MOVERS

David Holdsworth has been appointed to the board of the Leeds-based Brahm Agency, and Steve Blakeman takes on the newly created role of deputy media director. Holdsworth had been with Brahm for ten years, the last three as media director. Blakeman joined Brahm in 1994, having previously been at Universal McCann and J. Walter Thompson in Manchester for seven years.

David Holdsworth has been appointed to the board of the Leeds-based

Brahm Agency, and Steve Blakeman takes on the newly created role of

deputy media director. Holdsworth had been with Brahm for ten years, the

last three as media director. Blakeman joined Brahm in 1994, having

previously been at Universal McCann and J. Walter Thompson in Manchester

for seven years.



Sinclair Mason has appointed Josephine Butler as an account executive.

She joins after three years in the industry with Inchcape and Scope

Communications.



The Newcastle advertising agency, Alcazar, is expanding and

restructuring its management team. Chris Welton, 35, takes over as

managing director, with the founding shareholders, Peter Aldcroft and

Hugh Cheswright, taking on the roles of chairman and chief executive,

respectively. Two new board directors have also been appointed - the

creative director, Antonio Bachini, and Jane Tarrant, who has been

promoted to financial director. Welton joined Alcazar in June 1994 as

the agency’s new-business director. He has previously worked for all of

the North-east’s major agencies, including an eight-year period as

Robson Brown’s client services director.



Vicki Baxter has joined Harrison Cowley in Manchester as an account

director. She arrives from Touche Ross, where she was marketing manager

for the North of England. Before that, she was public relations manager

for KPMG in Manchester. Baxter is a former daily newspaper journalist

who has worked on the Western Mail in South Wales and the South Wales

Argus. She was also a press officer for Greater Manchester Council and

the North West Regional Health Authority.



Helix has appointed Terry Hudson as chief executive. Hudson has spent

more than 13 years in the drinks industry. He held the position of

marketing director at Watney Mann and Truman Brewers before joining

Crown Berger, a subsidiary of William Holdings, as marketing director.

He joins Helix from Swish Products. Aisla Bicker has also been appointed

as marketing manager. Bicker arrives from Ideal Toys. She has also

worked at both Hasbro and Crookes Healthcare (Boots).



The European information technology services company, CMG, has appointed

Susie Ashenden as a marketing services consultant. Ashenden, who worked

for an accountancy firm before managing CMG’s internal communications,

will be responsible for co-ordinating marketing support for CMG in the

UK.



Sue Youngman, the former managing director of KBH Communications, has

joined the board of the West End-based consultancy, Millbank Public

Relations. Youngman was with KBH for ten years, where she handled the

media launch of Classic FM and the Wimbledon Tennis Championships for

more than a decade.



The Independent Television Commission has appointed Ian Blair, currently

marketing manager at AEG Domestic Appliances, as head of advertising

standards. Reporting to the ITC’s director of advertising and

sponsorship, Frank Willis, Blair will take charge of the team of

executives who enforce and review the ITC’s code of advertising

standards and practice, and deal with viewer complaints. Blair, 44, is a

modern languages graduate. Before joining AEG as a product manager in

1986, he held a number of positions at Kodak, which he joined in 1974.



Eunice Walford has been appointed as marketing manager at the BMJ

Publishing Group. She will have marketing responsibility for the three

main product streams, BMJ, specialist journals and books. Walford joined

BMJ in September 1992 and was promoted to group product manager in

August 1993.



The Sci-Fi Channel has appointed David Woodman as managing director,

Sci-Fi Channel Europe. He joined USA Networks International in December

1993 as director of international business development and was promoted

to deputy managing director, Sci-Fi Channel Europe, in March 1995.

Before joining USA Networks International, Woodman was an executive at

Fox International, with particular responsibility for cable distribution

and operations management. Before joining Fox, he was area operations

manager at Sky Television (now BSkyB) in the UK. He has also worked in

US West’s strategic marketing group and as an associate consultant with

the LEK partnership, a strategic consultancy.



The vehicle information business, HPI-Equifax, has appointed Paul

Bridgman as marketing manager. He will be responsible for developing

HPI-Equifax’s marketing strategy, working closely with the marketing

director, Nicki Websper.



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