Trading Places: this week's people moves

Gail Gallie, the chief executive of Fallon London, departs and former M&S marketing head Steve Sharp signs up as a consultant for WPP, in this week's round-up of people moves in advertising, marketing media and PR.

Gail Gallie: the chief executive of Fallon London is leaving the agency
Gail Gallie: the chief executive of Fallon London is leaving the agency


DLKW Lowe has hired Amber Casey and Lovisa Silburn as creative directors. (Campaign)

Ben Felton, the executive planning director at MRM Meteorite, has joined The Marketing Store as chief strategy officer. (Campaign)

Gail Gallie, the chief executive of Fallon London, is leaving the agency after four years at the helm. James Townsend, the Fallon managing director, David Hackworthy, the chief strategy officer, and Santiago Lucero, the executive creative director, will take on joint responsibility for running the agency. (Campaign)

Jam's executive creative director, Wayne Deakin, is leaving the agency to pursue other interests. (Campaign)

R/GA London has hired John Wilson, the business lead for Adidas at Sid Lee in Montreal, as its group account director, client services. (Campaign)

Partners Andrews Aldridge has restructured its creative team with three new hires and two promotions. Richard Worrow and Ross Newton have been promoted to deputy creative directors, while Guy Sexty, who previously ran his own design company, will take on the newly created role of head of design. Other hires include Darren Stevenson, who joins PAA as head of digital display and Aneta Pertkiewicz who joins the agency as a digital designer. (Campaign)


Steven Sharp, the former marketing director of Marks & Spencer, is working as a consultant for WPP, which now holds both the creative and media accounts for the retailer. (Marketing)

Wolff Olins has promoted its London managing director Ije Nwokorie to global chief executive after incumbent Karl Heiselman was poached by Apple to take on a marketing communications role. (Marketing)

O2 is parting company with its head of brand Shadi Halliwell after 23 years, as part of a restructure that will create a team bringing together "content, social media and brand. (Marketing)

Andrew Morley, Motorola's vice-president and general manager, has resigned after seven years at the business and is set to take on either a marketing role at a "very well known European luxury brand" or a managing director post at a mobile business. (Marketing)


Guardian News & Media has hired Yahoo's Sam Coleman in the role of head of client development, and ITV's Paul Gandolfi as key client leader in sport. (Media Week)


Cubitt Consulting founder and executive chairman Simon Brocklebank-Fowler has appointed Simon Barker as the agency's first managing director. (PR Week)

Linda Recupero has left MSLGroup after one year of serving as SVP and New York corporate practice director to join stock exchange operator NASDAQ OMX as global head of communications. (PR Week)

Alliance Boots has appointed Catriona McDermott as interim director of strategic communications projects and internal communications. (PR Week) has hired Elijah Lawal as its new PR manager following the departure of Titus Thomson for (PR Week)

Matt Davis, corporate VP for global public affairs and government affairs at Dow Chemical, is to relocate from the US to the company's European headquarters in Horgen, Switzerland, in August. (PR Week)

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