Movers: Appointment at Skype

Skype has appointed Saul Klein as its vice-president of marketing. Based in London, Klein will oversee worldwide product and partner marketing, integrated communications, research and brand management.

He will be responsible for driving the company's strategic direction and global positioning.

Klein is the former founder and chief executive of Video Island, Europe's largest online DVD rental service. He has also worked at Microsoft as a group program manager and, before that, as the senior vice-president, brand and strategy at Firefly Network.