26 August 2004

Inland Revenue marketing director Schoolar to quit

Ian Schoolar, the Inland Revenue’s first marketing director, is leaving the department without a job to go to. Formerly NatWest’s head of brand advertising, Schoolar was brought in to run the Inland Revenue’s marketing four years ago, with a brief to “humanise” the face of the tax collector (MW November 16, 2000). His departure follows […]

Sands tipped to be ITV’s top marketer

Guardian Newspapers marketing director and former ONdigital marketer Marc Sands has emerged as a prime candidate to be ITV’s marketing director. Interviews are taking place this week to fill the role left vacant by marketing and commercial director Jim Hytner, who is leaving ITV to become Barclays group brand and UK banking marketing director. It […]

Courts boss to head BT broadband arm

Courts deputy managing director and former marketer Gary Tubb is leaving the company to become chief executive of British Telecom’s home communications division. Tubb will be responsible for developing the consumer hardware offers, including digital phones and broadband, that are supplied through BT’s retail network, including Dixons Group. He will also be chairman of BT’s […]

Inland Revenue marketing director Schoolar to quit

Ian Schoolar, the Inland Revenue’s first marketing director, is leaving the department without a job to go to. Formerly NatWest’s head of brand advertising, Schoolar was brought in to run the Inland Revenue’s marketing four years ago, with a brief to “humanise” the face of the tax collector (MW November 16, 2000). His departure follows […]

Sands tipped to be ITV’s top marketer

Guardian Newspapers marketing director and former ONdigital marketer Marc Sands has emerged as a prime candidate to be ITV’s marketing director. Interviews are taking place this week to fill the role left vacant by marketing and commercial director Jim Hytner, who is leaving ITV to become Barclays group brand and UK banking marketing director. It […]

The Portman Group,…

The Portman Group, the industry-funded alcohol awareness organisation, is launching a poster campaign next month to promote sensible drinking among women. Aimed at women aged between 16 and 24, the spoof campaign about a facial cream called ‘Masq crème de regret’ will encourage women to think about the effect that drinking to excess will have […]

Reebok opens London store

Reebok is opening its first Rbk branded shop in London’s Covent Garden on August 26, as first revealed in Marketing Week (July 15). The shop will include footwear ranges that have been developed with US rap stars 50 Cent and Jay-Z.

Food for thought for manufacturers

The Brainjuicer studies (Factfile, MW August 12) raise interesting insights into attitudes towards obesity. When respondents to the second survey were asked to rate ideas, “the most popular involved a shake up of the food industry.” It seems illogical to then conclude that the message for food manufacturers is they could do themselves a lot […]

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