The Week: People news - New position for Thomas

Trefor Thomas, the former RMG Connect creative director, has joined the new London office of French digital agency Brand Advocate as its creative director.

Thomas joins Paul English, the managing director, and Maggie Lonergan, the head of client development. The new London office's first task will be to handle the pan-European Montblanc account. Brand Advocate, which has operated in Paris for the past five years, plans to launch a New York office in 2009, and other offices in Europe, Middle East and Africa.