Movers & Groovers
SalesMethods, a premium Salesforce partner, which specialises in delivering software and services, to drive high performance sales in Salesforce.com, has appointed Michael Conner as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer.
Michael brings a proven track record in sales, marketing and business leadership to SalesMethods, where he was previously Chief Product Officer. Michael takes over the reins from Steve Bale, himself an Oracle veteran who still sits on the management board and assumes the role of Chairman.
Michael spent his formative years with Xerox Corporation where he was schooled in sales, marketing and general management. He was heavily involved in driving strategic change through Quality and business transformation programmes. In recent years, Michael has operated at Board level in UK PLCs, driving change and growth on an international basis.
Promotional risk management company Fotorama is investing substantially in its business and is placing expansion and future growth at the heart of its new strategy. www.fotorama.co.uk
As a major step in developing its services further and meeting the evolving needs of promotional marketing agencies, Fotorama has boosted its assets by recruiting a team of two highly experienced specialists. The duo, who have worked together for the last four years, have a proven record of success in delivering many highly cost-effective solutions for leading agencies and their brand clients during that time. [more…]
Indicia has appointed former founder of Proximity London, Elly Woolston, to the newly created role of Chief Client Officer. The appointment comes as part of a wider expansion of the business and follows the recent appointment of other senior hires within the company.
Elly will be responsible for overseeing all client relationships at Indicia including Nissan, JD Wetherspoon, Glenmorangie, Tourism Ireland and Very.co.uk. Elly will ensure the client’s experience with the agency is tailored to their individual needs, placing the client at the centre of the Indicia brand. With twenty years in the industry, Elly has developed extensive business to business, consumer and not for profit experience with major global brands including British Airways, WWF, Unilever, Save the Children, Barclaycard Visa and Toyota.
— Will Corry (@slievemore) March 3, 2014
Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has appointed Kirsten Stagg as its new Head of Marketing, with effect from 11 March 2014. In her new role, Stagg will report directly to Alex Smith, Director of Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, and will be responsible for spearheading the brand’s marketing activities in the UK.
Stagg (above) joined the Volkswagen Group as a graduate in 1998. Since then she has progressed through the organisation, holding marketing roles at ŠKODA, Audi and most recently Volkswagen Passenger Cars as National Communications Manager where she orchestrated several high profile advertising campaigns including the recent Woofwagen range campaign. [more…]
Prodigious, Publicis Groupe’s global production platform, has announced further steps towards strengthening its broadcasting facility in London, with increased access to the Paris-based in-house 3D service, the appointment of Scott Marshall of Bam Sound to the audio team, and a partnership with offline editor Pete Lurie.