LONDON: Next Fifteen Communications Group recently appointed experienced British media and advertising executive Richard Eyre as chairman. In his new role he will be tasked with helping move Next Fifteen further along into the digital space. Eyre replaces Will Whitehorn, who held the role for seven years. Former ITV, Capital Radio, and Pearson Television CEO Eyre is currently chairman of the UK Internet Advertising Bureau and Eden Project, and director of a number of companies including Results International Group, Grant Thornton, Signify, Atlantic FM, and Asbof. Next Fifteen's constituent agencies include Text 100, Bite Communications, The OutCast Agency, and M Booth & Associates.