Rachel Forde joins UM as UK CEO

Rachel Forde joins UM as UK CEO

UM, the IPG Mediabrands full-service global media agency, has appointed Rachel Forde as UK CEO. In this newly-created role, Forde will spearhead UM’s growth plans to develop a future-facing media agency that meets the changing needs of its clients. Building on IPG Mediabrands’ significant growth this past year and global client wins of Accenture, Coach […]

itransact appoints former JCDecaux Sales Director to lead next stage of growth

itransact appoints former JCDecaux Sales Director to lead next stage of growth

Transactional media business, itransact, has announced the appointment of Rob Elms, previously Sales Director at JCDecaux, to the role of Head of itransact to oversee the accelerated growth of the business across all its transactional channels, retail and E-tail partners. As Head of itransact, Elms will continue to build and improve the retail customer touchpoints […]

Andrew Mortimer joins Sky Media as Director of Client Strategy

Andrew Mortimer joins Sky Media as Director of Client Strategy

Andrew Mortimer, Sky’s Director of Media, has this week moved from the marketing group to the newly-created role of Director of Client Strategy for Sky Media, tasked with building deeper relationships with Sky Media’s clients. He joined Sky in 2010 with responsibility for managing the UK’s largest advertising budget and most recently managed Sky’s media […]

Spotify and Saturday Morning’s New Platform Celebrates Black History Every Day

Spotify and Saturday Morning’s New Platform Celebrates Black History Every Day

 While Black History month came to a close on February 28th, Spotify and Saturday Morning have partnered to make sure contributions and achievements of black creators are celebrated every day with the debut of “Black History Is Happening Now,” an initiative that highlights all throughout the year black artists who continue to shape the […]

Time Out Market to Give New Yorkers Food For Thought

Time Out Market to Give New Yorkers Food For Thought

Media and entertainment business Time Out is branching out with the unveiling of a culinary and cultural experience that promises to combine high-end food, drink and art. Time Out Market New York will be located on a prime waterfront site overlooking the East River, sandwiched between the Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges. Opening in the fourth […]

Cécile Frot-Coutaz to join YouTube as Head of EMEA

Cécile Frot-Coutaz to join YouTube as Head of EMEA

YouTube announced the hire of Cécile Frot-Coutaz as Head of YouTube in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Cécile will be responsible for running YouTube’s business in EMEA and will report to YouTube’s Chief Business Officer, Robert Kyncl. As YouTube’s most senior executive in EMEA, Cécile will be charged with growing content supply and further […]

Mindshare Changes Management for Growth Markets

Mindshare Changes Management for Growth Markets

Mindshare, the global media agency network, has announced two major leadership changes for their Growth Markets region. Amrita Randhawa is promoted to Asia Pacific CEO. Randhawa, who was previously the CEO for Mindshare Greater China will remain based in Shanghai, where she will continue to manage Mindshare China as its Executive Chairperson, in addition to […]

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