Amanda Burningham, former ideation director at UM, has been appointed by Carat as an associate director in its sponsorship department.
Sander Volten, the managing director of digital for Europe for Euro RSCG, and three Euro RSCG 4D Amsterdam executives are quitting the network to launch a start-up.
Sicco Beerda, Bram de Rooij and Eric Ytsma have all quit Euro RSCG 4D for the new agency, which does not yet have a name. All four will be in place by 1 August.
Interpublic has appointed Matt Freeman, chief executive of Mediabrands Ventures, to the position of vice-chairman, global chief innovation officer of Interpublic creative agency, McCann Erickson.
The move comes as IPG realigns Mediabrands, the holding group for media agencies Initiative and UM, under the wider Mediabrands Ventures network, which includes all the company’s other media businesses.
BANK OF AMERICA CORP
The company said Chuck Noski will become vice chairman of Bank of America and Bruce Thompson will be the chief financial officer. The bank also said Gary Lynch will serve as global chief of legal, compliance, and regulatory relations in a newly created position.
HSBC HOLDINGS PLC
Colin Lunn, head of business development, Asia-Pacific fund services for HSBC Securities, part of HSBC Holdings, has resigned, the company said.
Lunn previously held senior positions at Bank of Bermuda, including roles in fund administration, prior to its acquisition by HSBC in 2004.