People Moving 20/04/11 – Marketing

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

Publicis’ regional CEO, Kevin Ramsey, and CEO for Thailand and Asia-Pacific director of business Mark Ingrouille, have handed in their resignations at the agency. Ingrouille is expected to remain at the agency until at least September, and Ramsey will work until the end of the year. (Source: Brand Republic)

Sara Weller is stepping down from her role as managing director of Argos for personal reasons. She will leave the company in June. (Source: Brand Republic)

MediaCom has handed the role of Sky account director to Tim Ainsworth. The former senior strategy director will take over from Claire Ferguson, who has been promoted to managing partner. (Source: Brand Republic)

Jane Wilson, CEO of CIPR, has been appointed to the new and independent Employee Engagement Task Force. She will collaborate with academics and think-tanks to build on the ‘Engaging for Success’ report published in 2009. (Source: Brand Republic)

Kevin Roddy has been hired as chief creative officer of Publicis & Hal Riney. Roddy takes over from Roger Camp, who left in August to start his own agency in San Francisco. (Source: Brand Republic)

Amanda Burningham has been appointed by Carat as an associate director in its sponsorship department. The former director at UM will head up a team of six. (Source: Brand Republic)

Sander Volten has departed his role as managing director of Europe for Euro RSCG to launch his own start-up. Joining him are three Euro RSCG 4D Amsterdam executives: Sicco Beerda, Bram de Rooij and Eric Ytsma. (Source: Brand Republic)

Interpublic has hired Matt Freeman to the position of vice-chairman and global chief innovation officer of the company’s creative agency, McCann Erickson. (Source: Brand Republic)

TBWA\London has hired Carol Stickler as its new strategy director. She will lead the global strategy for Whiskas and head up the strategy for Mars-owned brand Twix. (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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