SMG has appointed MT Rainey as non-executive director on the group’s board. She stepped down as chairman of Rainey Kelly Campbell Roalfe/Y&R recently.
Ambrosia managing director Mandy Ferguson has quit Premier Foods to join Associated British Foods as managing director for Ryvita. She replaces Garth Weston, who is taking a year’s sabbatical.
Heineken has announced its chairman of the executive board Anthony Ruys is to leave the company as part of a management shake-up. He is expected to quit in October and is not thought to have a job to go to. Dutch newspapers have speculated that Ruys is paying the price for the company’s recent poor […]
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