Mobile advertising specialist Ogury has announced the appointment of Simon Porter as Global Head of Trading and Agency Partnerships. In this role, he will strengthen the partnerships between Ogury and the main media agencies that have collaborated with the company on an international scale for several years, including GroupM, Dentsu International, Publicis Media, Havas Media, IPG Mediabrands and Omnicom Media Group. Simon Porter began his career in the UK with operator Sky TV, before moving into the world of agencies by joining Walker Media (now Spark Foundry). He then spent 7 years with the media agency Maxus – first as Head of Trading for Asia-Pacific in Hong Kong, then as Deputy Global Trading Director in London. More recently, he worked at Dentsu as Global Trading Officer. Based in London, Simon Porter will report to Raphaël Rodier, Global Chief Revenue Officer of Ogury.