The Week: People news - Kydd departs Virgin Media

James Kydd, the managing director of brand and marketing at Virgin Media, is leaving the company.

Kydd, who joined after NTL's acquisition of Virgin Mobile in 2006 and was behind the launch of the new Virgin Media brand in February 2007, said he was leaving to seek "a new challenge". He will leave by the end of September. Virgin is now looking for a replacement.