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Trading Places (11 Sep): This week's people moves in advertising, marketing and media

LONDON - From Starcom and PHD to Ogilvy and News International, Brand Republic rounds up the major industry moves across the advertising, marketing and media markets.

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Jim Marshall has stepped down from his role as executive director of Starcom Media Group UK with immediate effect, ending a tenure that has spanned more than 20 years. Marshall is leaving to establish his own media consultancy business. (Media Week)

Jonathan Hill, group commercial director of The Football Association (FA), is to leave after seven years, having completed an overhaul of the sport's governing body's sponsorship strategy. Hill, who joined in 2003 from his role as commercial director of Wembley Stadium, has also negotiated record-breaking deals with domestic and overseas broadcasters. (Marketing)

Mike Anderson, the former managing director of The Sun and News of the World, is leaving News International to set up a new consultancy -- and has secured NI as his first client. (Media Week)

PHD has hired Verica Djurdjevic as a managing partner to replace Lindsay Weedon, who left the agency to join the WPP-owned Maxus as its chief executive in July. Djurdjevic will start at PHD in November and be responsible for accounts including Sainsbury's. (Campaign)

EasyJet has appointed former AOL Europe chief executive Dana Dunne as its new chief commercial officer. Dunne replaces Saad Hammad, who leaves the low-cost carrier to join private equity firm Gores Group as managing director. (Marketing)

Ogilvy Advertising has appointed Patou Nuytemans, its digital director, to the new role of chief digital officer for the Ogilvy Group in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Nuytemans will be responsible for overseeing the progression of the group's digital capabilities. (Campaign)

Simon Davies has left his role as publisher of The Week, ending a 10-year relationship with Dennis Publishing. Davies took over as publisher of the title, which is a compendium of weekly current affairs news, in January 2008. (Media Week)

Arqiva, the broadcast transmission company, has appointed former UKTV controller and chief operating officer John Keeling as platform controller for its new video-on-demand service, born from the ashes of Project Kangaroo. (Media Week)

Marco van Veen, head of digital strategy and development at Heineken International, has been appointed the first chairman of the World Federation of Advertisers Digital Network. The WFA Digital Network is a peer-to-peer group of interactive marketers from the WFA membership, which represents multi-national companies and national advertiser associations. (Revolution)

Bauer Media's head of digital sales, Kurt Edwards, is leaving to become digital commercial director at rival Future Publishing. He will take up his new role in December and will report to chief operating officer Simon Wear. (Media Week)

Transport for London (TfL) group marketing director, Nigel Marson, will step down at the end of 2009 after seven years. (Marketing)

Emap Inform's chief executive, Simon Middleboe, who heads titles including Nursing Times and Retail Week, is to leave the company as its looks to cut back on senior management. (Media Week)

BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC, is looking for a new chairman as Etienne de Villiers prepares to step down from the role at the end of the month. De Villiers has led BBC Worldwide for almost four years. (Media Week)

Mindshare Interaction business director Richard Yardley has left the WPP agency without a job to go to. Yardley joined Mindshare in April 2008 from PHD, where he was an account director. (Media Week)

EMI Music has appointed former Setanta marketer Timothy Ryan to head its marketing for the EMI Music Catalogue division as senior vice president, global priorities, catalogue marketing. (Marketing)

Telegraph Media Group has appointed branded content specialist Matt Cory as creative commercial planning director at Telegraph Create. Cory joins the group after six years at branded editorial agency Coast, where he was client service director. (Media Week)

Former John Menzies Digital managing director Sarah Clegg has joined the firm's subsidiary specialist news distribution service Jones Yarrell Leadenhall in the same role. (Media Week)

Havas Media's global sports and entertainment division has appointed former managing director of Cunning UK, Fredda Hurwitz, as its global strategic planning director. She will be responsible for strengthening the network's strategic and planning capabilities for a range of international clients, which include Coca-Cola, Adidas, McDonald's and LVMH. (Media Week)

FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME), the distribution and licensing arm of RTL-owned FremantleMedia, has appointed the former senior vice-president at Jetix Europe, Mel Alcock, as chief executive for its EMEA region. (Media Week)

Digicom, the digital out-of-home sales house formed last year by former CBS Outdoor International chief executive Tom Goddard, has appointed former JCDecaux head of marketing Liz Ross Martyn as its first marketing manager. (Media Week)

Discovery, provider of programmes such as 'Bear Grylls: Born Survivor', has appointed Nicolas Bonard as senior vice-president of its international licensing arm. He will lead Discovery Enterprises International, which focuses on sales opportunities with international third-party broadcasters and licensees. (Media Week)

Future Publishing has appointed former Emap publishing director Pat Eggington as group publisher of its consumer electronics portfolio. He replaces Andy Ford, who is emmigrating to Australia with his family. (Media Week)

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