Movers: Appointment at Agency Republic

Agency Republic is boosting its online media planning and buying division. The hires include Emma Batchelor as an account director, from OMD UK; Lyndell Sawyer as a media account manager, from i-level; Maria Cooney as an account manager, from MindShare; and William Frappell as an account executive, from Dennis Publishing. All will work on the O2 account. Dan Hosford and Kasey Gaffney have also joined the team and will work across a range of clients including Blockbuster, the BBC and Weight Watchers UK.