Teamwork Marketing, based in York, has appointed Ken Murphy creative
director. Murphy, who joins from the London agency, FKB, will have a
major input into the shaping of Teamwork’s future creative plans. He has
previously worked on numerous blue-chip accounts including the National
Lottery, United Distillers, Whitbread Beer Company and the Times.
Chris Owens has been appointed marketing director of Mazda Cars (UK).
For the past two years he has worked for Scottish Power, but before that
he was international marketing manager of Saab Automobile AB, Sweden.
Owens joined British Airways as a graduate trainee and spent seven years
in the sales, marketing and customer services divisions. After that came
five years with Marks and Spencer, largely concerned with export
marketing, and a spell as marketing development manager of Alfred
Dunhill, responsible for marketing Dunhill’s products around the world.
Richard Bedwell has been appointed managing director of IPSOS-NFO UK, a
company set up by the US panel company, NFO Research, the IPSOS Group
and RSL-Research Services. Bedwell’s previous experience includes both
research and marketing roles at London Weekend Television, the Guardian,
Channel 4, BMRB and Carlton UK Television.
Sally Evington has been promoted to director at Harrison Cowley in
Manchester. Evington, formerly an account director, has been with the
company for five years and heads up the BICC Cables’ business. She
joined Harrison Cowley as an account manager from Signal Radio, where
she spent six years in marketing and promotions.
Robert Gibb has been appointed marketing services officer for the Lewis
Group in Maidenhead. He was formerly a director of the PR consultancy,
Bogard Communications, in Iver. Gibb will be responsible for public
relations, advertising, marketing co-ordination and internal
The cider manufacturer, H. P. Bulmer Holdings, has appointed John Harvey
international director, with a seat on the main board. Harvey was
previously the regional director of United Distillers, responsible for
the South East and Central Asia, based in Singapore. He has also worked
for Gillette in Southern Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Canada. At
Bulmers, Harvey will head all the company’s international activity,
including its two overseas subsidiaries, Bulmers Australia and Stassen
in Belgium. In addition, Una Brown has been appointed Red Stripe
business manager at H. P. Bulmer Limited, the UK distributor for the
premium Jamaican lager beer. She joins Bulmers from Barclays Bank, where
she was marketing manager for personal banking, responsible for direct
marketing and advertising development, and before that was media manager
at Mars Confectionery.
CompuServe, the online service and Internet access provider, has
appointed Martin Turner general manager for the UK region (which
includes the UK, Ireland, Netherlands and Scandinavia). Turner takes
over from Andrew Gray, who is now establishing CompuServe’s European
headquarters as acting European general manager for CompuServe’s
information services division. Turner has been involved in the marketing
of online information services for more than ten years. Following a two-
year period as product manager with BT’s Telecom Gold e-mail service,
Turner worked for Istel (latterly AT&T Istel) as a new ventures
consultant launching Istel’s Infosearch and online information services.
The vehicle information business, HPI-Equifax, has appointed Paul
Bridgman marketing manager. Bridgman will be responsible for developing
the organisation’s marketing strategy, working closely with the
marketing director, Nicki Websper.
Melanie Parsonage has been appointed marketing manager of the processing
division of Reed Exhibition Companies (UK). Parsonage joins Reed
Exhibitions from Tarmac, where she was international marketing
executive. Parsonage will be responsible for a group of exhibitions in
the processing group, including the annual Environmental Technology
exhibition and the triennial Eurochem exhibition.
Sara Lee has appointed Diane Pawlett head of department and Sarah Dwyer
assistant product manager in its European division. Pawlett has ten
years of European sales and marketing experience and speaks three
languages, having lived and worked in Spain, Germany and Switzerland.
She moves from Dunlopillo, where she was European marketing manager, to
become Sara Lee’s European business development manager. Dwyer comes to
the company from Leeds Business School.