People moving – advertising 11/08/10

Graham Sims has been named as HMV’s first group marketing director. It comes among a slew of promotions: Matt Button moves to lead the group CRM function, while Lee Bannister is promoted to head of brand marketing for Waterstone’s, HMV and Fopp. (Source: Brand Republic)

Paul Hutchinson has joined MEC as a client service director. He will oversee the agency’s client relationships. (Source: Brand Republic)

Mark Creighton has joined Mindshare in the new role of chief operating officer. Creighton previously worked at i-level from 2003, until it was liquidated in May. (Source: Campaign)

Outgoing vice-president of Burger King, David Kisilevsky, has joined McCann Worldgroup as sub-regional director, Central Eastern Europe. He starts at the end of August. (Source: Campaign)

Publicis Modem has hired Alix Pennycuick as its creative director. He moves from DraftFCB, and replaces Pablo Marques. (Source: Campaign)

Struq has appointed Antony Mures as its first commercial director, and has been tasked with growing the business in the ecommerce sector. (Source: New Media Age)




“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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