Ryanair’s risqué charity calendar, featuring a new line-up of scantily-clad female cabin crew, has received over 8,000 complaints from members of the public, while an ad promoting it is being investigated by the ASA for being “sexist”.
Thomas Cook has confirmed it will close 200 underperforming outlets with the expected loss of more than 650 jobs as the holiday provider moves to turn around its ailing business after reporting a £398m loss.
Churchill Insurance is revamping its nodding dog brand mascot with a new marketing campaign starring actor Martin Clunes.
STATE STREET GLOBAL ADVISORS
The investment management business of State Street Corp named Michael Ho as chief investment officer for its active emerging markets equities and global macro divisions. Ho will be based in Boston and joins from Mellon Capital Management.
The independent, active investment management company named Tim Love as investment director and Joaquim Nogueira as investment manager. Both Love and Nogueira join from CQS, and both of them will be based in GAM’s London office.
GENERAL ATLANTIC LLC
The global growth equity firm on Monday named Jing Hong as managing director. The company also named Ke Wei and Joern Nikolay as principals.
DEXIA ASSET MANAGEMENT
The company, a part of the Dexia Group, named Cécile de Lasteyrie as head of sustainable & responsible investing (SRI) development.