Trading Places: this week's people moves

Jed Glanvill leaves Mindshare UK, Stephen Haines is New York-bound with Facebook and Piers Pottinger moves to Singapore, in this week's round-up of people moves across advertising, marketing, media and PR.

Jed Glanvill: leaves Mindshare UK after 13 years at the agency
Jed Glanvill: leaves Mindshare UK after 13 years at the agency


Lindsey Evans, the president of TBWA\UK Group, is leaving the Omnicom agency to return to Australia. (Campaign)

Partners Andrews Aldridge has appointed Wunderman's Erminia Blackden as a strategy director. (Campaign)

Jed Glanvill, the regional leader and chairman of Mindshare UK, has quit the agency after 13 years. He was chief executive of Mindshare UK before handing over the role to Mark Creighton late last year. (Campaign)

Ad technology platform business AppNexus is expanding its European team. Jerome Underhill will be based in London and will be responsible for client services and business operations across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Brandon Paine joins the Madrid-based team to lead a new group for AppNexus focusing on major global accounts and partnerships. (Campaign)

Mindshare has announced a restructure its European operations, splitting the region into two distinct groups, led by Helen McRae and Christof Baron in new roles as joint chief executive across EMEA. (Campaign)

Filip Nilsson, the former chairman and creative director of Swedish agency Forsman & Bodenfors, will join BETC Paris as a creative director in September. (Campaign)

Rapp, the London-based integrated agency, has promoted its associate creative directors Jacob Kirk and Clare Wilson to creative directors. (Campaign)

Lida has rehired its former deputy managing director Louise Whitcombe, the CRM director at Bartle Bogle Hegarty, as its first chief operating officer. (Campaign)

OMD UK has recruited Hamid Habib, the managing partner of strategy at Havas Media, and Rian Shah, the head of strategy at Zenith Media, to be joint managing partners of strategy. (Campaign)


Game has poached Ian Chambers, the international VP and managing director at IGN Entertainment, to take on the newly created role of chief digital officer. (Marketing)

Tesco has promoted Michael Comish to the role of group digital officer as the retailer seeks to bolster its digital offering by hiring 150 people across the next year. (Marketing)


Stephen Haines, the UK commercial director at Facebook, is leaving the UK for New York, where he will take the post of global lead for the social network across Omnicom agencies. (Media Week)


Katie Deeble, currently head of internal comms for Rolls-Royce's engineering division, will join the Metropolitan Police as head of internal comms in August, replacing Ruth Shulver, who left in April to take the head of comms role at Surrey Police. (PR Week)

Bell Pottinger Private deputy chairman Piers Pottinger is taking the role of chairman of the group's Asian operations in a bid to boost the company's client base in the region. (PR Week)

Weber Shandwick has hired Grayling's Mary Whenman as part of a reshaping of its global corporate business. (PR Week)

The head of Lewis PR's UK operations Elizabeth Littlewood is to move to GolinHarris to become the agency's first dedicated head of technology. (PR Week)

Nelson Bostock Communications has appointed Matt Cowan, a writer for Wired magazine and former technology correspondent for Reuters, to the new role of director of media. (PR Week)

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