaur Media
Industry Business Media
Founded 1981
Headquarters London, United Kingdom
Key people
Revenue Decrease £71 million (2015)[1]
Decrease £4.9 million (2015)[1]
Decrease £6.9 million (2015)[1]
Number of employees
564 (2017)[1]
Website centaurmedia.com

Centaur Media (LSECAU) is a London-based business information, events and marketing solutions provider to professional and commercial markets. It operates through four segments: Marketing, Financial Services, Home Interest and Professional.[1] It was formed in 1981 by Graham Sherren, and is incorporated as a public limited company.[2] The company is also involved in the digital and print publishing; event and information; research data and analysis; exhibitions; and digital information, and training and event activities, as well as provision of agency services.

The company's senior executive management comprises Andria Vidler (CEO; appointed Nov 2013) and Mark Kerswell (CFO; appointed 2011). The Operating Board comprises the senior executive and six others:-Andrew Evans - Group Managing Director (joined Sept 2011), Steve Newbould - Group Managing Director (joined Sept 2015), Linda Smith - COO (joined Feb 2016), Grainne Brankin - General Counsel (joined July 2014), Kathleen Jones - Group HR Director (joined Nov 2012) and Jane Turner - Group Managing Director (joined March 2016).


Acquisitions and investments[edit]


On 21 September, 2016 Centaur Media acquired brand consultancy company Oystercatchers for £3.35 Million.[3][4]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Centaur Media PLC". The Financial Times. Retrieved 14 March 2017. 
  2. ^ a b Nick Clark (2011-10-05). "Centaur's ancient history is no bar to quiet revolution". The Independent. Retrieved 14 March 2017. 
  3. ^ Centaur Media Snaps Up Oystercatchers For GBP3.4 Million, 21 September, 2016. morningstar.co.uk. Retrieved 14 March 2017.
  4. ^ Centaur Media plc ("Centaur") Acquisition of specialist marketing consultancy Oystercatchers, 21 September 2016, investis.com. Retrieved 14 March 2017.

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