Calum Gray has joined Independent as sales executive.

Gray comes from Mercury Media International and previously worked at Celsius. He will work alongside head of sales Abigail Walsh and sales executive Sarah Lebutsch.

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Walsh said: “Calum brings a great combination of experience in key areas and enthusiasm to the job and he will complete a highly energised and determined team at Independent”.

Gray added: “I am delighted to be joining a dynamic, forward thinking company and look forward to working with Luc, Andrew, Abigail and Sarah in distributing this exceptionally high quality catalogue worldwide”