Trading places: this week's people moves

By Staff, brandrepublic.com, Friday, 04 February 2011 08:48AM

A hectic week combining a creative merry-go-round, new start-ups and agency restructures, as BR rounds up the industry moves in advertising, marketing and media.

Jed Glanville: taking a wider role at Mindshare

Jed Glanville: taking a wider role at Mindshare

Advertising

 

Wieden+Kennedy Amsterdam has raided BBH, Fallon, AMV BBDO and Venables Bell & Partners to boost its creative department. Among seven new recruits, the agency has poached Bartle Bogle Hegarty’s (BBH) creative director Rosie Bardales. (Campaign

McCann Worldgroup has overhauled its European management and restructured its London offering, with Brett Gosper out as regional director for Europe and Chris MacDonald promoted to a new group role in London. Gosper is being replaced by Gustavo Martinez, the head of global brand management and global new business director at Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide. (Campaign

Creature, the Seattle-based independent ad agency, has expanded its London office with three creative directors from Mother at the helm. Ben Middleton, Ed Warren and Stuart Outhwaite, who created campaigns for PG Tips and Pot Noodle, join Creature's management team as creative partners. (Campaign)

Neil Hughston, the managing partner at Grey London, is launching a start-up agency called Johnny Fearless. Hughston will launch the agency alongside Saatchi & Saatchi's former creative director Paul Domenet and planning director David Howard. (Campaign)

Glue Isobar has promoted Wayne Brown to the position of managing director as part of a restructure of its senior management team. He replaces Jo Hagger in the role, who is to take on the new position of chief integration officer. (Campaign)  

Anthony Falco, the head of digital at The Moving Picture Company, is moving to JWT London to join its creative department. Falco, who has also spent time at CHI & Partners and Lowe, will report to executive creative director Russell Ramsey. (Campaign

Marketing  

 

The National Trust has appointed former Dyson global marketing director Clare Mullin to the newly created role of director of brand and marketing. Mullin will lead the charity's brand, insight, marketing, communications, external affairs and commercial activities. (Marketing

Nokia has promoted Adam Johnson to head of brand and campaigns at Nokia UK, as part of an ongoing marketing shake-up at the mobile device manufacturer. Johnson replaces Fiona Bosman. He will report to John Nichols, head of marketing at Nokia UK. (Marketing

Procter & Gamble is consolidating its three global business units into two after Robert A Steele, global health and wellbeing vice chairman, confirmed he is stepping down. Steele will retire on 1 September, ending 35 years with the company. (Marketing

Media  

 

Thinkbox, the marketing body for commercial TV, has promoted its marketing director, Lindsey Clay, to the new role of managing director with overall responsibility for day-to-day operations. (Campaign

Universal McCann has appointed Sally Weavers as its managing partner for communications planning. Weavers joins UM London from Vizeum, where she was the strategy director. (Campaign)

Jed Glanvill, the chief executive of Mindshare UK, has taken on additional responsibilities for Ireland, France, Spain, Portugal and South Africa following a restructure of Mindshare's EMEA management team. (Campaign

Bauer Media has appointed the former ZenithOptimedia creative director Lucy Banks as its first executive creative director. She will be charged with leading commercial creativity across a Bauer Media portfolio including brands Grazia, FHM and Q (print), and Magic and Kiss (radio). (Campaign

Omnicom Media Group has appointed Debarshi Pandit to the newly created position of head of OMG Ethnic UK. He will head the group's strategic business unit aimed at ethnic minority media behaviour and will report to Sam Phillips, the OMG UK chief marketing officer, who has been promoted to managing director, OMG Ethnic. (Campaign

Bauer Media has appointed IPC executive Kirsten Price to the role of publisher of health and beauty magazine Top Sante, and a trio of its parenting titles – Mother & Baby, Pregnancy & Birth and askamum. She replaces Rimi Atwal who has moved across to publish Bauer Media's music portfolio. (Media Week)  

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