Mantis names Jean-Paul Wevers as new Publisher Sales Manager


Mantis, a brand safety and contextual advertising solutions provider for publishers, advertisers and agencies, has announced that Jean-Paul Wevers has joined as Publisher Sales Manager.

In this role, Wevers will look to introduce Mantis’ innovative suite of solutions to partners throughout the UK and European markets.

His arrival comes at an exciting period of growth for Mantis, as the company continues to expand its team to deliver its multi-service offering to an ever-changing industry landscape.

Jean-Paul Wevers

Wevers is a multilingual media expert with over 25 years of experience in large matrix organisations and successful start-ups across multiple territories.

As a cross-platform media specialist, he was previously Publisher Director at Smartclip UK, Head of International Publishing at AOL, and Co-Founder at global video advertising and content syndication company Videoflare.

He joins from Seedtag, where he was Head of UK Supply.

Mantis provides publishers and advertisers with a full suite of brand safety tools that enable more precise and suitable campaigns.

Built by Reach plc, this AI-powered toolkit includes Brand Safety, Contextual Targeting, Recommender, and Natural Language AI solutions.

“Jean-Paul’s experience speaks for itself, and we are delighted to be bringing such a knowledgeable specialist into the Mantis team,” said Terry Hornsby, EVP and Founder of Mantis.

“We look forward to leveraging his granular ad tech knowledge and wide array of skills to reach a greater number of publishers with our suite of solutions.”

“I’m seriously impressed by the AI-powered tools that Mantis has already developed,” said Wevers.

“At a time when digital environments are rapidly changing, brand safety and suitability are more important than ever. I look forward to helping drive innovation in this area and enable publishers to better monetise their advertising offerings.”