The Week: People news - Sharrocks takes EMEA role

Nigel Sharrocks, the UK and Ireland chief executive of Aegis Media, has been made the chief executive of Aegis Media Northern Europe, adding The Netherlands and the Nordics to his duties.

The move also sees Marie-Laure Sauty de Chalon, who heads Aegis Media France, become the chief executive of the company's southern Europe operation and Jose Luis de Rojas add Latin America to his Iberia remit. All three join the global executive board, along with Andreas Bolte, the chief executive of Aegis Media Central and Eastern Europe.