Trading places: this week's people moves

Nike hooks Burberry's global director of social media Musa Tariq while Grant Millar steps up from MD of Vizeum UK to a global role at Carat in this week's round-up of people moves across advertising, marketing and media.

Grant Millar: moves to Carat
Grant Millar: moves to Carat


DLKW Lowe has hired Charlie Hurrell, the former client services director at Glue Isobar, to the new role of joint head of account management. (Campaign)

Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO is continuing to boost its creative department with the appointment of Toby Allen and Jim Hilson from Wieden & Kennedy. (Campaign)

TBWA UK Group has completed its senior UK management line-up with the appointment of Lindsey Evans, the former managing director of The Campaign Palace in Sydney, as its president. (Campaign)

Nabs, the industry charity, is gearing up for its centenary year with the appointment of Malcolm Poynton, Charlie Rudd and Simon Dalglish to its board of trustees. (Campaign)

Wieden & Kennedy Amsterdam has hired Thierry Albert and Faustin Claverie, creative directors at VCCP, for the same role. (Campaign)


Former Starbucks and Clinton Cards chief executive Darcy Wilson-Rymer has been appointed chief executive of bargain supermarket CostCutter. (Marketing)

Paul Vaughan has stepped down from his role of chief executive of England Rugby 2015 by "mutual consent" and is being replaced by Debbie Jevans, Olympic director of sport. (Marketing)

Carnival UK, which operates cruise brands Cunard Line and P&O, has named Whitbread marketer Gerard Tempest as its new chief commercial officer as part of a restructure. (Marketing)

Premier Foods has hired Claire Harrison-Church, who introduced Sainsbury's 'Live Well For Less' brand positioning, and Helen Warren-Piper, a United Biscuits marketer, in senior roles. (Marketing)

Burberry's social-media marketing guru, Musa Tariq, is set to leave the brand to take up a similar role at Nike. (Marketing)

Kimberly-Clark is carrying out a restructure of its European management team that will involve the departure of former marketing chief Troy Warfield. (Marketing)

James Watson, Stella Artois marketing director for Western Europe, is leaving the brewer to oversee the marketing for Dairy Crest's food brands. (Marketing)

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has appointed Procter & Gamble's Sameer Singh as its vice-president and head of global media, to spearhead a new approach to media planning, buying and strategy. (Media Week)

Iceland Foods has hired former Aldi managing director Paul Foley with a brief to identify new opportunities to grow the Iceland brand across global markets. (Marketing)


Aegis has promoted Grant Millar, the managing director of Vizeum in the UK, to the new position of global brand director at its sister network Carat. Millar, who has been the managing director of Vizeum for seven years, will be replaced by Carat's deputy managing director, Richard Morris. (Campaign)

Adam Mills, former managing director of Admedia, has been hired by ski resort outdoor media specialist, Media Mountain, as commercial director. (Media Week)

Jeremy Hunt, the secretary for culture, media, sport and the Olympics, has been moved to the position of health secretary and replaced by Maria Miller as part of the Government's cabinet reshuffle. Miller has been also appointed minister for women and equality, succeeding Theresa May. (Campaign)

CBS Outdoor has appointed Future advertising director Malcolm Stoodley to the new role of UK sales director, UK Direct. (Media Week)

Kinetic Worldwide Media reports that due to "some unavoidable issues", Chris O'Donnell, its Asia-Pacific CEO, departed the agency last week. (Campaign)

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