LONDON (Thomson Financial) - Marketing communications company Aegis Group PLC. has appointed Jerry Buhlmann chief executive of its Aegis Media business, succeeding Mainardo de Nardis and joining the board on June 2. Buhlman has been chief executive of Aegis Media's EMEA region since 2003 and prior to that was CEO of Carat International, Aegis's media communications business. Aegis Media reported organic revenue growth of 10.3 percent in 2007 and the first quarter of 2008. It derives over one-quarter of total revenue from digital services. Aegis CEO Robert Lerwill said: "As we continue to develop an industry-leading global media communications network, I am confident that Jerry will take Aegis Media to the next level." firstname.lastname@example.org ks/slm COPYRIGHT Copyright Thomson Financial News Limited 2008. All rights reserved. The copying, republication or redistribution of Thomson Financial News Content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Thomson Financial News.