The Week: People news - Aegis appoints John Murray

Aegis Media has appointed John Murray, the former head of PHD's digital unit, PHDiq, as the president of the network's Digital Action Group.

Murray will be based in London in the new digital post and report to Mark Cranmer, the Aegis Media global executive director and chief executive of the Isobar digital network. He joins Aegis on 1 June from Mitchell Communication Group in Australia, which was acquired by Aegis Group in December 2010.