The Week: People News - Audi appoints Peter Duffy

Audi has hired Peter Duffy as its UK head of marketing. Duffy joins from Barclays Bank, where he was the marketing services director. One of his first tasks will be to oversee a campaign to back the launch of Audi's R8 sports car in the autumn. He will be replacing Nigel Brotherton, who departed in November to join Volkswagen.