Trading Places: this week's people moves

Juliet Haygarth becomes BMB's first chief executive and Yahoo UK managing director James Wildman leaves the company amid a European restructure, in this week's round-up of people moves in advertising, marketing, media and PR.

Juliet Haygarth: appointed as the first chief executive of Beattie McGuinness Bungay
Juliet Haygarth: appointed as the first chief executive of Beattie McGuinness Bungay


Former IPG Mediabrands' director, Mark Middlemas, has become the director of communications, UK & Europe at advertising technology company, RadiumOne. (Campaign)

ZenithOptimedia has poach­ed Stefan Bardega, Media­Com UK's head of digital and managing partner, as its global chief digital officer. (Campaign)

Beattie McGuinness Bungay has hired Juliet Hay­garth, the managing director of Brothers and Sisters, as its first chief executive, completing the agency's new management trio. (Campaign)

Creatives Mike Eisler and Sam Bishop have joined Creature London following three-and-a-half years at Dare and freelance stints at 101, Isobar and Hometown. Justin Mulcahy has also joined the creative department from TBWA\London, while Laura Muse joins from Albion. In the strategy department, Andrew Gibson has joined from McCann London. (Campaign)

Holler has boosted its management line-up. In the UK, Dan Hocking, the operations director, and Paolo Nieddu, the head of planning, have been promoted to managing partner positions. Holler has also appointed Ben Swindell, the founder of the digital creative agency Blend, to the role of managing partner. (Campaign)

Rachel Hatton, a founding partner of Hello People and a former group planning director at Ogilvy Group, has joined Dare as the strategy partner. (Campaign)

Ben Clapp, the former UK executive creative director of the digital agency Profero, is joining Grey Possible as its first executive creative director. (Campaign)


Anna Crona, the Ikea marketing veteran who left the company three years ago after 25 years, has been appointed chief executive of Swedish production network Stopp. (Marketing)


RadioCentre has hired Siobhan Kenny, the group director of communications at HarperCollins UK and International, as its new chief executive, replacing Andrew Harrison. (Media Week)

Yahoo's UK managing director James Wildman is leaving the company after three years to pursue "new endeavours" ahead of a series of management changes across its European operations. (Media Week)


Auditor KPMG has appointed director of internal comms at the BBC Clare Lucraft as UK head of corporate comms. (PR Week)

Liberty Communications has hired Michael Draznin to help lead the agencies efforts in New York and San Francisco a year after the UK agency opened shop in the region. (PR Week)

The former managing editor of The Sunday Times and The Sun, Richard Caseby, has been appointed as director of comms at the Department for Work and Pensions. (PR Week)

The Liberal Democrat leader's director of communications Emma Gilpin-Jacobs is leaving just two months after starting the role. (PR Week)

Helen Bower has become the fourth person to occupy the role of deputy spokesman to the Prime Minister in a year, as Scot Marchbank moves to a temporary placement as head of national security comm. (PR Week)

Clarence House has appointed entertainment PR expert Kristina Kyriacou to handle communications for Prince Charles’ charities. (PR Week)

Langham Hospitality Group has appointed Aysem Monaco as regional director of public relations, Europe. (PR Week)

Chemicals giant DuPont has appointed Pfizer vice-president AnnaMaria DeSalva to the newly created role of vice-president of corporate comms, overseeing the company's strategic comms and brand management. (PR Week)

Sean Kemp has joined Open Road as a senior consultant from the role of deputy head of press for the coalition Government at Number 10. (PR Week)