Antfactory, an internet incubator and investment firm, has appointed Louise Tingstrom from British Airways as its director of marketing and communications.
Tingstrom was previously head of international communications at British Airways, and before that as senior vice president of corporate relations at Visa International.
She was also the original founder and chief executive of AKKA in 1993, a leading Paris based international financial/IR consultancy, before selling her interest to her partners in order to join Visa in 1997.
Her role at antfactory will include overall responsibility for raising the profile of the company, as well as delivering senior marketing and communications advice to incubating companies.
antfactory has made a number of high profile appointments, most recently of Charles Murphy, formerly managing director and head of European financial services at Morgan Stanley.