People Moving 03/11/10 – Marketing

WCRS has promoted its managing director Penny Herriman to chief executive. She will head up the newly expanded digital offering from the company, which has merged with digital shop Altogether. (Source: Brand Republic)

Stephens Francis Whitson has recruited a senior management team from the recently de-merged Presky Maves. Peter Worster, Stuart Woodington and Simon Spyer will bring both experience and a host of clients to the company. (Source: Brand Republic)

Jamie Lindsay has been appointed managing director of Brand Connections. The former director of national sales at JCDecuax will help ramp up Brand Connections European operations. (Source: Media Week)

Vivat Direct, owner of Reader’s Digest, has appointed David Titmuss to the role of chief executive. He replaces Chris Spratling, who left the company in July. (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)


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