Change of Executive structure at aimm

As announced to members last month, the new aimm Board has decided to change the executive structure to ensure that the diverse needs and the concerns of all of the aimm membership are understood and accurately reflected.

Rory Maguire, after 5 years at the helm of aimm will be stepping back at the end of June to focus on his consultancy business, handing the baton to General Manager Joanna Cox who starts in August.

Welcome to our new Board




On the 15th February we were pleased to announce our new Board members.

Our new members are:

  • Abi Hillman
  • James MacFarlane
  • Jonny Brown  
  • Kevin Dawson
  • Oliver Cooke

You can learn more about our new Board from their candidate information page HERE.

They join the rest of our existing Board, and you can see all our Board from our page HERE.

We look forward to working with them over the next couple of years.

aimm Team


New AIME Board announced

Thank you to all members who voted for this year’s positions for the AIME Board.

We are now delighted to announce the 2016-2017 Board membership. During the Board meeting, the positions of  Vice Chair(s) was decided by the full Board. It was agreed that two vice chairs that represent the membership worked well and would continue in this new term.

New Board Positions:

  • Vice Chairs: Eric Feltin (Safari Mobile) and Rob Weisz (Fonix)
  • New elected Board Members: Kevin Dawson (Oxygen8) and Paul Murphy (OpenMarket)
  • Re-elected Board Member: Jeremy Stafford Smith (Vodafone)

Remaining Board:

  • Chairman: Edward Boddington (Harvest Media)
  • Alan Partington (Telecom2)
  • Barry Hayter (ITV)
  • Toby Padgham (AIME Executive Director)
  • Sally Weatherall (Strategic Brief) (Board Advisor)
  • Alex Haffner (Dentons) (Opt-in)
  • Hamish MacLeod (MBG) (Opt-in)

The Board expressed its gratitude to Chris Newell (ImpulsePay) for his previous tenure and significant contribution to AIME’s activities.

Take a look at our current Board candidates

We now have several members who have stepped forward for a position on the AIME Board.

You can see their bios and manifesto’s by clicking the attached link. 2016 Candidates bio doc

Voting for the candidates will go live on the 29th February at which point we will then call for members to cast their votes using the link we will provide. You can then cast your vote until the 13th March.

There is still time to put your candidacy forward for consideration if this is of interest to you but nominations will close on the 29th February. Please take the time to read the Board Responsibilities document before submitting your candidacy.


Board Elections – Nomination for candidates now open

During February we welcome nominations/candidates for the upcoming vacancies on the AIME Board. Each Board member serves a term of two years each before coming up for election. If you wish to apply we ask that they are accompanied by a Bio, Manifesto and a photograph sent to

If you would like to submit your candidacy please ensure that you take the time to read the document about Board Responsibilities.

On 28th February, we will close nominations and ask Members to vote over the next two weeks. Election results will be announced on 17th March.

Members will be asked in March to vote for their favourites of all the nominees. Sponsor members get three votes, Executive Members get two votes and Associate Members get one vote.