People Moving 30/03/11 – Marketing

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

Simon Horne has been promoted to the newly created role of CFO, general manager and senior vice-president at Hearst Magazines International. He moves up from his role as chief financial officer and general manager of NatMag. (Source: Brand Republic)

Euro RSCG has put Sushant Panda in charge of a new management team in India. He takes the role of managing partner and chief executive for the market. (Source: Brand Republic)

Neil Mortensen has been appointed research and planning director at Thinkbox. He moves from his role as research director at OPera. (Source: Brand Republic)

Mercedes-Benz has hired David George as its new UK marketing director. He joins from Volkswagen, where he was head of marketing for commercial vehicles. (Source: Brand Republic)

The CEO for Euro RSCG Asia-Pacific is to step down in June. Olivier Pluquet is to take on the new role heading luxury communications for parent company Havas. (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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