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Movers and Groovers : Lick Creative expands roles across senior team

by Assistant Editor on March 23, 2015

Integrated marketing and design agency strengthens creative and customer focus

Lick Creative, part of The Delta Group, the international visual communications specialist, has announced the expansion of three roles within the senior management team.

Group Creative Director James Hale, will take a consultancy lead across the group and Jo Wilby, Creative Director, will now lead creative strategy at the agency. Lick has also promoted Group Account Director Mark Sibborn to Client Services Director. [more…]

Movers and Groovers : McDonalds’ McDonald joins Halfords

by Will Corry on March 23, 2015

Halfords has appointed the Jill McDonald, the UK boss of fast-food chain McDonald’s, as the new chief executive of the cars part and bicycles retailer.

She will take over the position from Matt Davies, who has been poached by Tesco to head the supermarket’s UK operations.

Ms McDonald currently holds the position of UK chief executive and president for the fast-food giant’s North West Europe division, where she oversees about 3,300 outlets with more than 200,000 staff across seven countries.


Movers and Groovers : mcm creative group bolsters senior team with appointments of Evans and McCaul

by Assistant Editor on March 11, 2015

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mcm creative group has strengthened its senior team with two new appointments. The Hammersmith-based agency has hired Karen Evans as Client Director, while Brendan McCaul joins as Creative Services Director.


Movers and Groovers : Archant appoints first ever Chief Marketing Officer

by Will Corry on March 10, 2015

Archant has announced the appointment of Will Hattam as Chief Marketing Officer, to lead the company’s overall marketing strategy and evolution, including its continued digital development.

Will has been at Archant for over three years, with 18 years of experience in the publishing industry, and was previously Managing Director of Archant Lifestyle and Archant London.


Movers and Groovers : Rakuten Marketing appoints Tony Zito CEO

by Will Corry on March 5, 2015

Reinforces Rakuten’s Investment in its Marketing Services Business and Commitment to International Growth

Rakuten Marketing today announced the appointment of Tony Zito to Chief Executive Officer, overseeing its business in the Americas, Europe and Australia. The news comes at a significant time for Rakuten Marketing, which has quickly become one of @RakutenMKTG_UK Rakuten’s fastest-growing businesses outside of Japan.


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by Will Corry on March 2, 2015

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Movers and Groovers : Ad viewability co hires FT’s Canfield to drive UK sales

by Will Corry on February 27, 2015

Ad viewability co Meetrics has hired the Financial Times' Steven Canfield - further testament to the increasing interest in the ad viewability issue, and follows their 7-figure financing round and MRC accreditation.

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Movers and Groovers : Morrisons has named David Potts as its new CEO

by Will Corry on February 25, 2015

Morrisons has named former Tesco director David Potts as its new chief executive.

Mr Potts, who started his Tesco career at age 16 and rose to become retail director in the UK and chief executive of its Irish businesses, will take the helm on 16 March.

He takes over from Dalton Philips, who said in January he would leave the troubled supermarket after five years in charge.


Movers and Groovers : Nick Baum promoted to Managing Director of adconnection

by Will Corry on February 23, 2015

News from adconnection @adconnectionUK.  Delighted to announce the promotion of Nick Baum to Managing Director from his previous position as Client Services Director.

  • Nick has been with adconnection for eight years and is a popular figure both internally, and within the industry.
  • Working closely with CEO, Catherine Becker, Nick will help the agency to grow following on from a big growth last year.
  • He will be focusing on internal team building to create a vibrant place to work and excellence in cut-through stand-out solutions that grow our clients business.
  • This delivers on the re-positioning of adconnection as the performance agency as announced last year.


Movers & Groovers : The Delta Group appoints Group Director for Innovation and Technology EMEA

by Assistant Editor on February 23, 2015

Lick Creative, part of The Delta Group, the international visual communications specialist, today announces the appointment of Bobbie Andrews as group director for innovation and [more…]