Ad Age promotes two to deputy ME


Ad Age has promoted Michael Learmonth and Rupal Parekh to deputy managing editor roles.

A story on its website states, “Mr. Learmonth, who has led Ad Age’s digital coverage for the past three years, will direct editorial programming on Ad Age’s digital channels. He will continue to editorially direct the Ad Age Digital Conferences and other digital coverage. Ms. Parekh will be charged with building out Ad Age’s Creativity brand, working with the Creativity staff to elevate the importance of the subject in the broader marketing world. She will also continue to oversee Ad Age’s Agency News channel.”

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Learmonth joined Advertising Age in 2008 after working at Alley Insider, Variety, Reuters and The Industry Standard.

Parekh joined the publication in 2007 after two years at another Crain’s publication, Business Insurance.