Adverty has confirmed a series of new hires, including Tobias Knutsson (CCO), Christian Atack joins (senior director of business development) and Nicola Halpin (senior director of sales).
DoubleVerify has announced the appointment of three strategic hires in the EMEA region. Hugh Munro joins as DV’s first regional VP for Northern Europe, Carole Dubourg as regional VP for Southern Europe and David Wayne as director, senior HR business partner for EMEA and APAC.
Bloomberg Media has confirmed some new appointments within the organisation. Julia Beizer has been named chief product officer and global head of digital, expanding her role to include oversight of the consumer digital initiatives across web, app, OTT and distributed digital ecosystem, with a deeper focus on strategy and business development. Meanwhile, Lindsay Horrigan will formally expand her role to oversee the subscription business as global head of consumer marketing & general manager of consumer subscriptions.
Scott Havens will now oversee Bloomberg Media’s critical business growth efforts as chief growth officer and global head of strategic partnerships. Furthermore, Stephen Colvin, will formally serve as Bloomberg Media’s chief commercial officer.
Global marketing group Publicis has appointed Adrian Farouk as ANZ chief executive officer of its data company Epsilon, in addition to his existing position as ANZ CEO of marketing and technology agency Digitas.
Elliot MacNay has joined video platform JW Player as advertising demand lead, EMEA, to accelerate efforts to help advertisers target digital video advertising at scale across publishers using JW Player technology.
Influencer MarTech startup Q-83, announces the appointment of Chris Henley as head of sales and partnerships for the UK and Europe. Chris joins the team at a pivotal point in Q-83’s growth after the launch of two new products, Kitly and Kitly Business to the UK market last week.
LAB Group has announced a new leadership line-up following the recent addition of creative agency Studio BLUP to its portfolio. The agency group has promoted current finance director, Rachel Howe, to the role of group chief financial officer, and current talent and HR manager Priya Unwith to the position of group head of people. Howe and Unwith make up the new leadership line-up along with Harpreet Bushell, who recently joined LAB Group as group chief growth officer from digital agency Valtech.
Cavai has recruited Karol Smith as the new global head of advertiser experiences. Previously Karol was with HSBC for 13 years as the global digital marketing lead. Karol will focus on service delivery and the overall experience of Cavai’s varied clientele.
Former Adglow managing director UK, Gonzalo de la Mata, has joined Molzi as head of global agency development. Europe’s leading Amazon Agency has tasked de la Mata with building relationships with media agencies and supporting Molzi’s commitment to find and conquer Amazon growth opportunities for the world’s biggest brands.
Rightpoint, a Genpact company, today announced that Damien Scott, international growth markets and New York managing director, will lead its first office in New York. In this new role, Scott will be responsible for overseeing Rightpoint’s global expansion and growth in the New York metropolitan area.
Influencer marketing agency Whalar has named Lindsay Fultz as SVP, brand partnerships. Fultz, a longtime influencer industry leader, will work with brands to develop strategic marketing influencer programs powered by creative solutions leveraging talented and diverse content creators. Fultz will be based in Los Angeles and work across Whalar’s client portfolio.
Global digital transformation business Kin + Carta has announced a number of promotions to bolster its leadership team, shifting its strategic focus to regional operating models. David Tuck has been promoted to the newly-created role of group chief executive of Kin + Carta Europe. Additionally, Stephen Wilson has been appointed as global chief technology officer at Kin + Carta, and is charged with building a clear vision of the role technology plays in the business’ long-term vision. Matthew Froggatt has also been promoted as Kin + Carta’s global chief strategy officer, a newly-created position in which he will play a central role in strategic planning and nurturing capabilities, alongside overseeing and supporting Kin + Carta’s B Corp initiative.
Selligent has announced Dean Brown as VP of agency partnerships. Brown will spearhead the company’s growing channel partner strategy and lead efforts for building, enabling and developing profitable partnerships with digital agencies and marketing service providers in North America.
Award-winning creative B2B advertising agency True has appointed Andreas Ohlbach as client services director from global industry heavyweight BBH.
UK market-leading search and discovery website for home furniture and furnishings, ufurnish.com has announced the arrival of Toni Wood, who joins the company as chief marketing officer. Toni joins ufurnish.com at a time of rapid growth for the company on the back of a successful investment round.
Search marketing agency, Evolved Search, has announced it has appointed Martyn Addison into its newly-created head of strategy and performance role, a key position for accelerating client growth and positioning the agency as a strategy-first specialist in SEO.
Lastly, amid pressure from Donald Trump to ban TikTok in the US and push the video app’s Chinese owner to sell it before September 15, TikTok CEO Kevin Mayer, who has been in the job for less than three months is stepping down from his role. Mayer said in a letter to employees that the “political environment has sharply changed.