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Movers and Groovers : Delete appoints Philippe Feraille as Client Services Director

Movers and Groovers : Delete appoints Philippe Feraille as Client Services Director

by Clare on December 8, 2016

Following a year of continued growth, London and Leeds-based digital agency Delete have appointed Philippe Feraille as their new Client Services Director.

Having previously held the position of Business Director at Omnicom’s production network agency eg+ worldwide (TBWA Network) and hub+ (BBDO Network), Feraille joins the Delete team with the focus of growing and maintaining highly successful, long term relationships with the agency’s growing client base. The role will see him responsible for developing the agency’s ‘Digital Success Framework’ for key client accounts and enhancing the value-focused business partnerships already in place. [more…]

Movers and Groovers : Matt Adams becomes Content Marketing Association Chairperson

Movers and Groovers : Matt Adams becomes Content Marketing Association Chairperson

by James on November 25, 2016

The Content Marketing Association (CMA) has announced the appointment of Matt Adams, CEO of Havas Media UK and Havas Media International, as its new Chairperson.

Adams moved to Havas Media in September this year, from his previous role as UK Managing Director at iProspect. At Havas Media, he sits on the Group’s senior leadership team and is responsible for driving growth across the portfolio.

He has been a member of the CMA’s management team as a Director since 2015, after being part of the iProspect senior team to lead the agency to join the CMA in 2014. Bringing over 15 years of experience to the position, Adams has also held roles at MEC and Yahoo.

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Movers and Groovers : Amaze One appoints Mark Laycock to the role of Art Director

Movers and Groovers : Amaze One appoints Mark Laycock to the role of Art Director

by Clare on November 24, 2016

Following a continued period of growth for the agency’s Manchester-based team, Amaze One – part of the St Ives Group – has announced the appointment of Mark Laycock to the role of Art Director.

Mark joins the Manchester office’s team from creative agency Spoken-Image, where he honed his craft in a series of design-based roles, overseeing projects for a number of iconic clients including; Historic Royal Palaces, Kellogg’s, The National Trust, Royal Botanic Gardens, Peel Holdings, Westminster Abbey and the Department of Health.

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Movers and Groovers : OLIVER launches media division to complete client offering

Movers and Groovers : OLIVER launches media division to complete client offering

by James on November 11, 2016

In-house agency specialist OLIVER has launched a new media division headed up by ex-ComScore senior vice president Duncan Trigg.

OLIVER Media aligns with OLIVER Group’s mission to offer agile, transparent solutions to its clients through its Inside Agency model (in which OLIVER builds bespoke teams to sit alongside its clients). The division will focus on ensuring all campaign media planning is based on real-time data insight to support the delivery of truly relevant content.

Trigg takes on the role of managing director of OLIVER Media, reporting directly in to OLIVER global chief executive Simon Martin and working closely with OLIVER UK chief executive Sharon Whale.

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Simon Ward, CEO of Inspired Thinking Group wins the Business Entrepreneur of the Year title

Simon Ward, CEO of Inspired Thinking Group wins the Business Entrepreneur of the Year title

by James on November 1, 2016

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Movers and Groovers : VCCP Media appoints Sam Fenton-Elstone as Chief Digital Officer

Movers and Groovers : VCCP Media appoints Sam Fenton-Elstone as Chief Digital Officer

by Will Corry on October 27, 2016

VCCP Media has today announced the appointment of Sam Fenton-Elstone in the newly created role of Chief Digital Officer overseeing the digital team and it's integration into the full media agency and partnership​.

Fenton-Elstone honed his skills at digital marketing agency iCrossing, where he rose to the ranks from Paid Search Analyst to Chief Media Officer. During his nine years at the agency he defined best-in-class media offerings for clients including EDF Energy, L’Oreal and Apple.

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Movers and Groovers : “Consumers now demand a richer experience when it comes to products online” .. Kim Ludlow, Brandbank

Movers and Groovers : “Consumers now demand a richer experience when it comes to products online” .. Kim Ludlow, Brandbank

by Will Corry on October 24, 2016

The managing director for grocery shopping and comparison site mySupermarket.co.uk, Kim Ludlow, has joined product content company Brandbank to help FMCG brands do a better job at bringing their products to life on shopping websites.

Ludlow, a former Tesco.com head of sales, will head up digital and business innovations at Brandbank, who help FMCG suppliers in 16 countries create and distribute product content, mainly for e-commerce purposes.

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Total Media launches performance media agency, Running Total

Total Media launches performance media agency, Running Total

by James on October 21, 2016

The behavioural planning agency, Total Media, has today announced the launch of Running Total, a new joint venture specialising in performance media planning and buying. The venture will be co-owned by Total Media, and John Marshall and Colin Reynolds, who become joint managing partners.

The agency has already secured its first client in the form of independent mobile provider, UNSHACKLED.com, with a multimillion UK launch.

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Movers and Groovers : Anna Jones, CEO at Hearst UK stepping down to co-found AllBright

Movers and Groovers : Anna Jones, CEO at Hearst UK stepping down to co-found AllBright

by James on October 20, 2016

Anna Jones is stepping down as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in 2017 to co-found AllBright, the ground-breaking funding platform dedicated to sourcing, nurturing and backing the most outstanding female-led companies in the UK. She will also become Executive Chairman of ShareStyle, a digital marketplace for style services.

For further information about AllBright and how it works, click here

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Over 100 Great British Entrepreneurs announced

Over 100 Great British Entrepreneurs announced

by James on October 17, 2016

Over 100 entrepreneurs have been announced as the finalists in the Great British Entrepreneur Awards, in association with NatWest.

Regarded as the benchmark for entrepreneurial success in the UK, the Awards celebrate the contributions and innovations of British entrepreneurs and their impact on the economy.

The Great British Entrepreneur Awards will culminate at the Gala Final, taking place on Tuesday 22 November in the Ballrooms of the prestigious, Lancaster London Hotel. [more…]