MOVERS

Advertising Principles has appointed a new board director and two new recruits - one in Principles Direct Marketing and one in the IT department. Ann Thompson, 34, has been appointed research director and will join Advertising Principles’ board. She joined Advertising Principles eight years ago, becoming the head of Principles Research 18 months ago. Gelise McCullough, 25, joins the agency as an account manager, bringing with her three years’ direct marketing experience. She previously worked for WWAV Rapp Collins North. She will be working on the J. D. Williams and Colonnade Insurance accounts among others. Andrew Douglas, 24, has been appointed IT manager. He graduated from Leeds Metropolitan University with a first-class honours degree in information systems.

Advertising Principles has appointed a new board director and two new

recruits - one in Principles Direct Marketing and one in the IT

department. Ann Thompson, 34, has been appointed research director and

will join Advertising Principles’ board. She joined Advertising

Principles eight years ago, becoming the head of Principles Research 18

months ago. Gelise McCullough, 25, joins the agency as an account

manager, bringing with her three years’ direct marketing experience. She

previously worked for WWAV Rapp Collins North. She will be working on

the J. D. Williams and Colonnade Insurance accounts among others. Andrew

Douglas, 24, has been appointed IT manager. He graduated from Leeds

Metropolitan University with a first-class honours degree in information

systems.



WWAV Rapp Collins North has appointed Helen Simpson managing director.

She succeeds Gordon Brown, who has been promoted to chairman. Simpson,

36, formerly with the AB Advertising Group in Leeds, has also been with

WWAV Rapp Collins North for ten years. She will be supported in her role

by Howard Masters, who is promoted to the position of deputy managing

director. Masters, 44, joined WWAV seven years ago from Empire Stores.



The Independent Television Commission has appointed Peter Monteith as

its regional executive for the East of England. Monteith was previously

the ITC’s head of publications and publicity and joined the public

affairs division of the organisation in 1992. He began his media career

in local newspapers in Buckinghamshire before specialising in the

broadcasting sector and is a former editor of Broadcast.



The Cheltenham-based TLG Marketing, a direct marketing agency

specialising in the financial services sector, has appointed Nick Howis

as marketing account director. He joins from Eagle Star Life where he

was assistant manager for marketing communications.



Emma Dexter has been appointed to the board of ACE Design and Print, the

creative and advertising agency based in Dunstable. For the past three

years she has worked as a senior designer within the creative team.



Rachel Loos has been appointed assistant editor of Company magazine.

Loos joins from the Daily Mirror, where she was woman’s editor. Loos

worked full time at the Daily Mirror from 1993, and specialised in

women’s issues. In 1995, she was appointed a features executive and then

woman’s editor.



Genesis RMS has appointed Hugh Scotchbrook account manager. He joins

from Maximum Marketing Solutions. Genesis RMS has also appointed Lee

Bevan traffic manager. He joins from Barclays Bank, where he was a print

manager.



Burnett Associates has appointed Sanchi Heesom marketing services

manager. She joins from the Royal National Institute for the Blind.

Heesom spent eight years with RNIB. Before that, she was at BT

International as marketing manager.



Simmons and Simmons has appointed Anne Marie Stebbings marketing

director. She joins from Baker and McKenzie London, where she was

director of professional and business development for two years.



Cosmopolitan magazine has appointed Jessica Burley advertisement

director. She joins the title from Company magazine, where she has held

the same position since March of this year. Burley replaces Vivien

Cotterill, who has been promoted to publisher of the health and beauty

title, Zest. She began her career in advertising sales with Bristol

United Press in 1987, moving to Mirror Group Newspapers in 1990. After a

spell at IPC Magazines as deputy advertisement director of NME and

Melody Maker, she joined Express Newspapers as group head in 1992. She

joined Company as advertisement director in March of this year.



Simon Dux has been appointed editor of Industrial Handling and Storage.

He initially trained as an avionics engineer with the Australian Army

Aviation, and helped relaunch Telecom Asia.



Newby Hands has been promoted to associate editor of Harpers and Queen

while retaining her position as director of health and beauty. In her

new role, Hands will increase her involvement in feature material for

the magazine.



The Copyrights Group has appointed Sally Morris to develop licensed

promotional opportunities across the full range of properties. Morris

previously worked for Thomas Cook Promotions, and she brings extensive

experience of the international corporate and promotions marketplace to

her new position.



She will be responsible for identifying and targeting new-business

opportunities for the Copyrights Group.



The Newbury-based advertising and PR agency, Mmd, has appointed Danny

Blyth as account director. Blyth’s career has been split between

journalism and PR in London. His journalistic experience includes

writing for newspapers such as the Times and trade and consumer

publications in the drinks, leisure and travel sectors, and reporting

for London News radio.