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25 year advertising industry business development veteran is promoted to ESG’s executive team with responsibility for Concept™ -

Chessington, UK – May 29th , 2007 – Enterprise Solutions Group, (ESG), developers of the integrated agency management system, Concept™, has today announced that Ian Tomlins has been promoted to divisional director of Concept and joins the executive team of ESG.

Ian has worked with ESG for almost 10 years and has been instrumental in designing and implementing strategies to realise ESG’s sales ambitions for the Concept agency management solution and services. With an extensive background in selling business solutions to advertising agencies, Ian is a very well known and much respected figure amongst advertising agency professionals.

Ian began his career when he joined his first advertising agency in 1979 in the role of Group Accountant. He transitioned to the role of Computer Manager, following the installations of the agency’s first computer system and since that time he has been selling computer systems to advertising agencies throughout the UK and Europe. Ian came to ESG from rival Adserve.

At ESG, Ian is responsible for the creation and execution of sales strategies into existing and new markets and to support the company’s aggressive growth strategy. Now as divisional director Ian takes a wider responsibility that not only embraces sales and services strategy but also customer retention, client services and product strategy and direction.

Keith Bates is CEO of ESG and comments, "Ian has contributed significantly to ESG over his 10 year tenure and this promotion is much deserved and will delight our agency clients.” Keith adds, “This is a very exciting time at ESG. We are embarking on a new growth phase with three company divisions; ESG Professional Services, ESG Data Centre Services and ESG Concept. With Ian focusing on ESG Concept both day to day and strategically, it frees me up to concentrate on developing our newest services, respond to cross-selling opportunities and develop new delivery channels for ESG.”

Speaking of his appointment Ian commented, “This is a great opportunity for me to direct and oversee operations and strategy for Concept. We have enjoyed sustained sales growth over the past few years and today have a much increased slice of the agency management market as a result.” Ian continues, “Our dual proposition for on-site and on-demand deployment models gives us a unique place in the market as does our unrivalled experience and expertise in the advertising agency field. I am delighted to have an opportunity to drive strategy and growth and increase our market position to the number one agency management system in the world.”

About ESG Concept
Concept underpins and manages the businesses of more than 130 advertising, sales promotion, marketing and design agencies in the UK and North America. These communication companies rely on Concept’s modern, sophisticated job and document tracking facilities, financial management capabilities and reporting functions to help them achieve quality, efficiency and consistency in the running of their businesses.

ESG Concept is a division of Enterprise Solutions Group. Enterprise Solutions Group also boasts a comprehensive services delivery capability providing implementation and support services through to a complete managed service that supports outsourcing, hosting and business continuity services.

ESG is headquartered in Chessington, UK. For more information please visit .

PR Contact:

Carina Birt
PR for ESG Concept
+44 1722 411150

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