Building Value through Digital - Media Conference on Tuesday, 3 March 2015, 2.00pm to 5.30pm

Tuesday, 3 March 2015, 2.00pm to 5.30pm, followed by drinks and canapés

Westhouse Securities & Bryan, Garnier

110 Bishopsgate, London, EC2N 4AY

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14.00 – Arrival & Coffee


14.15 – Welcome / Introduction (Roddy Davidson)


14.20 – Rene Rechtman, CEO International, Maker Studios: “Building value through digital

Digital technology has profoundly changed the Media industry - Rene Rechtman sets the scene for the afternoon by highlighting the principal challenges, opportunities and lessons learnt so far. 


14.40 – David Patton, President and CEO, Grey Group EMEA (WPP): “The digital evolution of advertising

Senior advertising executive David Patton shares his thoughts on how the industry has embraced digital technology to increase the efficacy of marketing campaigns.     


15.00 – Rebecca Miskin, ex CEO, Hearst Digital: “From months to mobile moments

Digital has fundamentally changed the "what, where and when" of Media consumption  - Rebecca Miskin will draw on her experience of digital transition to discuss what this means for the ability of Media companies to unlock value.     


15.20 – Michael Donovan, Chairman, DHX Media: “Creating new revenue streams from video content

Digital platforms have created new opportunities to monetise a range of content categories. Michael Donovan will share his experience and insight on the manner in which this is playing out by using the example of the video content market. 


15.40 – Coffee break


16.00 – Andria Vidler, CEO, Centaur Media: “Making digital part of corporate DNA

In order to truly thrive media companies must ensure digital expertise runs through their DNA, but as Andria Vidler will outline this often necessitates a period of far-reaching and sometimes painful change.


16.20 – Mark Scott, CEO, Cello Group: "The Impact of digital on the healthcare sector"

Mark Scott will discuss the example of the healthcare sector to illustrate how a proactive approach to digital technology can revolutionise communication between corporates, stakeholders and their end customers.


16.40 – Panel discussion: “The influence of digital media as a driver of corporate strategy, industry consolidation and valuation"


17.15 – Q&A


17.30 – Drinks & Canapés

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About Westhouse Securities (

Westhouse is a corporate and institutional stockbroking group with a strong track record across a number of market sectors with particular expertise in mining, oil & gas, insurance, support services, growth companies, media and investment funds. The firm offers corporate finance, corporate broking, sales and trading capabilities, supported by high quality equity research, and has a strong focus on widening share ownership for quoted companies of all sizes.

In January 2012 Westhouse acquired Arbuthnot Securities. Westhouse Securities is headquartered in London, has an office in Glasgow and employs around 55 people. The Company continues to exploit opportunities in overseas markets through close working relationships with a number of other advisory businesses worldwide.

Westhouse Securities is authorised and regulated by the FCA, is a member of the London Stock Exchange, a NOMAD for AIM listed companies and a Sponsor of Official List companies.

About Bryan, Garnier & Co (

Bryan, Garnier & Co is an independent investment bank specialized in European growth companies, providing them with Equity Research & Brokerage, Asset Management and Corporate Finance services. With more than 120 professionals based in London, Paris, New York, Geneva and New Delhi, Bryan, Garnier & Co combines the range of services and the expertise of top-tier investment banks with the level of attention to clients of a boutique. Bryan, Garnier & Co is a leading advisor to European growth companies on strategic finance transactions such as mergers & acquisitions, equity capital market, LBOs and private placement. Bryan, Garnier & Co is authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in the United Kingdom, and is member of London Stock Exchange and Euronext, Alternext Listing Sponsor, and is active on all European capital markets.

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