People Moving 04/05/11 – Marketing

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

Daniela Campari has been appointed the new UK marketing manager of Wrigley. The former Coca-Cola executive replaces Toby Baker, who left Wrigley to join Burton’s Food. (Source: Brand Republic)

Michael Magee has been appointed to the role of vice-president of marketing at Mars Chocolate UK. He replaces Angela Willmott, who is moving across to the role of Snickers global brand director. (Source: Brand Republic)

Simon Thompson has left his role as European marketer for technology firm Apple. He leaves after less than two years in the role, and it is unclear whether he has another job to go to. (Source: Brand Republic)

Lee Bailey has quit his role as the Department for Education’s head of news. He will leave in July, without a new role to go to, after joining the department in 2006. (Source: Brand Republic)

Ilonka Laviz has been appointed by Procter & Gamble to its top global digital marketing role. She moves from her role as associate director of its feminine care brand Always, to replace Lucas Watson. (Source: Brand Republic)

Burger King has recruited Jo Blundell as its new marketing director. The former McDonald’s marketer replaces Sarah Power, moving from her role as chief marketing officer at The Number. (Source: Brand Republic)

ITV has hired Jason Spencer as its new regional sales director. Spencer moves from his role as managing director of PHD North, and replaces David Croft who left the broadcaster earlier this year. (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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