Publisher Pedigree

David Rossiter

  • 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.

External Interests

  • Member of Chatham House (Royal Institute of International Affairs).
  • Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.
  • Professional scuba diver.
  • Rugby coach.
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