People moving 15/12/10 – Advertising

Audi marketing director Peter Duffy has moved to EasyJet to become its new marketing director. He will join in the new year and be responsible for all the company’s marketing activity in Europe. (Source: Brand Republic)

Sky has hired Matthew Turner as head of online marketing. He joins from American Express, where he was head of digital acquisition. (Source: New Media Age)

Jane Ratcliffe is leaving her role as chief executive of MediaCom to become chairman. She will be replaced by Karen Blackett who moves from her role as chief operations director at EMEA. (Source: Brand Republic)

Global Group has promoted Stephen Miron to the role of chief executive, which will expand his responsibilities to the talent and publishing sections of Global Group. The move means Global Radio founder Ashley Tabor will take the role of founder and executive president, and commercial director Mike Gordon will become managing director of commercial. (Source: Brand Republic)

News International has promoted Chris Longcroft to the newly created role of managing director of operations. He will be responsible for the company’s printing presses across the UK and Europe. (Source: Brand Republic)

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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.


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