Shamed former bank boss Sir Fred Goodwin has taken out a super-injunction banning newspapers from publishing certain details about him, it was revealed yesterday.
He refuses to allow publications to call him a banker, as he is, actually an ex-banker.
Medical staffing specialist Urban Recruitment Group has appointed David Laflin as head of business development.Laflin will focus on brand promotion and increasing business through service level agreement contracts.
Financial staffing specialist Allemby Hunt has appointed Martin Guntrip as non-executive chairman. Guntrip is the current club secretary of the All England Lawn Tennis Club.
US executive search firm Diversified Search Odgers Berndtson has appointed Lonnie Taylor as managing director in the Washington DC office. With over 20 years of experience in managing executives and recruiting talent, Taylor has successfully conducted senior leadership search assignments in a range of sectors, including general business, government affairs, public relations, academia and non-profits, and in a variety of functional areas.
Rec-to-rec firm Red Ventures has appointed James Marshall as recruitment consultant in its IT recruitment team. Meanwhile, Kerrie Studholme has been taken on as researcher.
Multi-sector recruiter Synergy People Solutions has appointed Stuart Wilkinson and Gemma Joyce as divisional managers to head up its logistics & transport and construction divisions respectively. Wilkinson was previously operations director for Driver Hire, while Joyce was branch manager at Kalcrest Group.
Transport & logistics and hospitality recruiter right4staff has appointed Emma Buchanan as commercial temporary consultant. Meanwhile, Laura Sheratt joins as onsite account manager for Reckitt Benckiser.
Global executive search firm CTPartners has appointed Sam Stylianou as partner in its financial services practice. Stylianou, who joins CTPartners from Armstrong International, serves primarily capital markets and asset & wealth management clients.
The Interim Management Association (IMA) has appointed managing director at Russam GMS, Jason Atkinson, as chair, with Raj Tulsiani, co-founder and chief executive at Green Park Executive Resourcing, as vice chair for the organisation.
Fallon has hired the executive creative director of Publicis Spain, Santiago Lucero, as a creative partner.
Starcom MediaVest Group has appointed Ian James to the role of chief digital officer across the EMEA region, as Alastair Bannerman, the former managing director of Starcom in the UK, leaves the media agency.
Publicis London, which last week replaced its chief executive, Neil Simpson, with The Red Brick Road’s Karen Buchanan, has moved to boost its planning capabilities with two senior appointments. Matty Tong has been named the head of planning as part of a reshuffle of its strategic offering. She joins Publicis from the PR agency Weber Shandwick, where she was the head of strategic planning, working on clients including Microsoft, EDF Energy and MasterCard. Before Weber Shandwick, Tong was the global strategy director at Lowe Worldwide. She has also worked at Saatchi & Saatchi and DDB.
Samsung has parted company with its UK and Ireland marketing director Batyr Bulat after just three months in the role. The company said Bulat had left for “personal reasons”. Bulat joined from Unilever as marketing director in November last year and reported to Samsung Mobile’s UK managing director, Simon Stanford.
Mel Danks’ former role of ad director at the London Evening Standard and the Independent newspapers is unlikely to be filled.