Movers and shakers: Mars, JWT, Publicis, Tink Labs, Boots, Karmarama, Possible and more

Welcome to Campaign's weekly round-up of the hires, departures and promotions across the industry.

Paul Frampton-Calero: The former Havas Media chief is now at Tink Labs
Paul Frampton-Calero: The former Havas Media chief is now at Tink Labs

Mars has promoted its chief marketing and customer officer, Andrew Clarke, to the role of global president of Mars Wrigley Confectionery. The Brit will take up the role in September, succeeding Martin Radvan, who is retiring after 32 years with the company.

Paul Frampton-Calero has resurfaced as chief executive of UK and Ireland of Hong Kong-based Tink Labs, a start-up that partners with hotels to offer guests the use of smartphones offering free connectivity, services and ad-supported content. Frampton-Calero left Havas Media Group as chief executive of UK and Ireland in October last year.

Elizabeth Fagan is stepping down from her role as Boots' managing director. The former marketer will pursue a non-executive director career from September.

Jasper Shelbourne, the executive producer at J Walter Thompson Entertainment and a former executive creative director at JWT London, is understood to have left after 35 years at the agency. Shelbourne ran JWT’s creative department for nine years before being made a global creative director, overseeing key global accounts in 2002. In 2010 he launched JWT Entertainment.

Annette King, the new chief executive of Publicis Groupe UK, has made her first appointment, recruiting James Barnes-Austin as chief financial officer. Barnes-Austin spent the last two years at Karmarama as chief financial officer, joining the creative agency six months before its sale to Accenture Interactive in 2016, and departed earlier this year.

Karmarama has appointed Jamie Mancini as creative director to join its PR and social influencer discipline. Mancini will lead creative for the PR discipline within the agency while also working as part of the wider advertising and integrated creative team and report into Nik Studzinski, chief creative officer at Karmarama. He joins from John Doe where he was creative associate.

Christian Dankl has been named as chairman of video startup Precise TV. He joins from German broadcasting group ProSiebenSat.1 where he was digital chief executive and chairman.

Thady Ramos has been promoted to the role of new business director at Possible. Ramos was previously senior account director.

Fay Hoyte has been promoted to the marketing director role at Virgin EMI. She was previously senior marketing manager. Hoyte has also worked as a product manager at Ministry of Sound.

Saga has promoted Rachel O'Flaherty to the role of director of marketing, for Saga Services, following a restructure at the business. O'Flaherty has spent 10 years at Saga, most recently as head of marketing for home insurance.

Independent media agency December 19 has made two appointments. Katy Clarkson joins in the new role of head of planning from Blackwood Seven where she was head of client services, while Martin Donnelly becomes head of non-broadcast after 18 years at UM where he was most recently head of publishing.

HeyHuman has appointed Liz Brown to the new role of associate creative director. She was previously freelancing and has had stints at Doner London and Lida.

Criteo, the commerce marketing technology company, has named Shruthi Chindalur as regional managing director, mid-market EMEA. Prior to joining Criteo, Chindalur was head of SMB, EMEA & LATAM, customer business at LinkedIn Sales Solutions.

Digital marketing consultancy QueryClick has appointed Kristi Hoyle as head of account management. She was previously business director at 4Ps.

Golf specialist marketing agency Azalea has appointed Michael Birch as account director. He was previously head of trade and tourism at Performance 54.

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