Trading Places: this week's people moves

Luca Lindner is named as global president of McCann and Karen Stacey is set to leave Bauer Media, in this week's roundup of people moves in advertising, marketing, media and PR.

Karen Stacey: leaves Bauer Media after 16 years (photo credit Colin Stout)
Karen Stacey: leaves Bauer Media after 16 years (photo credit Colin Stout)


Adam Graham, the chief executive of BBDO agency Weapon7, is to leave the company after two years to join, a consultancy offering advice to digital agencies, as a managing consultant. (Campaign)

Iris Worldwide, the integrated agency, has appointed Sam Noble, its global head of planning, as its first chief strategy officer. (Campaign)

Luca Lindner, president for the Americas, Middle East and Africa for McCann Worldgroup, has been promoted to the new role of president of the entire network. (Campaign)

David Pemsel, the chief commercial officer of Guardian News & Media, has been promoted to deputy chief executive of GNM, as the chief executive of Guardian US, Michael Bloom, exits the company. (Campaign)


Sheraz Dar, the former Premier Foods and Britvic marketer, has joined the James Caan-backed online estate agency brand as a non-executive director. (Marketing)

Shop Direct has hired co-founder Sarah Curran to lead the development of its luxury branded fashion and beauty offering. (Marketing)


Karen Stacey, the head of broadcast sales and Bauer Access at Bauer Media, is leaving the company at the end of 2013 after 16 years. (Media Week)

IPC Media has hired Marcus Rich, the commercial managing director at DMG Media, as its new chief executive, replacing Sylvia Auton. (Media Week)

Time Out Group has appointed Caroline McGinn as the permanent editor of Time Out London. McGinn has been acting editor of the free weekly magazine since September. (Media Week)


The Red Consultancy has brought in Betfair's former head of comms Jonathan Oates as managing director for the agency’s corporate offer following the departure of Mark Lyons. (PR Week)

MHP Communications associate director Jenny Hall has joined Royal Mail Group as deputy head of public affairs. (PR Week)

Burson-Marsteller has poached Maitland's Kevin Bell to head up its global public affairs practice. (PR Week)

Rosanna Konarzewski, one of the founding partners of financial PR agency Greenbrook, is moving to join asset management company Man Group as global head of communications. (PR Week)

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