People moving 08/12/10 – Advertising

Saatchi & Saatchi has promoted Robert Senior to the role of EMEA chief executive. (Source: Brand Republic)

YouTube has appointed Richard Waterworth, currently platform marketing director for ITV, as head of business and partner marketing. (Source: Brand Republic)

Lord Mandelson, the former business secretary and one of the architects of New Labour, is poised to launch an international consulting firm backed by Sir Martin Sorrell’s WPP marketing services empire. The business, Global Counsel LLP, will be chaired by Lord Mandelson and run by former Number 10 aide Ben Wegg-Prosser. (Source: Marketing)




“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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