AMS, the independent media agency, has promoted managing director Paul Phelps to be its first chief executive and media director Duncan Collins to managing director, as part of a raft of appointments.
Morrisons has poached White Stuff cross-channel director Alison Lancaster to become chief marketing officer of its Kiddicare brand and marketing director of online non-food at Morrisons.
Gareth Helm, Mars Petcare marketing director, has left his role after just over 12 months.
Abercrombie & Kent, the luxury and adventure travel group, has appointed former Thomas Cook executive Katherine Gershon as group sales & marketing director, charged with opening up new markets.
Jerry Yang, the co-founder of Yahoo and a key opponent to Microsoft’s 2008 bid for the one-time internet darling, has resigned two weeks after the appointment of a new chief executive.
J.P. MORGAN ASSET MANAGEMENT
J.P Morgan Asset Management said it hired Andy Lloyd as a senior institutional client adviser for the Nordic region. He will be the first employee to be based at the firm’s newly established Danish branch in Copenhagen. Lloyd was previously with Alfred Berg/BNP Paribas Investment Partners where he was head of nordic alternative sales and Danish institutional sales.
Japan’s investment bank has appointed Steven Ashley as head of its global fixed income operations, a person with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday, replacing Tarun Jotwani who stepped down last week along with wholesale division chief Jasjit Bhattal.
ERNST & YOUNG
Global audit and consulting firm has named Mark Weinberger, a longtime Washington insider, as its next chairman and chief executive, a signal that connections in the U.S. capital may be growing in importance to a profession facing greater scrutiny.
The advisory arm of Macquarie Group Ltd has appointed Mike Turner to head the delivery of financing solutions for client transactions in EMEA.