Digests

MBS Media has won the 18m media acccounts for Moben Kitchens and Dolphin Bathrooms, which are both part of the Limelight Group.

Carlton Communications has announced pre-tax profits up seven per cent at 340m, on turnover up five per cent to 1.8bn for the year ending September 30.

Storehouse is understood to have shortlisted Equinox, Carat Manchester, New PHD, BBJ, Walker Media, Motive, and Media Business for its media buying and planning account for Mothercare and Bhs.

Guardian Media Group has promoted Carolyn McCall to the post of deputy managing director of Guardian Newspapers. She will retain her role as commerical director with board responsibility for the ad department.

JC Decaux, the outdoor contractor, is forming a joint venture with Glasgow-based Trainer Outdoor Advertising in an attempt to capture the Scottish street furniture contracts held by the More Group. The partnership, called TrainerDecaux Scotland, will have Trainer’s managing director Chris Trainer (left) as managing director and JC Decaux’s chief executive Jean-Francois Decaux as chairman (right).

Bristol-Myers Squibb, the pharmaceuticals company, has put its 60m US consumer prescription drug media account up for review. Western International Media, California, is the incumbent.

Disney Channel marketing director Michael Spencer will leave the company at the end of this year to set up his own marketing and advertising consultancy. The company is searching for a replacement.

Sky has made two internal promotions to new posts in its Sky Networks team, which looks after the station’s wholly owned channels. Bruce Steinberg becomes general manager, while Scott Menneer takes over as marketing director.

The Sunday Times, The Daily Telegraph and Sunday Business have been ranked as the top three most useful Sunday newspapers by UK business leaders for keeping them informed, according to MORI’s survey of top businessmen.

The Mirror is to start a weekly cooking column featuring top chef Marco Pierre White in its Saturday TV listings magazine, called The Look.

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution is looking for sponsors for its Sail Safari, an obstacle race involving teams using dummy boats in Battersea Park next September, during the RNLI’s 175th anniversary year.

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