Movers: Appointment at Personal

Debbie Leighton and Jake Kirk - Personal, the Engine-backed direct marketing agency, has hired the creative team of Debbie Leighton and Jake Kirk.

The copywriter Leighton and art director Kirk join from WWAV Rapp Collins, where they met and worked together on accounts including Wanadoo Broadband, British Gas, Cancer Research UK and the NSPCC among others.

Leighton was at WWAV for three-and-a-half years. She previously worked for three years as a freelance after a five-year spell at Proximity London. Kirk spent four-and-a-half years at WWAV. His early career includes stints at the now defunct Lion and web design studio Dream.

Jason Andrews, the Personal creative director, said: "Debbie and Jake are part of the new generation of truly through-the-line creatives and we're delighted to have them on board."