MOVERS

RDW Advertising has appointed Andrew Langford account manager. He joined the agency in December 1995 from InterCity East Coast, where he spent 18 months in the advertising department. RDW has also appointed Dennis O’Neill as copywriter/art director. O’Neill joined the agency in January 1996, after spending the past five years working as a freelance in the North-west. Before this, he spent nine years with leading agencies including McCann-Erickson in Manchester, Ogilvy and Mather in Glasgow, Poulters in Leeds and J. Walter Thompson in Manchester. Also joining the agency is Sue Hindley. She has been appointed junior designer after graduating from the University of Teeside in June 1995 with a BA in graphic design. Her design experience includes work for ICI Tracerco in Billingham, Artswork North in Newcastle, and the creation of the logo for Youth 2000, an international youth conference held at the University of Teesside in July 1995. During her course she had spent some time at RDW on work experience.

RDW Advertising has appointed Andrew Langford account manager. He joined

the agency in December 1995 from InterCity East Coast, where he spent 18

months in the advertising department. RDW has also appointed Dennis

O’Neill as copywriter/art director. O’Neill joined the agency in January

1996, after spending the past five years working as a freelance in the

North-west. Before this, he spent nine years with leading agencies

including McCann-Erickson in Manchester, Ogilvy and Mather in Glasgow,

Poulters in Leeds and J. Walter Thompson in Manchester. Also joining the

agency is Sue Hindley. She has been appointed junior designer after

graduating from the University of Teeside in June 1995 with a BA in

graphic design. Her design experience includes work for ICI Tracerco in

Billingham, Artswork North in Newcastle, and the creation of the logo

for Youth 2000, an international youth conference held at the University

of Teesside in July 1995. During her course she had spent some time at

RDW on work experience.



Georgia Coles has been appointed international sales manager for the

National Magazine Company. She is currently account manager, global

advertising, for Reader’s Digest. Coles joined Reader’s Digest and

assumed this position in 1994. Before that, she was senior sales

executive with Media and Marketing Europe.



Bob Whittick has been appointed managing director of Protocol Edinburgh.

He left the media independent, Feather Brooksbank, last December where

he had been client services director. Whittick started his career with

Leo Burnett and subsequently BMP, before moving to the US for two-and-a-

half years where he worked for Doyle Dane Bernbach. On returning to the

UK, he joined McCann-Erickson London, later moving to McCann-Erickson

Manchester as media director. After five years with McCanns he joined

the Saatchi and Saatchi subsidiary, Hall Advertising, in Edinburgh, with

responsibility for media, planning and new business. Moving within the

Saatchi Group he became managing director of Hall Harrison Cowley in

Birmingham where he spent three years before returning to London to

spend two years as a consultant with Barker and Partners. In 1994 he

returned to Edinburgh to take up the post at Feather Brooksbank.



OPR, the Yorkshire-based public relations and marketing communications

consultancy, has recently appointed James Bates account manager. He

joins the agency from the Yorkshire Building Society, where he was

publications and media manager. Bates has almost ten years’ experience

in media relations and corporate communications, both in the US and the

UK. He will work on a range of the consultancy’s accounts as well as

assist in the development of new business.



Mark Holmes has been appointed marketing manager of Co-operative Funeral

Services, a division of United Norwest Co-operatives. Holmes was

previously a senior account handler with the Longcastle Group, the

Preston-based advertising, marketing and PR company, and has also worked

as marketing manager for the financial services division of the Halifax

Building Society, and for agencies in Manchester and London.



The Sellotape Company has appointed John Taylor marketing manager. He

has gained relevant marketing experience in the stationery and

children’s sectors with 3M Henkel, Arjo Wiggins and most recently,

Mattel Toys.



The Reed Travel Group, the world’s largest supplier of travel

information, has appointed Laura Pitts its new global branding and

communications director. Pitts joins Reed Travel Group from Budget Rent-

a-Car’s US head office where she was director of international

marketing. Before that she was Budget’s director of marketing for

Europe, Africa and the Middle East based in the UK.



Videotron, the cable communications company, has appointed David Colley

managing director. Formerly the chief operating officer at Videotron,

Colley, 39, joined Videotron in August 1994 as director of networks. His

background is in project development with a career that spans 16 years,

including time spent at Unitel PCN Network and Marathon Oil. More

recently, he worked for Mercury One-2-One where he was responsible for

building and implementing the PCN Network.



David Murrell, chairman of KPMG’s European information, communications

and entertainment practice, has been appointed head of UK marketing at

KPMG. He succeeds Brian Bouttell, partner in charge of KPMG’s North-east

practice. Murrell joined KPMG in 1968 and became a partner in 1981.



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