50connect, the largest independent news-led lifestyle portal for over 45s in the UK, has appointed Chris Lunn as Operations Manager. Lunn, a key senior digital hire, will oversee the smooth running of 50connect’s website in the coming months.
He will be responsible for maintaining relationships with the site’s technology suppliers and will also introduce new technologies to continually improve 50connect’s offering to users and advertising partners.
Prior to joining 50connect, Lunn was Online Marketing Manager at eteach.com, a job board for the education sector, for more than four years. Here he was responsible for building relationships with major educational organisations as well as managing online advertising activities and the company’s online customer relationship strategy.
50connect, which is recognised by the eSuperbrands council as one of the leading online brands in the country alongside the BBC, Lastminute and eBay, soft-launched its new look site in January. It attracts 2.5 million visits each month.
50connect (www.50connect.co.uk) is the UK’s premier lifestyle portal for today’s over 45s. We are the largest independent and most established web site in the mature market, attracting a sophisticated, affluent audience. 50connect was founded in 2000, and became a standalone business in 2005 when the company was bought by current shareholders. Editor Rachael Hannan has worked with 50connect since its inception and recently oversaw the launch of the new-look site in January 2008. Seasoned journalists Michael Wale and Andrea Kon contribute to the site; Michael as environment correspondent and Andrea as resident agony aunt.
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