People Moving 06/04/11 – Marketing

All the movements in the advertising industry in the past week.Jim Bolton has joined CHI & Partners to take on the role of creative director. He joins from Leo Burnett, where he was deputy executive creative director. (Source: Brand Republic)

Robert Moss is leaving travel website to take up the new position of marketing director at Moss was at Lastminute for over two years. (Source: Brand Republic)

Digital Cinema Media has appointed Davina Barker as sales controller. She replaces Sufia Von Bismarck, who leaves to work at Channel 5. (Source: Brand Republic)

Former Durex marketer Megan Harrison has moved to Warburtons and its number-two marketing role. She replaces Leslie Wallwork as marketing controller. (Source: Brand Republic)

Ben Langdon has quit from his role as chief executive of Digital Marketing Group. The founder says he has resigned to “explore different ventures”. (Source: Brand Republic)

Andy Barnes is leaving his role as chief ad sales boss at Channel 4. Barnes has been at the channel since 1993, and moves to provide consultancy services from his newly formed company. (Source: Brand Republic)

Henry Lawson has been appointed to the role of chairman of MediaEquals. The company has also appointed Andrew Walmsley onto its board of directors. (Source: Brand Republic)

Kevin Allen has been made international planning director of GyroHSR. He joins from BBDO/Proximity Worldwide, where he was global head of planning for three years. (Source: Brand Republic)

Apple is to lose its global marketing chief, Allison Johnson, after six years in the role. She handled the marketing for the iPhone, iPad and iPod, and leaves to start her own marketing and communications company. (Source: New Media Age)




“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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