People Moving 22/02/12 – Marketing

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

David Schruers is leaving Initiative to take up the role of head of media at digital agency Essence. (Source: Media Week)

The cinema sales house DCM has hired Joe Evea to the role of business development director. He moves from Bauer Media. (Source: Media Week)

The chief operating officer of Posterscope UK, Steve Bond, is leaving after 19 years at the company. (Source: Media Week)

Walker Media has promoted digital strategist Clive Record to the position of head of screen. (Source: Media Week)

Darren Goldie has been hired by MPG Media Contacts to take on the role of head of performance over a new multi-discipline digital team. (Source: Brand Republic)

Reckitt Benckiser has lost its worldwide media director, after Ian Hutchinson announced his plans to leave the company after 16 years. (Source: Brand Republic)

Momentum Worldwide has hired Paul Slater to the role of executive creative director at its London office. (Source: Brand Republic)

Shazam has hired Miles Lewis from to become its vice-president for ad sales in the UK and Europe. (Source: Brand Republic)

Sean Chambers has been named the new UK vice-president, executive creative director for Razorfish. (Source: Brand Republic)

OMD Group has promoted Matthew Wigham to the role of head of investment across the entire group. (Source: Brand Republic)

Max has hired Nick Baughan to the role of managing director. He moves from Mindshare. (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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