The Advertising Standards Authority has promoted Lynsay Taffe to director of communications, marketing and public affairs, replacing Esra Erkal-Paler.
Taffe will oversee a team of seven people responsible for promoting advertising self-regulation.
Erkal-Paler has taken a job at the pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca.
All 80 staff at the Daily and Sunday Sport newspapers have been made redundant after a financial crisis forced the tabloids to cease publishing, the administrators of their parent company said today.
Digital Cinema Media (DCM), the cinema sales house, has appointed Davina Barker as sales controller, replacing Sufia Von Bismarck who moves to Channel Five this month.
Barker takes over this week from Von Bismarck, who has been poached by Channel 5 sales chief Nick Bampton to boost his commercial team.
SCOTTISH WIDOWS INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIP
The firm appointed William Low as head of Global Equities within its International Equities team. He will be based in Edinburgh and report to Andrew November, Director of Equities.
The financial services firm appointed Mark Goldman as head of European Fixed Income Sales. Goldman served as an adviser to a Macro-Economic Investment Fund at Zolotov Trust.
Citigroup hired Jeff Emmanuel as managing director of its Asia-Pacific financial institutions group (FIG). Emmanuel joins Citi after nine years at UBS AG where he was most recently a part of the bank’s FIG team in Hong Kong.
ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND GROUP
The bank appointed Krishna Prasad as head of mortgage-backed strategy for Europe within its global banking & markets division with immediate effect.
RBC CAPITAL MARKETS
The corporate and investment banking arm of Royal Bank of Canada named Stephen Krag as chief financial officer, Europe. Krag joins from Daiwa Capital Markets Europe where he was chief financial officer.
SOCIETE GENERALE CORPORATE & INVESTMENT BANKING
The investment banking arm of Societe Generale appointed André Tissot as chief country officer for Austria.
RBC Dexia Investor Services appointed Simon Shapland as managing director for the UK. He will chair the UK Management Committee.
London-based investment consultant Stamford Associates said Mark Weinberg has joined the firm as a senior adviser.
NIKKO ASSET MANAGEMENT
The Asian investment management company named Violet Pacileo as assistant director of product management based in London.
The investment bank appointed Danford Peterson as a managing director in municipal securities trading. He joins from investment management firm PIMCO, where he was a portfolio manager focused on municipals as a senior vice president.