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Movers and Groovers : Mars appoints new UK marketing chief – Michael Magee

Mars has promoted VP UK marketing, Michael Magee as marketing chief for Europe and Eurasia; UK strategy director Michele Oliver will replace him.

The double promotion sees former UK Marketing VP, Michael Magee, move to head up Mars Chocolate’s marketing function across Europe and Eurasia in a newly created role.

Michele Oliver will take over as VP UK marketing, where she will oversee the UK marketing function. Both will take up the respective roles on 23rd February and Lucy Cotterell will succeed Oliver in the role of UK strategy director.

Magee joined Mars in 2010 and held the VP UK marketing job since 2011.

Oliver has worked for Mars for more than 20 years in a variety of sales, manufacturing and marketing leadership roles at a local, regional and global levels, Mars said.