Trading Places: This week's people moves in advertising, marketing and media

Kisilevsky swaps Burger King for McCann and Mark Creighton resurfaces at Mindshare in this week's round-up of people moves in advertising, marketing and media.

Mark Creighton: joins Mindshare as chief operating officer
Mark Creighton: joins Mindshare as chief operating officer


Publicis Modem has hired Alix Pennycuick as its creative director. He joins from DraftFCB, where he worked as the UK digital creative director. (Campaign)

Starcom MediaVest Group Sports, the sports marketing division of SMG, has named Robin Clarke as its new director. He joins from OMD, where he most recently ran Manning Gottlieb OMD’s Fuse. (Campaign)


McCann Worldgroup has appointed David Kisilevsky, the outgoing Burger King vice-president of marketing for EMEA, to the new role of sub-regional director, Central Eastern Europe. Based in London, Kisilevsky will report to Brett Gosper, the chief executive of McCann Worldgroup EMEA. (Campaign)

MRM London's managing partner Olly Foot has left the agency after a year in the role, to join Carlson Marketing as managing director. Foot will take over from Carlson Marketing's current managing director, John Hiney. (Campaign)


Mark Creighton, former managing director of i-level, is joining Mindshare in the new role of chief operating officer. Creighton had worked at i-level from 2003 until financial problems resulted in its liquidation in May. (Campaign)

Clear Channel UK has promoted Simon Wardell to the position of sales controller from his previous post of head of the out-of-home (OOH) company's innovation division, Create. He reports to group sales director, Steve Atkinson. (Media Week)

IPC has appointed Tara Whitaker as its first digital programme director, to focus on strategic initiatives across the company. IPC publishes websites for brands such as Marie Claire, NME, Nuts and Wallpaper. (Media Week)

OMD has appointed Oliver Stroh and Damian Winstanley as joint managing directors of OMD's international unit in the UK. The pair will report to Peter Magnani, director of international clients for OMD EMEA. (Campaign)

Michael Birkin, former vice-chairman of Omnicom Group and chief executive of Omnicom Asia Pacific, has joined business consultancy The Caffeine Partnership, as non-executive chairman. (Campaign)

MEC has promoted Ann Wixley to the new role of creative director, to help evolve the agency's integrated offering and promote "creative thinking" among staff. (Media Week)

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