Markets in turmoil after Greek premier calls for a shock referendum on cuts which threatens to SINK Euro bailout.
ITV signs Nationwide for first Coronation Street product placement deal.
The likes of Ken Barlow and Sally Webster could become loyal customers of the Nationwide following a product placement deal which will place one of the bank’s ATM machines in Dev Alahan’s ‘Coronation Street’ shop.
SeeSaw, the high profile video-on-demand service, has closed after its new majority shareholder Bebo-owner Criterion Capital Partners failed to secure full funding.
Global Radio, the owner of the Heart and Capital brands, has appointed former SeeSaw commercial director Matt Rennie to the new position of enterprise director to drive existing and new revenue streams.
Philip Almond, the global marketing director for Baileys, has left Diageo after 17 years, as part of the drinks company’s ongoing restructure.
Mothercare will shift its marketing function into its wider business department after the departure of group marketing director Anna James.
The insurance broker and risk adviser unit of Marsh & McLennan Cos promoted David Batchelor to head its international division. Batchelor has been chief executive of Marsh’s Europe, Middle East, Africa region since April 2008.
TOWERS WATSON AND CO
The firm promoted Steven Yu as head of the international consulting group for Asia Pacific. Yu was the Shanghai benefits business leader at Towers Watson.
The asset manager appointed Neil Robson as fund manager in its global equities team. He joins from Martin Currie Investment Management where he was global portfolio manager.
TROY ASSET MANAGEMENT LTD
The independent fund management firm named Gabrielle Boyle as fund manager to the £59 million ($95.2 million) Trojan Capital Fund. She joins from NewSmith Capital Partners LLP where she was lead manager on the NewSmith Global Alpha Fund.
DC ADVISORY PARTNERS
The corporate finance firm named Ciara O’Neill as a managing director. She joins DC from Mizuho Bank where she was head of the Leveraged Capital Markets Europe team since 2008.