People Moving 17/07/13 – PR & Marketing

All the big movements in the press relations and marketing industries in the past week.

Kia is looking for a new UK marketing director after Lawrence Hamilton left to join Toyota in Saudi Arabia as the brand’s director of marketing communications. (Source: Brand Republic)

Ian Wright is to leave his role as corporate relations director at Diageo next year. Charlotte Lambkin, group communications director at BAE Systems, will replace him. (Source: PR Week)

The Guardian has hired Tim Hunt to the role of marketing director in an effort to push its digital first output. (Source: Marketing Week)

Wunderman has hired Olivia Wagner and Dan Fastnedge from Proximity London to boost its creative team. (Source: Brand Republic)

Rapp Media has hired Nik Gohil to the role of head of search engine optimisation. (Source: Brand Republic)

Phil Andrews has joined creative search specialist The ATO Co as its chairman. (Source: Brand Republic)

 

 

 

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“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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