Kevin Costello is the CEO of Haymarket Media Group.
Kevin has thirty years of experience in the media and publishing sector. He has led Haymarket’s transition from a UK-based print publisher to an international specialist media, information and technology group operating in Asia, India, Germany, UK and the US employing more than 1,200 staff.
Haymarket’s iconic brands include Campaign, PRWeek, What Car?, Autocar, Management Today, Finance Asia, MyCME and MPR. Haymarket produces content for blue-chip brands including World Athletics, Volkswagen Group, Kew Gardens and the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).
Kevin began his career in publishing as a graduate at Reed Business Information. He then moved into advertising, where he spent a number of years in a range of different roles, including account management, media buying & planning and new business development.
Joining Haymarket in 1994, Kevin has enjoyed a wide variety of roles across the Group. He was named CEO in 2010.
Kevin serves on the board of the Professional Publishers Association and was previously the chairman. He is also on the board of UK’s leading magazine sales and distribution company Frontline.
Passionate about grassroots initiatives and education, Kevin sits on a range of education and charity boards and is responsible for leading Haymarket's long-term involvement with the Richmond Education and Enterprise partnership.