Trading Places: this week's people moves

Pablo Walker becomes president of McCann Worldgroup Europe and Andrew Mullins, managing director of the London Evening Standard, moves to Informa, in this week's round-up of people moves in advertising, marketing and media.

Pablo Walker: promoted to president of McCann Worldgroup Europe
Pablo Walker: promoted to president of McCann Worldgroup Europe


JWT London has strengthened its customer marketing department with the appointment of Dixons Retail's Matthew Hounsell as CRM business director. (Campaign)

Tony Quinn, the chief strategy officer at Publicis London, has left the agency after less than two years in the role. (Campaign)

McCann Worldgroup has promoted Pablo Walker, the president of McCann Worldgroup Latin America and Caribbean, to president of McCann Worldgroup Europe. (Campaign)

Dave Buonaguidi is leaving Karmarama, the agency he helped establish 14 years ago, to launch two ventures. (Campaign)

Malcolm Poynton, the European chief creative officer at SapientNitro, is leaving the agency after four years for an unspecified senior creative role at Cheil Worldwide. (Campaign)

TMW, the digital and direct agency, has hired OgilvyOne's planning partner, Bob Udale, as its head of planning. (Campaign)

Omnicom has appointed Troy Ruhanen, an executive vice-president at the ad group, as the president and chief executive of TBWA Worldwide, replacing Tom Carroll. (Campaign)


Mars has created the role of chief health and wellbeing officer and appointed Debra Sandler, the president of Mars Chocolate North America, to oversee its global health strategy. (Marketing)


Andrew Mullins, the managing director of the London Evening Standard and Independent Print Limited, is moving to be a divisional chief executive at Informa, the events and publishing company. (Campaign)

Global Radio has appointed Daily Mail & General Trust's Ian Hanson to the newly created post of chief operating officer, in response to the ongoing growth of the media and entertainment group. (Campaign)

Huffington Post UK's founding editor-in-chief, Carla Buzasi, is leaving the site three years after its launch to take on a new global role at Top Right Group's fashion portal WGSN. (Media Week)

Johnston Press is on the hunt for a new commercial leader following the exit of Neil Jones after two years. (Campaign)