People Moving – Advertising 22/09/10

Sarah Miles has been appointed general manager of Diageo GB’s reserve brands with immediate effect. (Source: Brand Republic)

Absolute Radio has appointed Paul Carolan, the former Microsoft Advertising head of agency and client sales, as its new advertising director. (Source: Brand Republic)

Lida has promoted Mel Cruickshank to chief executive and has restructured its creative department, following the exit of creative director, Shaun Moran. The agency has also promoted Nicky Bullard and Tim Styles to joint creative directors. (Source: Brand Republic)

Gatwick-based Astraeus Airlines has appointed Bruce Dickinson, Iron Maiden’s front man, as its new marketing director. (Source: Brand Republic)

Paul Rowlinson, Mindshare’s head of audio visual, has been promoted to head Exchange, the agency’s trading function, taking the position from Andy Zonfrillo. (Source: Brand Republic)

Dell has promoted Karen Quintos to chief marketing officer, after Erin Mulligan Nelson left to join software company Bazaarvoice. (Source: Brand Republic)

Airport outdoor media owner Eye has appointed Nicole Guerretta, former managing director of Aegis specialist agency Source Out-of-Home, to the role of business and commercial manager. (Source: Brand Republic)

Terry Grote, the former managing director of The Independent, has taken a non-executive director role at UCAS Media, the advertising and marketing arm of the university admissions service. (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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