People moving 10/11/10 – Advertising

Jean Lin, the global chief strategy officer at Isobar, has been promoted to CEO of Asia-Pacific. (Source: Brand Republic)

Fallon has hired Mother’s John Cherry as a creative director. Cherry was one of the art directors and writers on the Stella “smooth originals” campaign, which won a Cannes Lion in 2009. (Source: Campaign)

Thomas Cook has recruited BSkyB digital marketer Louise Mullock to help build online sales. (Source: New Media Age)

Interpublic Group’s Mediabrands Ventures has appointed Anand Verma to the post of president of the EMEA region. He joins from Sapient Nitro Europe, where he was a member of the global platform leadership team. (Source: Media Week)




“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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