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.
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, 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 […]
Hutchison Whampoa has appointed five banks to run the Â£1bn flotation of its mobile operation 3 in Italy.
Reflecting on delivering 12 consecutive quarters of growth, Premier Foods CMO Yilmaz Erceyes says he would rather have a brilliant proposition over a multi-million pound marketing budget any day.
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From flourishing in the world of gaming to changing the face of fitness, Marian Holties has always been up for chasing the next challenge and learning the nuances of each new market as she goes.
The move is part of a restructure at ITV that will split its media and entertainment division into broadcast and on-demand amid the growth of online viewing.