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Movers and Groovers : Ingenuity has appointed Claire van der Zant as business director

by Contributing Editor on February 8, 2016

Ingenuity, the independent integrated new business consultancy for agencies and brands, has appointed Claire van der Zant as business director as it pursues strong growth in 2016.

Van der Zant joins from Cherry London where she was head of new business. At Cherry, she developed partnership-led CRM, acquisition and loyalty programmes, helping to launch O2 Priority. Prior to that she was client partner at Rainmaker.

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Movers and Groovers : Creative agency ZAK has underlined growth plans for 2016 by doubling its Board

Movers and Groovers : Creative agency ZAK has underlined growth plans for 2016 by doubling its Board

by Contributing Editor on February 8, 2016

Head of Creative Production, Head of Planning and Client Director join the team to support expansion.

Creative agency ZAK has underlined growth plans for 2016 by doubling its Board. Hannah Partridge joins as Client Director and Jonathan Aldis arrives as Head of Creative Production.

The hirings follow the recent appointment of Susan Poole from Havas Worldwide London as Head of Planning and the promotion of Ben Carter to Finance Director. [more…]

Movers and Groovers : Bing Ads have announced the appointment of Minal Fofaria to the newly created role of Head of EMEA Insights

by Will Corry on February 7, 2016

Bing Ads have announced the appointment of Minal Fofaria to the newly created role of Head of EMEA Insights.

The strategic hire forms part of a broader investment by the business into a newly formed EMEA insights division, designed to empower marketers to unlock the full potential of search data to inform intelligent creative campaigns.

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Movers and Groovers : Exponential hires VisualDNA exec to drive programmatic growth

by Will Corry on February 6, 2016

Jon Hewson has been appointed as UK Sales Director at digital ad solutions company, Exponential Interactive, to strengthen its sales infrastructure as it rolls out its new programmatic offerings in 2016.

Hewson joins from VisualDNA where he developed their commercial proposition into a market-leading programmatic data source. He will run Exponential’s sales team and report into UK Managing Director Jason Trout.

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Movers and Groovers : Astound Commerce appoints industry veteran Terry Hunter

by James on February 4, 2016

Appointment coincides with a series of new European customer wins including Mothercare, Gymshark, Pret, Anya Hindmarch, and Space NK

Astound Commerce, the global ecommerce provider, today announced the appointment of Terry Hunter as UK Managing Director. Terry will operate from Astound’s new London office in Hoxton Square, gained as part of Astound’s recent takeover of the UK team running digital creative agency Firedog.

Astound also took the opportunity to announce five new European customer wins, including Mothercare, Gymshark, Pret, Anya Hindmarch, and Space NK. [more…]

Movers and Groovers : Organic, formerly The Organic Agency, have announced the appointment of joint managing directors Libby Mayo and Sarah Znideric

by Will Corry on February 2, 2016

Organic, formerly The Organic Agency, recently announced the appointment of joint managing directors Libby Mayo and Sarah Znideric as it pushes for strong growth in 2016.

With offices in Covent Garden and Exeter, Organic views the appointments as a key step in its growth plans founded on a desire to create great work for clients. The new structure follows the recruitment of Haygarth founder Stephen Morris as chairman, as well as the agency’s recent rebrand.

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Movers and Groovers : Future Thinking announce Claudia Strauss as new UK Managing Director

by Will Corry on January 25, 2016

“Challenge” agency Future Thinking has appointed Claudia Strauss as their UK Managing Director.

Claudia’s appointment coincides with the news that Richard Barton (Group MD) and Charlotte Butterworth (Qualitative MD) are to leave Future Thinking to pursue other opportunities. [more…]

Movers & Groovers: Amaze One, appoints Paul Kennedy as data strategy director

by Assistant Editor on January 18, 2016

Paul, the former Head of Consulting at Callcredit Information Group, will lead data strategy for Amaze One with input into Occam, the St Ives sister company.

His role will include sourcing, designing and packaging of innovative new data propositions – and new revenue streams – for clients. [more…]

Movers and Groovers : Summit appoints Martin Corcoran as Head of Insight Consulting

by Simpson on January 8, 2016

Summit, the online retailing specialist, today announces it has appointed Martin Corcoran to the newly created role of Head of Insight Consulting.

Martin, previously at Dunnhumby, will be responsible for further developing Summit’s proposition for insight consulting through retail needs.

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Movers and Groovers : M&S boss Marc Bolland to go … quickly dubbed “the Bolland bounce”

by Will Corry on January 7, 2016

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