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Movers and Groovers : Former Toluna and Harris Interactive exec joins Realeyes to drive emotion measurement research

Movers and Groovers : Former Toluna and Harris Interactive exec joins Realeyes to drive emotion measurement research

by on January 18, 2017

The rise of emotion measurement technology continues as former senior Toluna and Harris Interactive executive joins Realeyes to help clients achieve greater success using data/research provided by the technology.

Realeyes has appointed former senior Toluna and Harris Interactive executive to help clients achieve greater success using emotion measurement technology data.

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Movers and Groovers : Becky Brock is the new marketing director at John Lewis

by on January 8, 2017

John Lewis has added to its marketing team with the appointment of Becky Brock as marketing director.

Brock will join John Lewis on 20 March from Snow & Rock Group where she is currently marketing director and will report directly to Craig Inglis. She is the retailer’s first marketing director since Craig Inglis’s promotion to the expanded role of customer director in September 2015.

She will be responsible for all aspects of the retailer’s marketing strategy and will take on the leadership of the CRM, digital, brand and category marketing teams.

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Movers and Groovers : IAB UK appoints Jon Mew as CEO

Movers and Groovers : IAB UK appoints Jon Mew as CEO

by on January 5, 2017

The Internet Advertising Bureau UK has named Jon Mew as its new chief executive.

Mew has been the IAB’s Chief Operating Officer since September 2014. He joined in November 2008 as the first Head of Mobile, before moving into the role of Director of Mobile and Operations which involved merging mobile into the core part of the business. This year mobile overtook desktop to become the biggest digital platform, in terms of display adspend.

Mew has worked across a variety of media and prior to the IAB held senior marketing roles at Freeserve and Orange.  [more…]

Movers and Groovers : NewVoiceMedia announces appointment of Chief Technology Officer

Movers and Groovers : NewVoiceMedia announces appointment of Chief Technology Officer

by on December 20, 2016

Latest :  NewVoiceMedia a leading global provider of inside sales and contact centre technology that helps businesses sell more, serve better and grow faster, has strengthened its executive team with the appointment of Artur Michalczyk as Chief Technology Officer.

Reporting to NewVoiceMedia CEO Jonathan Gale, Artur will have global responsibility for the company's technology strategy, development and operations. He brings over 20 years’ industry experience to the business, joining from Syniverse where he most recently served as Senior Vice President ESG Technology, responsible for global development and operations of its enterprise business unit. [more…]

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 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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Movers and Groovers : Brand Union – extensive reorganisation of its Asia Pacific operations and management team

by on September 19, 2016

WPP’s global brand strategy and design agency, Brand Union today announces an extensive reorganisation of its Asia Pacific operations and management team. The new model will offer prospects and current Brand Union clients the ability to grow across the Asian market.

As part of this restructure Brand Union will be appointing Monica Lee (currently CEO, North Asia) and Graham Hitchmough (currently CEO, South and Southeast Asia) to the roles of Chairman and CEO respectively for the region.

Lee and Hitchmough will be supported by a refreshed regional management team comprising of Ambrish Chaudhry, Head of Strategy; Dan Ellis, Head of Design; and Po Kay Lee who will be assuming the newly created position of Head of Experience. [more…]

Movers, Groovers and Quitters : “The one about deserting a sinking [£750,000 a year] ship”

by on September 11, 2016

Simon Kirby quits HS2 to join Rolls-Royce ... He quits to join Rolls-Royce as £50bn high-speed project is branded a 'sinking ship'

  • Simon Kirby was paid £750,000 a year, making him Britain's best paid civil servant
  • The former Network Rail chief will join engineering giant Rolls-Royce
  • It comes as the government faces pressure to halt the huge rail project
  • Transport Secretary Chris Grayling will decide this autumn on the second phase of the project, to Manchester and Leeds

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

by on July 18, 2016

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Movers and Groovers : Starcom Mediavest Group (SMG) appoints Claire Mason as Head of SEO, LiquidThread

by on December 15, 2015

Starcom Mediavest Group (SMG) appoints Claire Mason as Head of SEO, LiquidThread

LiquidThread, Starcom Mediavest Group’s branded content division, has appointed Claire Mason as Head of SEO. In her new role, Mason will be responsible for growing the best in class SEO service for LiquidThread and the wider agency.

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