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Thursday, 02 April 2015

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Beech joins Lightspeed GMI to lead European operations


Lightspeed GMI has hired Emma Beech from Research Now as vice president, Operations EMEA.

Havas Media Group hires new global head of content


Havas Media Group has appointed Damien Marchi as its global head of content.

Crowd DNA makes new hires


London and Amsterdam-based cultural insights and innovation business Crowd DNA has announced a number of new hires and promotions in its London office.

Wunderman appoints global chief data officer


Alongside his new role, Gary Laben will remain CEO of KBM Group, Wunderman’s data, insights and marketing technology arm.

Global appointments at Havas SE


Fredda Hurwitz and Thiago Bersou have been made global chief strategy officer and global creative planning director respectively for Havas Sports and Entertainment (Havas SE) based in London.

Macromill hires new CTO and CFO


Kuniko Ogawa and Teruaki Kido have joined the consumer insights and marketing analytics solutions company’s global leadership team.

Barclays marketer new president of WFA


David Weldon, managing director, brand, reputation citizenship and marketing for Barclays Bank has been appointed as the World Federation of Advertisers’ new president.

Schlesinger Associates makes senior appointment


Patty Altman has joined the company from Ipsos ASI as senior vice president of Strategic Development.

ComScore makes ad effectiveness appointments both sides of the Atlantic


David Shiffman has been appointed as senior v-p marketing solutions in US and Duncan Trigg as v-p of advertising effectiveness in UK.

Turton appointed as head of Automotive for TNS USA


TNS has appointed current global development director for TNS Automotive, Andy Turton, as head of Automotive for the Americas.

NatCen names Doggett as interim COO


Phil Doggett will take up the position on April 13, replacing Penny Young who leaves to join the House of Commons in mid-May.

Millward Brown hires Bloomfield


Jane Bloomfield, formerly head of innovations at Hall & Partners, has joined the company as brand development director.

Macromill expands to SIngapore


Rob Valsler has joined from Millward Brown as managing director to lead the south east Asian team.

Vision One hires Wood to lead qual team


Victoria Wood has joined the company as director to head up its qualitative, advertising and retail services.

Ford joins ORC International


Kevin Ford has joined from NatCen Social Research as head of markets and products research in Europe.

Tonic hires commercial director


Sue Laing has joined the company’s senior management team on a part-time basis.

Hounsell to lead sales and marketing at eDigitalResearch


Former research director Kat Hounsell, who joined the company in 2006, has been appointed sales and marketing director.

Verto Analytics hires Hooven as SVP of Sales


Robert Hooven was formerly senior vice president of Sales at comScore’s M:Metrics division.

The NPD group promotes Bush to US president role


Tim Bush takes on the role of group president Americas following Michel Maury’s expanded group president Europe and Asia Pacific role.

TNS BMRB appoints Hayward as head of research


Bruce Hayward had led the quantitative research division at TNS BMRB since 2009.