The Week: People News - Gershon permanent at bmi

Bmi has appointed its interim marketing director, Katherine Gershon, as the sales and marketing director on a permanent basis.

Gershon will be responsible for the airline's global marketing, online and UK sales and loyalty activity, reporting to the managing director, Peter Spencer. Martyn Bridger has also been made the commercial and services director, while Tamarah Khatib has been appointed as the head of online.