People Moving 02/03/11 – Marketing

All the movements in the marketing industry in the past week.

MediaCom has promoted Ivan Fernandes to global social media director. He moves from his role as head of planning for MediaCom Beyond Advertising and MediaCom Digital Investment in the UK. (Source: Brand Republic)

Natalia Franco has left Burger King as its global chief marketing officer, as the chain’s new owner 3G Capital continues to strip out costs from the business. She leaves after less than a year in the role. (Source: Brand Republic)

MRM London has appointed Richard Barker to the position of client services director. He moves from Ogilvy Group to replace Tom Wason. (Source: Campaign)

Maxus has appointed Kirsten Miller to the newly created role of digital client director. She joins from Starcom, where she was digital director. (Source: Campaign)

Nigel Roberts has left CHI & Partners to join Leagas Delaney as its new creative director. He leaves his role as creative director and partner at CHI to return to the agency he worked at in the 90s. (Source: Campaign)

Wieden & Kennedy has hired Gavin Gordon-Rogers as an interactive creative director. He joins after resigning last month from Agency Republic as its executive creative director. (Source: Campaign)

David Alberts has joined crowdsourcing company MoFilm as its first chief creative officer. He will be responsible for helping to curate and define MoFilm’s creative division. (Source: Campaign)




“Before we all sink into a slough of digital dystopian despair, it might be worth considering this: is this a sign of the strength, not weakness, of revelatory journalism in the digital age?”

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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