Hand Media International is independently owned and operated.
We currently publish twelve titles, three consumer and nine business-to-business, as well as producing publishing and media solutions for a diverse range of clients.
Hand Media International is different from other media businesses. We have over three decades of international and national media experience. We produce our own stable of successful titles as well as those of our clients. These encompass both consumer and B2B arenas.
Our hardworking, flexible and creative working environment allows us to meet the needs of a diverse range of disciplines for ourselves and our clients.
- Professional British publisher, media investor and business consultant.
- Commercially launched For Him Magazine (FHM) creating the retail and commercial blueprint for the most successful men’s magazine in UK history.
- Worked within the senior commercial team at Express Newspapers. The first 7-day commercial operation of its kind in the UK.
- Launch Director at Salehurst Paper Plc, specialist paper broker to the UK and European magazine and newspaper industry. The company was eventually fully listed on the UK stock market with a market capitalisation of over £40m. Sold to venture capital investment.
- Purchased the majority shareholding of Hand Media International in 2001.
- Consultant to venture capital firms with media investments and consultant to a variety of different European businesses with media and publishing assets.
- Member of Chatham House (Royal Institute of International Affairs).
- Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.
- Professional scuba diver.
- Rugby coach.
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Best International Security Publication 2019
Security Buyer magazine has been awarded Best International Security Publication 2019 in the BUILD Infrastructure Awards 2019
Top 10 Trade Magazine 2018
International Trade Magazine was awarded sixth place in Feedpost’s 2018 Top 10 Trade Magazine Awards based on social metrics analysis
Managing Director of 2016
Hand Media’s Managing Director and Owner David Rossiter won Managing Director of the Year in 2016 in the Corporate Vision Magazine
Best Independent Consumer Publishing Company 2015
Hand Media International won the Best Independent consumer Publishing Company in the Al Business Excellence Awards 2015
The PPA Award 2006
The 2006 PPA Award for the Brand Extension for New Homes into an A5 product distributed to over 200,000 Londoners with the Evening standards Homes and Property Magazine from an A4 product
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