People Moving 16/02/11 – Marketing

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

David Kenny, the former chief executive of Publicis Groupe’s Digitas and managing partner of Vivaki, has joined Yahoo’s board of directors. (Source: Brand Republic)

MEC, the WPP media network, has promoted its UK chief executive Tom George to the role of chairman, North Europe, with its UK managing director Steve Hatch stepping up to UK chief executive. (Source: Brand Republic)

Melanie Danks is leaving her role as sales director for the London Evening Standard and The Independent to take up the newly created role of client director at Telegraph Media Group. (Source: Brand Republic)

Digital Cinema Media has asked Cinemaworld boss Crispin Lilly to “support” the company while it looks for a replacement for managing director Martin Bowley, who left abruptly four weeks ago. (Source: Brand Republic)

Burson-Marsteller’s Carolyn Dealey has joined College Hill as a senior consultant in its business communications team. (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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