Wall Street Journal appoints MD for European edition

The Wall Street Journal has appointed Jon Housman as managing director of its European edition. Housman, the co-founder and former chief executive of New York-based media company Jungle Media Group, replaces Rien van Lent, who is leaving the company to establish his own consultancy.


Solihull picks a high flier to front its push

Marketing Week

How low would a company have to go before settling on Eddie “the Eagle” Edwards to launch a campaign? The Diary only asks because the acrophobic ski-jump legend has been carefully handpicked to launch the SolihullActive initiative to combat the couch potato culture. Without being unkind to Eddie, the Diary hasn’t heard much of him […]

Electrolux reshuffles marketers

Marketing Week

Electrolux, the domestic goods company, has restructured its marketing team ahead of a demerger of its outdoor products division early next year. The company has separated the marketing for outdoor and home products. As a result, Andy Mackay, brand and marketing director for outdoor and home products, has moved to the same role for major […]


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