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Trading Places: this week's people moves

Enyi Nwosu takes up a global role at WPP's Mindshare and Absolute Radio's Anthony Abbott joins Bauer Media in a newly created post, in this week's round-up of people moves in advertising, marketing media and PR.

 

Gravity Road: new Bombay Sapphire Imagination Series 'exceeds' our 2013 Bafta win

Bombay Sapphire has launched the second year of its 'Imagination Series' of five sponsored short films, after one from last year's series won a Bafta for Gravity Road in January.

 

Grey London social unit hires Pete Durant as head of social planning

The Social Partners, Grey London's in-house social unit, has appointed Manning Gottlieb OMD's Pete Durant as head of social planning.

 

Bauer launches daily football stats email The Equaliser

Bauer Media has launched The Equaliser, a football-based daily email combining sports statistics and analysis, targeting desktop and mobile users.

 

Mediacom takes over first ad break in ITV's Good Morning Britain

Mediacom has struck a deal with ITV to fill the first ad break of the channel's new breakfast show, 'Good Morning Britain', with spots for its clients.

 

Square Mile publisher aims for 450,000 users for Festival Baby site

Square Up Media, the publisher of Square Mile magazine, is moving into the music publishing market with Festival Baby, a new website for festival fans.

 

Facebook ad revenue leaps $1bn as it invests in targeting

Facebook's global advertising revenue grew 82 per cent year on year to $2.27 billion (£1.35 billion), in the first quarter of 2014, representing the platform's strongest advertising growth in nearly three years.

 

Top honour at Planning Awards goes to British Airways, OgilvyOne and Posterscope

OgilvyOne and Posterscope have won the Grand Prize for the #lookup campaign for British Airways at this year's Clear Channel Outdoor Planning Awards, held in association with Brand Republic.

 

Watch the first YouTube clip, nine years on

This week marks the ninth anniversary of the first clip uploaded on YouTube, a 19-second video of YouTube co-founder Jawed Karim at the San Diego Zoo.

 

Yahoo hosts exclusive X-Men: Days of Future Past films

Yahoo has partnered with film distributor Twentieth Century Fox to create a global content hub on its Yahoo Movies platform for new release 'X-Men: Days of Future Past'.

 

My Media Week: Stuart Taylor

This week, Stuart Taylor, chief executive, Kinetic UK, is inspired by the new tech coming to market and how wearables and smart cities will impact on OOH.

 

IPG's UK revenue jumps 21% after Profero acquisition

Interpublic Group (IPG) the owner of Initiative, Lowe and Partners and McCann, saw its UK revenue rise 21 per cent in the first three months of this year, boosted by its acquisition of Profero.

 

JCDecaux partners with Hachette UK for Twitter book club

JCDecaux has struck the first content partnership for its commuter book club, with publisher Hachette UK.

 

Samsung calls global advertising and media review

Samsung has put its global advertising and media accounts up for review.

 

Absolute's Anthony Abbott becomes digital product director at Bauer Media

Anthony Abbott has been appointed digital product director within the radio division of Bauer Media, a newly created strategic role for the group's recently consolidated radio portfolio.

 

Diageo David Beckham whisky account goes to Adam&Eve/DDB

Adam&Eve/DDB has won the global advertising account for the launch of Haig Club, a Scotch whisky that Diageo has created in partnership with David Beckham and Simon Fuller.

 

Video: Is there still money in content?

The boundaries between media owners, brands and platforms are continually being blurred.

 

Jimmy Savile newspaper ads urge victims to claim up to £60k

Advertisements in The Times and the Daily Mirror today are calling on victims of sexual abuse by Jimmy Savile to claim compensation from the late BBC TV presenter's estate.

 

Brand Republic Digital Awards shortlist revealed

The shortlist for the 2014 Brand Republic Digital Awards has been decided, following an action-packed judging day at Yahoo's UK headquarters on 10 April.

 

Karmarama grabs Coppafeel! breast cancer charity account

CoppaFeel!, the breast cancer awareness charity for young people, has awarded Karmarama its creative advertising account without a pitch, unseating incumbent AIS, which won the account in 2010.

 
 

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