Trading places: this week's people moves

TBWA\Group Tim Bonnet leaves to join Creston Group, while Microsoft tasks Philippa Snare with steadying its marketing ship, all in BR's round-up of this week's people moves in advertising, marketing and media.

Tim Bonnet: joins Creston Group as chairman of its communications arm
Tim Bonnet: joins Creston Group as chairman of its communications arm


has promoted Drew Burdon and Dom Boyd, both senior planners at its Tribal DDB unit, to the roles of planning partners. Burdon, the Tribal DDB head of strategy, and Boyd, its strategy director, will head the agency's planning department and report to Lucy Jameson, DDB's executive strategy director. (Campaign) 

Dare has promoted its joint planning director Toby Horry to the newly created role of managing director. His promotion coincides with the departure of Michael Pring, Dare's managing partner, who has resigned less than a year after the merger with MCBD. (Campaign) 

Creston Group, the parent company of agencies including Tullo Marshall Warren, has hired TBWA\Group's Tim Bonnet as the chairman of its communications arm. Bonnet joins Creston, which last year sold DLKW to Lowe for £28m, from TBWA\Group UK, where he sat on the executive board and held a number of senior positions during his15 years at the agency. (Campaign) 

VCCP has appointed Crispin Porter & Bogusky's Craig Miller as creative director. Miller, who joins the agency later this year, will report to Darren Bailes, the executive creative director. (Campaign)

Click here to find  out more! Addiction Worldwide has appointed ISBA consultancy manager Christina Peyton as its first new business director for the UK. At Addiction Worldwide, Peyton will work across all the agency's disciplines including TV, print and outdoor advertising, digital, social media and brand engagement. (Campaign) 

AKQA has appointed Amanda Morrissey as its client services director. Morrissey, who joins from sports clothing brand Animal, will oversee all London clients including Nike, Heineken, Fiat, Orange and Xbox. She will report to European managing director, Guy Wieynk. (Campaign)


has appointed Philippa Snare as chief marketing officer after a period of upheaval at the internet and software brand. Snare has worked at Microsoft for more than 10 years, most recently as sales and marketing director for its developer and platform evangelist (DPE) group. (Marketing) 

EDF Energy has appointed Grey Group executive managing director Tamara Ingram to its Stakeholder Advisory Panel, which helps shape the company's business strategy. Ingram was hired for her experience of the advertising industry, consumer marketing and digital and social media, according to EDF. (Marketing)



Former GMTV sales and marketing director Simon Poole has joined barter company Miroma, reporting to Graham Duff, the company's managing director for UK and Europe. (Media Week) 

Total Media has appointed Thomas Laranjo, a partner at the agency, as its managing director. Laranjo, who joined the media agency seven years ago as an account manager, becomes Total Media's second managing director, after founding MD Mike Sell became executive chairman. (Media Week)

 Incisive Media's John Barnes has agreed to succeed Thomson Reuters' Tim Faircliff as the chairman of the AOP with imme

Incisive Media's John Barnes has agreed to succeed Thomson Reuters' Tim Faircliff as the chairman of the AOP with immediate effect. Barnes is expected to serve for at least a year. Faircliff, who has been described by AOP director Lee Baker as "crucial in establishing an independent AOP", stepped down in June after serving two years. (Media Week)

IPC Inspire, the men's division of IPC Media, has appointed Haymarket Business Media's Matthew Gerry in the new role of digital strategy director. (Media Week) 

Haymarket Consumer Media, the publishers of What Car? and Stuff, has appointed News International's Drew Broomhall as head of search. Broomhall, who is currently head of search engineering at News International, will work on the business and editorial strategy of Haymarket's consumer portfolio, reporting to Haymarket Consumer Media’s editorial director Mark Payton. (Media Week)