People Moving 24/11/10 – Advertising

Yvonne Scullion has been poached by Kinetic to fill the new role of UK client commercial director. She moves from CBS Outdoors. (Source: Brand Republic)

Justin Tindall has joined Leo Burnett as executive creative director. He moves from his role as creative partner of The Red Brick Road. (Source: Brand Republic)

Ben Jankowski has resigned from his role at OMD to jump ship to a role as global media director of MasterCard early next year. (Source: Brand Republic)

TBG Digital has hired Sony’s Kate Lavender to the new role of chief operating officer in the UK. She will oversee UK operations as the agency expands abroad. (Source: Brand Republic)

McCann Erickson London has lost two of its executive creative directors, Simon Learman and Brian Fraser, while Linus Karlsson joins as chief creative officer. (Source: Brand Republic)

Direct marketing specialist The Leaflet Company has promoted former Carat board director, Andy Halliwell, to the role of managing director. (Source: Media Week)

Vice Media Group, the publisher of free youth culture magazine Vice, has promoted ZenithOptimedia strategic planner Darren Burroughs as its new UK advertising director. He replaces Kirsty Dare, who has taken up the role of new business director at design agency Design Beckons. (Source: Media Week)

Charlie Meredith, currently managing director of IPC’s central operations, has been appointed managing director, IPC Advertising, relieving chief executive Evelyn Webster of the role after two years. Webster took on the additional advertising remit when she joined in January 2009 following the departure of then managing director for IPC Advertising Caroline McDevitt. (Source: Media Week)




“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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