Ad chief quite at HOME

Published: 27 November 2021
Reporter: David Upton

Kathryn Jacob, Ruth Bromley and Sita McIntosh

HOME in Manchester has appointed Pearl & Dean chief executive Kathryn Jacob OBE as chair, alongside new trustees, Dr Ruth Bromley and Sita McIntosh.

Kathryn Jacob has extensive experience in many areas of the media industry including national newspapers, magazines and radio. She has also run cross-media initiatives that have expanded her role into television, posters, radio and cinema.

Dr Ruth Bromley has been a GP for 18 years, spending 12 of those as a partner at a practice serving a diverse community in Wythenshawe. In 2012, Ruth became the lead for Ethics and Law at Manchester Medical School and she is also a trustee for the Institute of Medical Ethics.

Sita McIntosh has more than 30 years' sales, marketing and ticketing experience in UK theatre with tenures at venues, agencies and most recently, WhatsOnStage. She now works as a freelance consultant for the industry, specialising in audience development and diversification.

The new trustees work alongside existing board members Nihal Arthanayake, Jo Bloxham, Natalie Ibu, Chris Jeffries, Victoria Pinnington, Cllr Luthfur Rahman and Raj Ruia.

HOME thanks outgoing chair, Jonty Claypole, and trustees Karl Jackson and Stephen Sorrell.