Neil Hurman, chief operating officer for OMD’s Renault Europe account, has been appointed to the new role of chief planning officer for OMD EMEA.
Mick Perry, head of airtime sales at Channel 4, has stepped down from his role with the broadcaster less than 18 months after his arrival.
Facebook UK Limited has reported a 54% lift in revenues and a 38% rise in pre tax profits for the year ending 31 December 2010.
The owner of UK insurance broker Swinton has hired former Zurich marketer Peter Corfield as marketing director for its yet-to-be-named price- comparison website.
Hermann Prelle has rejoined the company as chairman of mergers and acquisitions for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, according to a memo seen by Reuters.
The company appointed Thomas Caracciola as head of Macquarie Futures USA Inc. Caracciola joins from Goldman Sachs.
The business advisory firm appointed Donald Featherstone to head turnaround & restructuring services for the EMEA region, effective from Jan. 1, 2012. He succeeds David Lovett, who will retire on Dec. 31. Featherstone has been with AlixPartners for the last 10 years.
The company also hired Patrick Byrne as managing director and co-leader of the firm’s enterprise improvement division in North America. Byrne joins from TowerBrook Partners LP.
The asset manager appointed John Baumann as head of institutional sales and client service, Americas. Previously, Mr. Baumann served at J.P. Morgan Asset Management as managing director, head of the US regional client group.