21 March 2002

Digest

Clear Channel Radio Sales has appointed Carter Tanner, the sales director of US sales network Hiwire, as sales director for Jazz FM.

Digest

IPC Media has promoted head of marketing for IPC Tx Jemima Ransome to marketing director. She will be responsible for all Tx titles, including TV Times and Soaplife.

PricewaterhouseCoopers reviews £2.3m ad brief at McCann-Erickson

PricewaterhouseCoopers, the accountants and management consultancy, is reviewing its £2.3m UK advertising account, held by McCann-Erickson. The company has mainly used press, posters and radio to advertise its services, although some of the press work is done in house alongside the incumbent. The review is being handled by the AAR. As yet no shortlist has […]

Spring is in the air for ITV chiefs

News that TV – and even ITV’s – revenues are about to bounce back for the first time in more than a year should bring a breath of spring to Prague, this year’s venue for the annual TV conference hosted by Marketing Week. All constituencies present at the event – advertisers and agency folk, as […]

SPAIN: Spanish practices

When Xavier Bernat announced last week that he intended to open 5,000 Chupa Chups outlets world-wide, he was taken very seriously. It’s part of a growing trend where Spanish entrepreneurs are beating big brands at their own game by reproducing

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Scottish Power, the energy supplier, is cutting five per cent of its workforce and losing 500 jobs as part of a cost-cutting drive. The majority of these cuts are likely to be clerical and administrative staff.

Former Adidas man to be Puma marketing director

Sportswear company Puma has appointed former Adidas marketer David Learmonth as marketing director. He replaces Andy Rigg, who left to join clothes manufacturer Ben Sherman as its global marketing chief (MW January 17). Learmonth, who will report to managing director Andrew Peters, will join Puma on March 25. At Adidas, Learmonth was head of the […]

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Fuller Smith & Turner, the London-based brewer, has promoted former marketing director and current managing director Michael Turner to chief executive.

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