Carat has appointed Julia Beck as group managing director of its European new media arm, Carat Interactive.
Beck joins Carat after five years with Gemini Consulting, where she was a principle consultant. Prior to that Beck worked for Smithkline Beecham.
Douglas Flynn, chief executive of the Carat holding company, Aegis, said: "I regard Julia's appointment as fundamental in the way we integrate our efforts in online media. She has the vision, energy and intellectual capacity to lead our efforts in this field."