Starbucks, the coffee chain, is installing a mobile payment system in the form of an iPhone app into 700 of its outlets across the UK and Ireland, following a successful US roll-out.
We R Interactive (worst co. name ever?), the social games company, has appointed Mark Wilson as head of sales.
Mark Given is leaving his role as brand director for Heineken UK to take up the position of head of sponsorship at O2.
Morrisons has been forced into a reshuffle of its own-brand marketing team after the departure of Danny Micklethwaite less than six months after he joined, and weeks before the start of a major campaign.
Publicis London has hired JWT’s head of planning, Tony Quinn, as its chief strategy officer.
The bank has hired senior HSBC banker Haithem Katerji to head up its Middle East and North Africa financial institutions group, two sources familiar with the matter said.
The asset management company appointed Michel Bernard as director, institutional clients. Bernard joins from F&C Asset Management, where he was head of UK business development and client relations.