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Movers and Groovers : Soul boosts creative team with new hires Pete Williams and Chris Day

Movers and Groovers : Soul boosts creative team with new hires Pete Williams and Chris Day

by Will Corry on August 24, 2016

Soul has hired Pete Williams and Chris Day as Creative Leads, boosting the agency’s creative top team.

Williams and Day have been a creative team for 14 years working with major brands above, below, through and on the line. They join the agency from MRM Meteorite where they were Creative Group Heads on P&O Ferries, Churchill and Vauxhall.

They will work across all of Soul’s accounts and will report into Soul Founding Partner and Creative Director Shaun Moran.

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Movers and Groovers : Splendid Communications promotes Niki Hunter-Ekins

by Will Corry on July 20, 2016

 

Splendid Communications has promoted Niki Hunter-Ekins, previously operations director, to managing director & head of client partnerships 11 years after joining the company.

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Movers and Groovers : Guy Phillipson to step down as CEO of the Internet Advertising Bureau UK after 12 years

Movers and Groovers : Guy Phillipson to step down as CEO of the Internet Advertising Bureau UK after 12 years

by Will Corry on July 19, 2016

Guy Phillipson to step down as CEO of the Internet Advertising Bureau UK after 12 years

Guy Phillipson, the Chief Executive of the UK’s Internet Advertising Bureau has announced his intention to step down in January 2017 after exactly 12 years heading the industry body. Phillipson will stay involved in the media business through advisory and non-executive roles.

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Movers and Groovers : Now magazine – Lydia Major, Star magazine – Robyn Morris, Livingetc – Sarah Baldwin, Marie Claire’s – Sophie Henderson

by Will Corry on July 18, 2016

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Movers and Groovers : VCCP Media hires Marie Oldham as Chief Strategy Officer

Movers and Groovers : VCCP Media hires Marie Oldham as Chief Strategy Officer

by Will Corry on July 9, 2016

VCCP Media has hired Marie Oldham [right] as its Chief Strategy Officer. Marie will oversee best in class planning at VCCP Media and help to further develop media integration throughout the VCCP partnership.

Marie brings with her a wealth of experience including Chief Strategy Officer and Managing Partner at Havas Media, and previous senior roles at the BBC and Leo Burnett.  She is also a Fellow of the IPA and former Convenor of the IPA Effectiveness Awards. [more…]

Movers and Groovers : Oracle Group appoints all-female board

Movers and Groovers : Oracle Group appoints all-female board

by James on July 7, 2016

While 30% of global PR firms are run by women, according to the World PR Report, produced by the Holmes report in conjunction with ICCO, it is rare to find one with an all-female board. The Oracle Group, which combines property expertise with PR and marketing, hopes to set an example as it appoints an all-female board to drive the strategic direction and growth of its business.

With a growing workforce, Oracle Group’s founder and Group Managing Director, Caroline Coskry, has elected a board of directors to join her in overseeing the company.  Claire Grant, Zoe Murzell, Jaclyn Thorburn and Kathryn Reucroft have all worked with Caroline for many years and together have over 70 years of combined experience designing and delivering PR, events, marketing and digital strategies for all facets of the property industry. [more…]

Movers and Groovers : Future Thinking announces new business structure for its operational team

Movers and Groovers : Future Thinking announces new business structure for its operational team

by Will Corry on July 6, 2016

“Challenge” agency Future Thinking has made three new appointments as they re-structure their operational team.

The business intelligence research consultancy has hired Emma Jordan to join as head of human resources, Emma Jordan [left] to join as head of human resources, Paul Clarke [centre] as head of business systems and Abigail Bassett [right] as financial controller.

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Movers and Groovers : “What an amazing pedigree for a new start up –  How exciting”

Movers and Groovers : “What an amazing pedigree for a new start up – How exciting”

by Will Corry on July 1, 2016

Nils Leonard, Lucy Jameson, Natalie Graeme Resign en Masse

Nils Leonard, chairman and chief creative officer of WPP's Grey London, has quit the agency alongside its CEO, Lucy Jameson, and managing director Natalie Graeme. The trio are believed to be starting their own agency – a bold move at a time when the U.K. is facing long-term uncertainty triggered by last week's Brexit vote.

The shock defection has already spawned its own #Grexit hashtag on social media. Jon Forsyth, one of the founders of Adam & Eve/DDB (three of whose founders broke away from another WPP agency, Y&R) tweeted, "What an amazing pedigree for a new start up. How exciting." ..   By 

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Movers and Groovers : AudienceScience adds experienced software executives to fuel growth of its ‘Advertising Automation Platform’

by Loudmouth PR on June 29, 2016

AudienceScience, the maker of AudienceScience® Helios, the advertising automation software global brands use to plan, activate, and acquire consumers via addressable media, has announced the addition of three executives to lead the company as it expands its global footprint while helping advertisers effectively acquire and grow new customers.

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