Kevin Costello is chief executive of Haymarket Media Group.
After graduating in 1987, Kevin joined Reed Business Publishing as a sales executive. He moved to Bartlett Advertising in 1990, where he spent four years in a range of roles including media buying, planning and new business development.
He joined Haymarket in January 1994 as business development manager in its business division. After a period running the sales operation across a portfolio of weekly trade titles, he moved into Haymarket’s consumer division.
He then became managing director and chairman of Haymarket Consumer Media, with a portfolio of market-leading consumer brands in sectors as diverse as sport, classical music and technology.
Kevin has overseen the growth of Haymarket Network, which is now one of the top five customer publishing agencies in the UK.
In January 2010, Kevin was promoted to chief executive of Haymarket Media Group, responsible for the UK as well the Australian, German, Indian, Hong Kong and US divisions.
Additionally, he is chairman of Frontline, the UK’s market-leading sales and marketing magazine distribution company and a non-executive director of Wanderlust Ltd.
Kevin is married to Alison, has two children and is a self-proclaimed sports junkie. When not on the sidelines supporting his children he can be found at Old Trafford supporting his beloved Manchester United.