Bacardi has launched an international Facebook competition where prize winners get to meet the drinks company’s social responsibility ambassador, tennis star Rafael Nadal.
Releasing its Christmas ad on YouTube and Facebook early has paid dividends for John Lewis, which finds itself at the top of the chart with more than 183,000 shares this week.
Absolute Radio has appointed Ben Barker, currently head of radio at OMD UK, as its new head of agency sales, replacing Remy Kirk who became ad director in August.
BANK OF AMERICA CORP
The U.S. bank’s Chief Executive Officer Brian Moynihan named a new strategy chief to help him with his bid to reshape a company struggling with mortgage losses, new regulations and a sluggish economy.
CRÉDIT AGRICOLE SUISSE
The subsidiary of Crédit Agricole CIB named Serge Janowski as Chief Executive of its Hong Kong branch on Wednesday.
Nomura Holdings’ head of India investment banking, Nipun Goel, and two other senior investment bankers have quit as part of the Japanese bank’s plan to save costs, two sources with direct knowledge of the situation said on Thursday.
SWISS LIFE HOLDING AG
The Switzerland-based provider of life insurance and pension solutions and services named Markus Leibundgut new CFO Switzerland.
The asset manager named Yoshihisa Kojima as its sales director in Japan.
The asset manager said Bill Miller will step down from LM Value Trust Fund in April.
LAZARD WEALTH MANAGEMENT
The wealth management unit of Lazard Ltd named James Le Rose as the senior relationship manager in New York, effective immediately.
WESTERN PACIFIC TRUST
The firm named John Wit as its new president and chief economic officer.