The Week: People News - 4's Thompson joins Ofcom

Ofcom has appointed Jonathan Thompson, the Channel 4 strategy director, in an equivalent role at the regulator.

His appointment marks the end of a ten-year stint at Channel 4, where he has been involved in developing the broadcaster's corporate strategy across digital channels. Ofcom has also hired Campbell Cowie, the European public policy director for Time Warner, to take the role of policy director across its strategy and market developments team.