Technology products are dominating the list of the top 10 best-selling toys this Christmas, according to the latest figures from market research firm NPD.
Microsoft Advertising UK has promoted group account director Nik Dewar to role of head of mobile ad sales.
Leo Burnett London’s vice chairman and strategic planner John Poorta is retiring after 34 years at the agency.
Virgin Media has signed a multimillion pound deal to be the headline commercial partner of ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ when it returns to ITV in spring 2012.
Matt Shreeve, the former head of agency sales at Channel 4, has been appointed trading director at News International.
The Swiss private banking group named Luigi Vignola as the regional head, Asia, for its markets & custody division. Vignola succeeds Gérard Berclaz.
REYL ASSET MANAGEMENT
The investment funds manager named Gilles Pradère as senior fund manager. Pradère Joins from Calyon.
LLOYDS BANKING GROUP PLC
The British lender said Antonio Horta-Osorio will return to the position of chief executive on Jan. 9 after independent medical advice said he had made a full recovery after being on sick leave from stress.
300 NORTH CAPITAL LLC
The institutional investment manager, an affiliate of Old Mutual Asset Management, named Brown Windle and Christopher Vassilopoulos as senior vice presidents for institutional sales.