The Week: People news - Duncan takes search role

The former Publicis chief executive Grant Duncan has joined the search consultant Spencer Stuart as the head of its media practice.

Duncan, who had a brief spell at Grace Blue last year, joined Publicis as its managing director in 1999 and served as the chief executive from 2003 to 2007. Duncan is also a board director of the Marketing Society and a trustee of the Prostate Cancer Charity.