Charles Yardley re-joined Forbes Media in June 2017, as General Manager, Strategic Partnerships EMEA. Prior to June Charles was the Chief Operating Officer at City A.M., a daily business news organization that included City A.M Newspaper, Magazines, Digital properties and Events. Previously Charles was Managing Director International and Publisher of Forbes Life at Forbes Media based in London/New York. He was responsible for running the commercial/advertising operations across all media platforms, introducing marketers to the Company’s new and highly innovative advertising products in the marketplace. Mr. Yardley also held the position of Sales Director EMEA/APAC Digital Advertising Sales for Forbes Media, responsible for leading the international sales team in their online sales efforts as well leading the region in their integrated sales efforts. Mr. Yardley has held sales positions at Financial Times Business. He began his career as a media sales executive in 1996.