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Catch up with Movers & Groovers October 2013 – a new monthly special

by on November 10, 2013

Latest set of Movers & Groovers from theMarketingblog.

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Movers & Groovers / MEC Access bolsters team with three new appointments

by on October 30, 2013

MEC Access has bolstered its team with the appointments of Ben Bradley as Business Director, Yvonne Rarieya as a Digital Engagement Account Director and Caroline Grenger as an Account Manager.

Ben Bradley, who boasts more than nine years’ experience working with leading brands such as Vodafone, The FA, Speedo International, NZ Rugby Union, UK Sport, Nivea and Mars, will oversee the delivery of innovative and effective activation for MEC Access clients including Marriott and Amlin. Ben will also provide expert support and counsel to the MEC Access international network on a wide range of sponsorship and partnership marketing activities.


Movers & Groovers / Stephen Miron – NABS & Global Radio, Corinne Kavaz – Valassis, Grant Parker – M&C Saatchi

by on October 18, 2013

Movers & Groovers / Stephen Miron - Global Radio, Corinne Kavaz - Valassis, Grant Parker - M&C Saatchi


Movers & Groovers : Arena bolsters senior team with Time Out and Razorfish talent

by on August 3, 2013

Arena Media has appointed its first ever Editorial Director, Jon Wilks, as well as a new Head of Paid Search, Suzie Rafla, in a double senior hire at the agency.


Richard Pennycook, Co-Operative Group. Ericsson, Ernst & Young, Red Bee Media, WH Smith, Ivan Menezes, Diageo, SSE, Alistair Phillips-Davies,

by on July 1, 2013

Ericsson has announced its is buying Red Bee Media, the UK-based media gr0up owned by Macquarie. Red Bee has 1,240 employees and operations in the UK, France, Germany, Spain and Australia.

Otherwise there are a raft of big job changes today. Steve Clarke is taking over as chief executive of WH Smith from Kate Swann today.

Ivan Menezes is the new boss of Diageo, taking over from Paul Walsh who is staying on the board until September.


We Are Social & Jerome Courtial, Tribeca Film Festival,”McConkey” & Red Bull Media House, Emeli Sandé, O2 Tracks, Nectar Business Small Business Awards

by on March 7, 2013

Global social media agency We Are Social has appointed Jerome Courtial as head of strategy.  
Courtial was previously lead global planner at Wieden & Kennedy Amsterdam, working as a global planning director on Coca-Cola and Nokia. Before this, he was engagement planner at BBH London.

More recently, he worked as strategy director at Saint and a freelance planning director for agencies R/GA and Sid Lee Amsterdam. He was also instrumental in the success of Glue London between 2003 and 2006, leading accounts and winning pitches for numerous clients including Nokia, Eurostar and Snickers. [more…]

Movers & Groovers : Appointment of Mike Glegg as Business Development Director at AudienceScience.

by on February 18, 2013

Enterprise digital marketing company, AudienceScience® has announced the appointment of Mike Glegg as Business Development Director.

Glegg will be responsible for expanding the delivery of AudienceSciences’ portfolio across Europe. He is based at the UK office and will report directly to MD European Operations, Mark Connolly.


Movers & Groovers : Display specialist Mediasyndicator hires industry veterans Graeme Tottle and Damian Cassidy

by on February 1, 2013

Mediasyndicator, the umbrella to vertical display specialists Sportsyndicator, Techsyndicator and Autosyndicator, today announced two appointments to its management team to support the company’s on-going growth in the UK display marketing industry.

Graeme Tottle joins Mediasyndicator as the business’s new Commercial Director and will oversee the sales teams in each vertical business unit, and drive focus while coordinating the overall relationship with agencies and servicing its online publisher clients. Tottle arrives at Mediasyndicator with significant credentials in the industry, most recently as Sales Director for digital specialists Ad2One, where he lead eBay’s ad sales to a period of record commercial success.


Movers & Groovers / Mark Lewis joins John Lewis as new online director

by on January 27, 2013

  • Mark Lewis, previously chief executive of CollectPlus, is to be John Lewis new online director, the department store group announced today.
  • He will be replaced at CollectPlus by Neil Ashworth, previously of Tesco Direct.
  • Mark Lewis joins the department store group on March 4, in a role that will see him lead the online team and become responsible for the development and profitability of its online channel as well as the omnichannel development team.


Movers & Groovers .. SPAR UK – Adele Irlam and Anthony Sappor to the roles of National Account Managers

by on January 14, 2013

SPAR UK is delighted to announce the appointment of Adele Irlam and Anthony Sappor to the roles of National Account Managers within its Retail team.