Stay Ahead with October’s Movers and Shakers

Working in Business Development, it’s hard to keep track of all the changes and the latest Movers & Shakers. Each month, our data and insight team at Upstream provide a monthly round up of the new appointments to help you stay ahead.

Here are October’s Movers and Shakers we recommend that you keep an eye on:

Jeremy Pee has taken the new role of chief digital and data officer at Marks & Spencer. He is Senior VP of digital at Canadian retailer, Loblaw. He will officially take his new position at M&S at the beginning of December.

Rachel Day has left River Island where she was International Marketing Controller. She has moved to Hunter Boots (Pentland Brands) where she been appointed Head of Marketing .

Tinder, the leading dating app, has appointed Jenny Campbell as chief marketing officer. He has moved from Nike, where she was senior global brand director.

Julie Austin has been hired as Marketing & Ecommerce Director at Bravissimo. She has moved from Mamas & Papas where she was Head of Digital.

Keith Gulliver has left Specsavers where he was former Head of Marketing. He has moved to TSB Bank where he has become Head of Marketing, Social Media and Content. Gulliver will oversee the launch of new social and content division, The TSB Studio.

Itsu has appointed Hilary Ma as Senior Group Digital Manager. She has joined from Sky where she was Customer Marketing Manager.

Martin Moll has been hired as Marketing Director at Peugeot. He has moved from Nissan where he was European Marketing Director.

Jenny Armstrong has been appointed as Digital Marketing Manager – Guinness Storehouse at Diageo. She has moved from Jameson Whiskey, where she was Global Senior Brand Manager.

Elegant Resorts has promoted Marie Williams-Cooke from Marketing & Communications Executive to Head of Marketing.

Lottie Dominiczak has been hired as Head of Communications UK at Uber. She has moved from Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport where she was Special Advisor.

Kevin McNair has been hired as Marketing Director at KP Snacks Limited. He has moved from Britvic Soft Drinks where he was also Marketing Director, GB.

Clarks Shoes has hired Simon McTiernan as European Head of Digital Marketing. He has moved from The Royal Mint where he was former Head of Digital- Bullion.

If you would like to keep up to date on the latest movers & shakers as they happen each day, then you can stay ahead with our data and insight platform Stay Upstream. Click here to find out more.

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Stay Ahead with September’s Movers and Shakers

Working in Business Development, it’s hard to keep track of all the changes and the latest Movers & Shakers. Each month, our data and insight team at Upstream provide a monthly round up of the new appointments to help you stay ahead.

Here are September’s Movers and Shakers we recommend that you keep an eye on:

Hannah Norbury has been promoted from Channel Director – out of home to Marketing Director at Lucozade Ribena Suntory. Prior to this, she was Ribena’s Marketing Director and was responsible for delivering the relaunch of the Orangina brand.

Jeremy Pee has taken the new role of chief digital and data officer at Marks & Spencer. He is Senior VP of digital at Canadian retailer, Loblaw. He will officially take his new position at M&S at the beginning of December.

Rachel Day has left River Island where she was International Marketing Controller. She has moved to Hunter Boots (Pentland Brands) where she been appointed Head of Marketing .

Gav Thompson has left YOPA Property where he was former Chief Marketing Officer. He has moved to Boden where he’s taken the role of Chief Customer Officer.

Amy Osborne has moved from agency to client side, joining ForrestBrown as Marketing Manager. She has moved from Mr B & Friends where she was Business Development Manager.

Shop Direct Home Shopping has promoted Sylvia Woon as Chief Marketing Officer. She previously held the position of Marketing and Creative Director.

Smart Currency Exchange has hired D’Arcy Heath as Digital Marketing Director. He has joined from GTA, where he was Head of Digital Commerce.

Tinder, the leading dating app, has appointed Jenny Campbell as chief marketing officer. He has moved from Nike, where she was senior global brand director.

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Stay Ahead with August’s Movers and Shakers

Working in Business Development, it’s hard to keep track of all the changes and the latest Movers & Shakers. Each month, our data and insight team at Upstream provide a monthly round up of the new appointments to help you stay ahead.

Here are August’s Movers and Shakers we recommend that you keep an eye on:

Former Global Chief Marketing Officer of Just Eat, Barnaby Dawe, has joined Pret A Manger as the Chief Customer Officer. The first person to take on this role in the company, Dawe will officially join in October and will be responsible for all Pret’s global marketing and communications activity.

Neil Hayes has been promoted to Marketing Director of Iceland Foods. His previous role was Merchandising and Format Development Director, and he will now be responsible for overseeing both marketing and merchandising.

Erin Roy has been appointed Marketing Director at The White Company. He has moved from Marks & Spencer where he was Head of Media & Digital Marketing.

Laura McLachlan has been promoted at Worldwide Cancer Research from Interim Director of Marketing & Communications to Director of Marketing.

Billie Jean De Voil has left Topshop Topman where he was Head of Marketing. He has moved to Lacoste where he has become Director of Marketing.

Border Biscuits has hired Suzie Carlaw as its newest Marketing Manager. She was formerly Marketing Controller and Quality Meat Scotland.

Lisa Coulson has been appointed Head of Marketing & Digital Innovation at Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS). She has moved from Virgin Media where she was Head of Marketing- Mobile.

BT has promoted Pete Oliver from Managing Director of Marketing to Managing Director of Marketing, Consumer Division BT & EE. This was part of a restructure aimed at speeding up the roll-out of new converged services.

Eve Tyers has left Bravissimo where she was Marketing Director. She has moved to Victoria’s Secret where she has also taken the position of Marketing Director.

If you would like to keep up to date on the latest movers & shakers as they happen each day, then you can stay ahead with our data and insight platform Stay Upstream. Click here to find out more.

 

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Stay Ahead with July’s Movers and Shakers

Working in Business Development, it’s hard to keep track of all the changes and the latest Movers & Shakers. Each month, our data and insight team at Upstream provide a monthly round up of the new appointments to help you stay ahead.

Here are July’s Movers and Shakers we recommend that you keep an eye on:

Michael Harris has been appointed Global Marketing Director, McVitie’s at Pladis Global. He has moved from General Mills where he was International Marketing Director, European Emerging Markets.

General Mills has hired Mark Brown as its new Marketing Director, Northern Europe. He has joined from Haagen Dazs where he was Global Senior Marketing Manager.

Patrick Megarry has moved to A.S Watson Group (Superdrug Stores plc) where he has become Head of Marketing. He previously worked at Proctor & Gamble, where he was Group Marketing Manager, Home Care Northern Europe. Superdrug also recently announced a growth in profit this year, attributing the steady financial figures to marketing campaigns like its sponsorship of ITV’s Love Island.

Lloyds Banking Group has appointed Richard Warren as its new Director, Marketing Communications. He has moved from GreenhouseGroupM, where he was Managing Director.

Rachel Waller has become VP Marketing, Digital at Burberry. She has moved from Farfetch where she was Global Director of Brand and Social Media.

Bruce Dallas has been promoted from Brand Director to GB Marketing Director at Britvic Plc. Dallas has been brand director of carbonates for the Robinsons, PepsiMax and 7Up producer for the past two years.

Vauxhall Motors has hired Patrick Fourniol as Marketing Director. Prior to this, Fourniol was at Al-Fattaim where he was Head of Marketing for Toyota.

Homebase has promoted Elia Green as from Head of Regional Marketing, Homebase Bunnings to Head of Marketing.

Clafoutie Sintive has been appointed Marketing Director, Snacks at Walkers Snacks. She has moved from L’Oreal where she was also Marketing Director, Beauty sets & Pure players.

Emma Thompson has been promoted from Senior Global CRM Manager to TIGI Senior Digital Marketing Manager at Unilever.

If you would like to keep up to date on the latest movers & shakers as they happen each day, then you can stay ahead with our data and insight platform Stay Upstream. Click here to find out more.

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Stay Ahead with June’s Movers and Shakers

Working in Business Development, it’s hard to keep track of all the changes and the latest Movers & Shakers. Each month, our data and insight team at Upstream provide a monthly round up of the new appointments to help you stay ahead.

Here are June’s Movers and Shakers we recommend that you keep an eye on:

Liz Darran has been appointed Marketing Director at Compare The Market. She has moved from Sky where she was Director of Brand Marketing.

Sainsbury’s has promoted Clodagh Moriarty from Director of Online to Group Chief Digital Officer. Moriarty will create and lead digital strategy across Sainsbury’s, Argos, Sainsbury’s Bank and Nectar with immediate effect.

Kirsty Keaveney has been appointed Brand Manager of Warburtons. She has moved from Living Ventures Group of Companies where she was Brand Marketing Manager.

Jon Brook has joined Interflora as Head of Marketing. He was previously as Inchcape where he was also Head of Marketing.

Mars has promoted former Chief Marketing & Customer Officer, Andrew Clarke, to Global President of Mars Wrigley Confectionery. He is replacing Martin Radvan, who is retiring after being at Mars for 32 years.

If you would like to keep up to date on the latest movers & shakers as they happen each day, then you can stay ahead with our data and insight platform Stay Upstream. Click here to find out more.

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Stay Ahead with May’s Movers and Shakers

Working in Business Development, it’s hard to keep track of all the changes and the latest Movers & Shakers. Each month, our data and insight team at Upstream provide a monthly round up of the new appointments to help you stay ahead.

Here are May’s Movers and Shakers we recommend that you keep an eye on:

Amanda Hill has joined Harrods where she has become Chief Marketing & Customer Officer. She has moved from A+E Networks in New York, where she was also Chief Marketing Officer. Hill’s appointment signals a new direction in creative marketing for both Harrods’ store and online operations. The Department Store has also appointed Jodie Blackbrough as their new Head of Online Content. She has moved from Harvey Nichols where she was Head of Brand & Customer Marketing.

Pentland Brands has promoted Helen Yarnall from Digital Communications Manager to Head of UK Shopper Marketing- Active Division.

Alexis Berger has been appointed Marketing Director, Stella Artois Europe at Anheuser-Busch InBev. She was previously Global Marketing Director, Stella Artois in the New York office.

Ryanair has promoted Chiara Ravara from Senior Sales and Marketing Manager to Head of Sales and Marketing. Ryanair also announced it’s ‘Thanks a Billion’ sale this month to celebrate the platform getting a total of one billion visits.

Red Bull has promoted former Head of Marketing, Peter Charles to Managing Director. Peter has been at Red Bull since 2014 joining as Head of Brand, having previously been at Pepsico for nine years.

Former Chief Commercial Officer of EasyJet, Peter Duffy has moved to Just Eat where he has become the company’s first Chief Customer Officer. This news was announced the same week that Just Eat confirmed the departure of Barnaby Dawe as Global Chief Marketing Officer. Barnaby was responsible for signing a continuous sponsorship deal with The X Factor, which was estimated to be worth near £30 million.

Dr. Martens has appointed Kenny Wilson as its new CEO. Dr. Martens has not had a CEO since Steve Murray left the position late last year. Wilson has moved from Cath Kidston where has was also CEO.

James Heywood has left Amazon where he was former Director, Electronics. He has moved to Uber where he was Regional General Manager, Northern & Eastern Europe.

Camilla Hoskisson has joined AIG Europe, where she has become digital marketing manager. She has moved from MetLife where she was Digital Marketing and Customer Experience Manager.

Jaguar Land Rover has had a large restructure of its marketing department. Former Chief Marketing Officer, Felix Brautigam, who joined the company in November has become Chief Commercial Officer. Fiona Pargeter has been promoted from Global PR Communications Director to Customer Experience Director. Anthony Bradbury has also changed roles from Global Communications Director to UK Marketing Director.

Nicola Pearle has joined Sweaty Betty as Head of Brand. She has joined from Net-A-Porter, where she was former Senior Marketing Manager, Maternity Cover.

If you would like to keep up to date on the latest movers & shakers as they happen each day, then you can stay ahead with our data and insight platform Stay Upstream. Click here to find out more.

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Stay Ahead with April’s Movers and Shakers

Working in Business Development, it’s hard to keep track of all the changes and the latest Movers & Shakers. Each month, our data and insight team at Upstream provide a monthly round up of the new appointments to help you stay ahead.

Here are April’s Movers and Shakers we recommend that you keep an eye on:

Abigail Comber has left British Airways after 26 years where she was Global Head of Brand and Marketing. Comber’s credentials include relaunching the brand’s slogan ‘To fly. To Serve.’ She will be replaced by Hamish McVey, who was previously Head of Product.

Elliot Pritchard has been promoted at Avis from Online Marketing Director to International Marketing Director. He is now leading marketing for Avis, Budget & Zipcar in EMEA and APAC.

Katherine Whitton is leaving Barclaycard, where she was Chief Marketing Officer. She is moving to Specsavers where she will replace Global Brand Director, Richard Holmes, who announced his retirement after 11 years at the company.

Caroline Hipperson has moved to Holland & Barrett where she has been appointed CMO. She has moved from Bacardi where she was Global VP of Martini.

Bianca Richter has left Beats by Dr. Dre where she was Brand Director. She has moved to Nike where she has taken on the same position as Brand Director.

Rebecca Barrie has left British Airways where she was the Head of Marketing Strategy, Planning & Performance. She has moved to Corinthia Hotels, where she has taken the position of Senior Director of Marketing.

Odeon has appointed Chris Bates as Commercial and Marketing Director, UK & Ireland. He has moved from John Lewis where he was Head of CRM and Digital Marketing.

Austin Noorkoiv has joined Jack Wills as Global Digital Marketing Manager. He was formerly Digital Marketing Manager at Pentland Brands. This move has come soon after Jack Wills had its online debut in Asia on Zalora.

Richard Myers has moved to Vita Coco where he has been appointed Marketing Director. He was previously at Meantime Brewing Company where he was also Marketing Director.

Meera Patel has been hired as Head of Marketing for Sport & Lifestyle at Swarovski UK. She has moved from BHB Private, where she was Head of Partnerships and Marketing. Swarovski also announced its recent appointment of Publicis 133 as its new global creative agency, after a pitch process including over twenty agencies.

SIG plc has appointed Stacey Morgan as their new UK Sales & Marketing Director. She has moved from Flogas Britain where she was previously Sales and Marketing Director. SIG has also promoted former category director, Lee Caffrey to Marketing and Development Director.

Jessica Shepherd has been promoted from International Brand and Digital Director to Strategy Director of Debenhams. Her new role will involve the overseeing of the brand’s strategy, though she will not be appointed to the firm’s board.

AccorHotels has had a shuffle of its marketing team, hiring Laura Lester as their new Head of Marketing- Eco Brands. Laura has moved from Odeon Cinemas where she was brand manager. Anna Jouannon, a former Digital Marketing and Communications Teacher, has also joined the hotel operator as Head of B2B Marketing.

If you would like to keep up to date on the latest movers & shakers as they happen each day, then you can stay ahead with our data and insight platform Upstream. Click here to find out more.

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Stay Ahead with March’s Movers and Shakers

Working in Business Development, it’s hard to keep track of all the changes and the latest Movers & Shakers. Each month, our data and insight team at Upstream provide a monthly round up of the new appointments to help you stay ahead.

Here are March’s Movers and Shakers we recommend that you keep an eye on:

Claudia Parker has joined Ebookers as their new Head of PR. She has moved from Cineworld, where she was PR & Social Media Manager.

Emma Hjalmarsson has left AKQA, where she was Account Manager. She has moved to H&M where she has taken the position of Marketing Concept Manager.

Opus Energy has appointed Sam Moore as Head of Digital Strategy. She has joined from Carlsberg Group where she was Head of Digital for Carlsberg UK.

Claire Butters has been appointed UK&I Marketing Manager at Brooks Running. She has joined from ASICS, where she was Head of Trade Marketing.

Jess Christie, former Director of PR & Communications at Matches Fashion has been promoted. She has taken on her new role as Chief Brand Officer. One of her biggest projects this year will be the launch of 5 Carlos Place- the brand’s new space in Mayfair.

Aston Martin has promoted Gerhard Fourie from Director of Brand Strategy to Director of Marketing and Brand Strategy. His new role will include the added responsibility for global marketing, CRM and launch planning.

Shane Hoyne has left Bacardi where he was Chief Marketing Officer- Europe. He has moved to Quintessential Brands where he has taken the same role as Chief Marketing Officer.

Former Marketing Director of Topman, Jason Griffiths has been promoted to Group Brand Communications Director of Arcadia Group.

Harvey Nichols has appointed Deborah Bee as their new Group Marketing and Creative Director. She has left Eco-Age where she was formerly Brand Director.

Catherine Hogg has been appointed Senior Marketing Manager, Sky Store at BSKYB British Sky Broadcasting. She has moved from Hello Fresh, where she was CRM Marketing Manager.

If you would like to keep up to date on the latest movers & shakers as they happen each day, then you can stay ahead with our data and insight platform Upstream. Click here to find out more.

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Stay Ahead with February’s Movers and Shakers

Working in Business Development, it’s hard to keep track of all the changes and the latest Movers & Shakers. Each month, our data and insight team at Upstream provide a monthly round up of the new appointments to help you stay ahead.

Here are February’s Movers and Shakers we recommend that you keep an eye on:

Virgin Holidays has appointed Amber Kirby as Marketing & Customer Experience Director. She has moved from Wallgreens Boots Alliance, where she was Global Brand Director; Skincare + Boots Brands Health and Beauty.

Louise Robertshaw has moved to London’s Air Ambulance where she has taken the role of Director of Marketing & Communications. She was formerly Head of Marketing and Communications at The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association.

Mathieu Garcia has left Ralph Lauren where he was Vice President of Marketing. He has moved to Dr. Martens Airwair as Global Marketing Director.

Group Lotus have hired Conor Twomey as head of PR. He has moved from Mitsubishi Motors where he was General Manager of Press, PR and Events.

Colm O’Dwyer from General Manager of Weetabix On the Go to Commercial Director, UK & Ireland of Weetabix. Since he joined in March 2016, the brand has grown to be worth more than £20m for the first time.

Revlon have appointed Michele Adorni as Regional Marketing Director, EMEA. She has moved from Elizabeth Arden where she was former Marketing Director.

Debbie Klein has moved from The Engine Group where she held the position of Chief Executive Europe and Asia Pacific. She has joined BSKYB British Sky Broadcasting where she has become Group Chief Marketing & Corporate Affairs Officer.

Mr and Mrs Smith have appointed Julian Diment as Chief Growth Officer. She has moved from Honeybee where he was Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer.

Danny Barrasso has left New Look where he was Managing Director. He has been replaced by Mark Axon. This change has come at a time when the business is undertaking a review and is believed to be considering the closure of up to 60 of its stores.

If you would like to keep up to date on the latest movers & shakers as they happen each day, then you can stay ahead with our data and insight platform Upstream. Click here to find out more.

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Stay Ahead with January’s Movers and Shakers

Working in Business Development, it’s hard to keep track of all the changes and the latest Movers & Shakers. Each month, our data and insight team at Upstream provide a monthly round up of the new appointments to help you stay ahead.

Dr Oetker have promoted Riccardo Panichi from Senior Brand Manager to Head of Marketing for Cake and Dessert.

Sarah Shakery has joined Ted Baker as Global Head of Ecommerce. She has moved from Wolverine Worldwide where she was Director of Ecommerce UK & Europe.

Estee Lauder have promoted former UK PR Director, Melanie Jones to Consumer Engagement Director. They have also appointed Georgie Dawson as Head of Brand Communications. She has been promoted from PR Manager for Aerin Beauty.

Sharry Crammond has left Southeastern Grocers where she was Executive Vice President, Marketing & Communications. She has moved to Marks and Spencer where her title is now Marketing Director for Food and Hospitality. Robert Weston has also changed position within Marks and Spencer from Brand & Marketing Director of Food and General Merchandise to Marketing Director or Brand and Customer.

Photobox have appointed Mark Singleton as Chief Marketing Officer. He has moved from Paddy Power Betfair where he had been for six years and held the position of Marketing Director.

Anicka Wintle has joined Burberry as Senior PR Manager. She has moved from Modus where she was Senior Account Manager.

Dawn Topham has moved from Weetabix where she was Head of International Marketing. She has joined Costa where she has become Head of International Marketing. This move comes at the same time as the coffee chain’s pledge to become more environmentally friendly by reducing its plastic usage.

Renault have promoted formed Brand Communications Manager, Ed Preston to Head of Marketing Communications.

Fever-Tree have appointed Vince Lawson as their new Director of Brand and Creative Consultant. He has joined from Cenzo where he was Marketing Director and Brand Consultant.

If you would like to keep up to date on the latest movers & shakers as they happen each day, then you can stay ahead with our data and insight platform Upstream. Click here to find out more.

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