Matthew Nimmo has been appointed business development director of the
Idea Works, the Bath-based design, marketing and PR consultancy. Nimmo
was previously the European development director for the Business
Consultants International Group. In his newly created role, Nimmo will
be responsible for new business in all areas of the consultancy.
Carole Settachan has been appointed head of direct marketing planning by
the sales promotion and direct marketing consultancy, Coaxis. Settachan
joins Coaxis as an associate director from the agency, Marsden Grant,
where she was the director of planning and database marketing. Her
previous experience includes spells at Unisys, as a direct marketing
manager, and Linguaphone, as an international sales and marketing
The copywriter, Rob Young, and the art director, Carl Durban, have
joined the Norwich-based marketing communications agency, the Point.
Their portfolios include work for Royal Mail, Norwich Union, Volvo and
Cadbury’s. An English graduate from Worcestershire, 31-year-old Young
taught English before working in advertising, while 30-year-old Durban
moved straight into advertising after four years at Yarmouth Art
Kinghorn-Davies Public Relations of Newcastle has recently appointed
Mark Carton as press officer. He will work with the trade press and be
responsible for technical and trade PR accounts. A graduate in business
studies from Leeds University, Carton has worked at Central Television’s
press office and as a freelance marketing consultant. For the past 2
years he has worked with Trane air-conditioning, dealing with all
aspects of press, publicity and marketing for its northern region.
Caxton Park has appointed Dee Farrell client services director. She was
previously a partner in the Bradford-based company, Highlight Marketing.
Before that she was with Advertising Principles and Murray Luckett.
Richard Newton has been appointed UK marketing director of FileNet.
Newton joins FileNet directly from Digital, where he was UK marketing
Humphrey Barclay is joining LWT as the company’s first controller of
comedy. At LWT, Barclay will work in tandem with Nigel Lythgoe,
controller of entertainment. Barclay was among the earliest recruits to
LWT, being picked by Frank Muir to be an entertainment producer in 1968
at the age of 27. In 1977, he was made head of comedy, but left six
years later to form Humphrey Barclay Productions, where he made
situation comedies, including Relative Strangers, Desmond’s and Surgical
Scott Ewings has joined Crown Business Communications from the
Presentation Company, where he was multimedia manager. Before his time
there, Ewings was a consultant to Greenpeace on its climate change
database and acted as a freelance designer for Peritas Multimedia.
Following a three-year diploma in graphic art and design, Ewings began
his career at the Commonwealth Institute where he was the project co-
ordinator and designer on its interactive CD-Rom. In his new post at
Crown, Ewings will be responsible to the director of production, Nicky
Havelaar, for multimedia production and co-ordination and for advising
on business strategy.
The Bedford-based catering disposables business, Terinex, has appointed
Jean Ritchie, a member of the Institute of Factory Management, as
managing director. Having trained in accountancy and costing with Texas
Instruments in Bedford, Ritchie joined the production control department
of Terinex in 1974, progressing to production planning and control
manager, then quality controller and production manager. She became a
director of Terinex in 1982 with responsibility for the Bedford
operations of the company.
The British Standards Institution has named Linda Campbell as its new
marketing director. Campbell was formerly executive director of Lloyd’s
Register Quality Assurance. Campbell holds a number of external
appointments including non-executive director of United Kingdom
Accreditation Service, non-executive director of the Prescription
Pricing Authority and is a member of the PPA Audit Committee. At LRQA,
Campbell held a number of posts including executive director, general
manager, marketing manager and commercial manager.
Image Technologies Developments has appointed Paul Smith as European
sales manager. Smith, who joins from Canon and Panasonic, was employed
as a navigation officer in the Royal Fleet Auxiliary after leaving
university and served in the Falklands before joining Canon as a colour-
laser specialist. In 1989, he joined Panasonic as colour sales and
marketing manager, after which he went to Southern Business Group as a
colour interface specialist.