People Moving 02/02/11 – Advertising

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

Zoe Bale has been made press planning director at Carat. She will be responsible for maximising sponsorship opportunities and developing creative content initiatives. (Source: Brand Republic)

Fallon has made two signings, poaching DDB UK’s award-winning creative partners Sam Oliver and Shish Patel to join its team of creative directors. They will work on Fallon’s Cadbury account. (Source: Brand Republic)

Euro RSCG has hired Alasdair Graham in a move to strengthen its global creative resource. Graham will become global executive creative director, moving from Ogilvy & Mather. (Source: Brand Republic)

The Red Consultancy has been forced to make changes to its social media team Shiny Red, after MD Helen Nowicka left for Porter Novelli. Associate director Matt Park will be moved up to head of social media, while new recruit Lily Fallala becomes an account director. (Source: Brand Republic)

Louie St Claire has been recruited as MD for Bell Pottinger-owned Harvard. He joins from Octopus. (Source: Brand Republic)

Wieden+Kennedy has been on a mass recruitment drive, hiring seven new creatives. Rosie Bardales joins as creative director, Selena McKenzie and Toby Moore join as senior art director and senior copywriter respectively, Bernard Hunter and Mike Bond join as senior copywriter and senior art director respectively and Ivan Cash joins as art director and Dan Maxwell as a copywriter. (Source: Brand Republic)

The Healthcare Communications Association has elected Cherry Wood as chair. She takes over from Sarah Matthew, who has served as chair for the past three years. (Source: Brand Republic)

Nokia has promoted Adam Johnson to the role of head of brand and campaigns. He replaces Fiona Bosman, who has left after two years in the role as head of brand engagement. (Source: Brand Republic)

The National Trust has recruited Clare Mullin as its new director of brand and marketing. She joins from her position as global marketing director of Dyson. (Source: Brand Republic)

Brett Gosper, chief executive at McCann Worldgroup EMEA, and McCann UK chairman, is leaving the company. He moves after three years at McCann. (Source: Brand Republic)




“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)


Subscribe to Media Digest via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to Media Digest and receive notifications of new stories by email.

Latest Media Industry News, Independent News and Media, UK