People moving – advertising 4/8/10

Robin Clark has been named the new director of StarCom MediaVest Group Sports. He joins from OMD, where he worked on campaigns for World Cup sponsors Sony and Kia. (Source: Brand Republic)

Nik Studzinski is leaving his role at Mother to become co-executive creative director at Droga5’s New York office. Studzinski was in charge of Mother’s account with Boots since 2008. (Source: Campaign)

Olly Murphy has joined Carlson Marketing as director, leaving his position at MRM London. He takes over incumbent managing director John Hiney, who is taking a sabbatical for medical reasons. (Source: Campaign)

Channel 4 has appointed Universal McCann’s former vice-chairman, Mick Perry, as head of airtime sales. He replaces Matt Shreeve who left in April. He will be responsible for generating ad revenue. (Source: Campaign)

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Charlie Beckett, director of POLIS at the London School of Economics, reacts to news that the UK government forced the Guardian into destroying hard drives that contained information leaked by Edward Snowden.


(Source: POLIS)

 

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