People moving 29/09/10 – Marketing

Daily Mail & General Trust’s financial director, Peter Williams, is retiring after 28 years with the company. Williams will step down in March next year and will be replaced by Stephen Daintith, chief financial officer of Dow Jones. Daintith has also worked in the same role at News International. (Source: BrandRepublic)

Vibrant, the contextual advertising company, has brought in Jeff Babka from IT security company Sophos as chief financial officer. (Source: BrandRepublic)

Good Relations has hired Steve Marinker from Citigate Dewe Rogerson. He will take on a creative, strategic and business development role. (Source: BrandRepublic)

23red has appointed Peter Anderson, previously a planning director at Underworld Amaze, as head of digital. (Source: BrandRepublic)




“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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