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Trading Places (23 Oct): This week's people moves in advertising, digital, marketing and media

LONDON - Restructures at Guardian News & Media and News International, alongside hires for a number of advertising and media agencies, make the headlines as Brand Republic rounds up the latest industry moves in the advertising, digital, marketing and media sectors.

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Albion has promoted Andre Moreira to creative director from senior creative. He will partner with the agency's executive creative director Nick Darken. The agency has also hired Phillippa Norrige who previously worked at AMV BBDO, as finance director and DLKW's head of delivery Susie Macarthur as delivery director. They will both report to Albion's managing director Liz Wilson. (Brand Republic)

JWT has hired Wieden & Kennedy's Nicholla Longley as creative director on its Special K account. She will report to JWT's executive creative director Russell Ramsey and work closely with the agency's recently appointed digital creative director Paul Banham. (Campaign)

Phil Teer, the former managing director at St Luke's is joining Brothers and Sisters as its strategy director. The agency has also appointed the former Talent Business talent strategist Helen Kimber, who joins as its head of new business. (Campaign)

SapientNitro's global deputy chief executive Chris Nurko is returning to design consultancy FutureBrand as global chairman and global head of innovation. It is not yet clear whether Sapient will hire a like-for-like replacement for Nurko. (Brand Republic)


Digitas London has hired James Sanderson, the former chief operating officer of the Glue London group, as its UK president. He will report to the Digitas international chief executive, Stephan Beringer. (Campaign)


World Vision has appointed Mathew Neville as its director of marketing and fundraising. Neville has been promoted to the role from his position as head of supporter development at the charity, the job he took on when he joined in 2007. (Marketing)

Former Audi and Nissan marketer Neil Burrows has taken on the role of business development director at commercial vehicle supplier Paragon Group. He was appointed as Nissan's first marketing director in 2000. (Marketing)

Former marketing director at Innocent Gareth Helm is leaving his role at healthy snacking company Bear after just two months take a Petcare marketing role at Mars. He replaces Fiona Hughes who is to become global Petcare marketing director for cat consumer brands which include Sheba and Whiskers. Helm co-founded Bear and will remain a non-executive director. (Marketing)

Managing director at Lloyds Banking Group, Nigel Gilbert is leaving the bank for "personal reasons" at the end of the year. In the interim, its marketing will be handled by Catherine Kehoe, head of brand and customer marketing for Lloyds TSB, Steven Griffiths, head of brand and customer marketing for Halifax and Bank of Scotland, and Joe Clift, LBG's group brand and customer marketing director. (Marketing)


CBS Outdoor has promoted Italy regional area manager Alessandro Maggioni to the new role of international sales director. (Media Week)

Vizeum has hired Sally Weavers to the post of strategy director. She joins from the branding agency Branded where she worked as the senior consultant. She will be replacing senior strategist Chris Stephenson who is joining PHD Australia. (Campaign)

WPP's out-of-home agency Kinetic has appointed Carolyn Nugent, who has been working at the agency on a consultative basis, to the new role of head of digital. She will work with digital director, EMEA, Dennis Kuperus and report to the managing director James Copley. (Media Week)

Graham Sherren, chairman of publisher Centaur is to step down in December at the company's AGM. He was chief executive of the company when it was founded in 1982 and became sole chairman in 2006. He will be replaced by Centaur's senior non-executive director, Patrick Taylor. (Media Week)

STV, the Scottish ITV franchise, has appointed the former chief executive of ITV Consumer Jeff Henry as a consultant to help develop its digital strategy. Henry previously held chief executive positions at the Hallmark Channel and Granada Sky Broadcasting. (Media Week)

Guardian News & Media's marketing director, Marc Sands, and Joe Clark, director and general manager of its newspapers, are leaving amid a board restructure. Adam Freeman is being promoted from his current position as commercial director of GN&M to replace Sands as director. In addition, Colin Hughes is to join the board as director of business and professional.

Finance director Jon Cornab has also been promoted to the board. Stella Beaumont takes up a new director of international and business development role focusing on the company's growth outside the UK, while Derek Gannon becomes director of operations. (Media Week)

News International's former group classified advertising director David German has been promoted to sales innovation director and will head a new eight-strong Sales Innovation unit. He will report to Paul Hayes, managing director of News International commercial. (Media Week)

Jonathan Sykes, managing director of Tiscali TV, the IPTV service recently acquired by The Carphone Warehouse has left his role. It is believed he leaves without a job to go to. (Media Week)

O2 Media has expanded its sales team with four new account manager appointments. Joanna Matlub joins from Yahoo, where she was senior sales manager, Rachel Price joins from 4th Screen where she was an account manager, Thien Y Nguyen joins from Microsoft where he was senior mobile specialist and Gregor Smith was poached from Orange. (Media Week)

MPG's group account director and head of radio Simon Blackburn has been promoted to business director to lead a new integrated UK team. He will remain head of radio on the UK trading team. (Media Week)

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