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Trading Places: this week's people moves

David Kolbusz leaves Bartle Bogle Hegarty for New York and Delia Bushell joins BT TV and Sport as managing director from BSkyB, in this week's round-up of people moves in advertising, marketing, media and PR

Delia Bushell: joins BT TV and Sport as managing director

Delia Bushell: joins BT TV and Sport as managing director

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Wieden & Kennedy London has promoted Helen Foulder, its head of account handling, to the role of deputy managing director, after staff figures rose 34 per cent in 2013. (Campaign)

Possible is flying in two of its senior executives from the US to strengthen its management line-up in London. Jim Chesnutt, currently based in Seattle, is to join the agency as UK managing director, while Lucas Peon will become executive creative director, moving from Cincinnati. (Campaign)

David Kolbusz is leaving Bartle Bogle Hegarty to join Wieden & Kennedy New York as executive creative director. (Campaign)

The Engine-owned digital agency Jam has hired Alice Driscoll, a managing director at experiential agency Pd3, as deputy managing director. (Campaign)

Lowe and Partners has appointed Naomi Troni, the chief executive of Havas Worldwide Southeast Asia, as its global chief growth officer, responsible for marketing and business development. (Campaign)

Kim Papworth is stepping down as a joint executive creative director at Wieden & Kennedy London and will be replaced by Google Creative Lab's Iain Tait. (Campaign)

We Are Social has swooped for WDMP's creative team Tom Bellamy and Alena Mikiasova to bolster the offering at the agency. (Campaign)

Marketing

Virgin Holidays has appointed former Eurostar director of sales and marketing Emma Harris as interim marketing director, following the announcement that incumbent Andrew Shelton is leaving. (Marketing)

British Gas has promoted its top marketer Will Orr to the managing director role of its £300m central heating installations business, with Orr to be replaced by Nina Bhatia as commercial director. (Marketing)

British Airways has hired Catriona Woodward to head its digital marketing innovation and social media team, as it seeks to boost its online engagement with consumers. (Marketing)

Viber, the mobile messaging platform, has appointed Mark Hardy to lead global PR and marketing efforts following its $900 million (£540 million) acquisition by Japanese internet giant Rakuten. (Marketing)

Former London 2012 and Eurostar marketer Greg Nugent has joined recruitment firm The Talent Business in an executive advisory role. (Marketing)

Media

BT TV and Sport has appointed BSkyB veteran Delia Bushell as managing director, reporting to John Petter, the BT Consumer chief executive. (Media Week)

Absolute Radio has appointed BBC and ITV sports broadcaster Jon Champion to lead the station's Barclays Premier League coverage for the 2014/2015 season. (Media Week)

Hearst Magazines, the publisher of Elle and Cosmopolitan, has appointed four client category and agency directors, and two consultant creative directors to its sales department. The new client category and agency directors are Dan Levitt from IPG, Tamzyn Young from Future's technology brands, Chris Edwards from Glam Media, and Claire Campbell, who has been promoted from her role as account manager at Hearst. Taking the consultant creative director roles are Mark Fiddes and Charity Charity, the founders of IdeaMotel. (Media Week)

PR

Stephen Lotinga has quit his role as MD of public affairs at Edelman, only weeks after joining from Bell Pottinger, to take the post of communications director to deputy prime minister Nick Clegg. (PR Week)

John Grounds, the deputy chief executive who has been steering the RSPCA in the wake of chief executive Gavin Grant's sudden resignation in February, has also quit the charity. (PR Week)

The British Heart Foundation's director of policy and communications, Betty McBride, is to retire from the charity next month. (PR Week)

Julia Bowe, the group press and marketing director at upscale department store Harvey Nichols, has resigned after 16 years to take a career break. (PR Week)

Virgo Consumer Health & Wellbeing has expanded its team to 13 with the appointment of Matthew Coy as senior account director and Reena Patel as senior account manager. (PR Week)

Burberry has appointed BBC head of press and media relations Julian Payne as vice-president of PR and corporate communications. (PR Week)

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