People moving – advertising 28/7/10

McLaren Marketing has appointed Derek Harbinson as its new head of digital media. The former journalist joins from his role as acting editor at Cedar Communications. (Source: PR Week)

David Pinnington has been promoted to the post of managing director of Fuse, at Onmicom Media Group. He replaces Andrew Lord. (Source: PR Week)

James Jennings has departed from his role as joint managing director from Maxus. He leaves after 17 years to spend time with his family. (Source: PR Week)

Paul Kafka has been appointed as head of marketing communications at UBS. He has previously held top roles at the London Stock Exchange and Nomura. (Source: PR 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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