Overtly sexually provocative billboards will be banned under new rules outlined by the Advertising Standards Authority as part of the industry’s response to the Bailey Review.
Maureen Duffy, chief executive of the Newspaper Marketing Agency (NMA), is to leave the newspaper trade body after nearly nine years.
IPC Inspire, the men’s division of IPC Media, has appointed Haymarket Business Media’s Matthew Gerry in the new role of digital strategy director.
Haymarket Consumer Media, the publishers of What Car? and Stuff, has appointed News International’s Drew Broomhall as head of search.
The Canadian bank appointed Paul Armstrong as an executive director with the financial solutions group (FSG) in London. Armstrong was previously with Unicredit Bank in London as a director in FX sales.
Talal Dehbi was hired as a director in equity derivatives trading in London. Dehbi was previously with Banca Imi in London and Milan, in equity derivatives trading.
COWEN GROUP INC
The financial services firm named Jeffrey Solomon as the chief executive of broker dealer platform, Cowen and Co. Prior to this, Solomon served as operating chief of Cowen Group and head of investment banking at Cowen and Co.