RBS risks row over ‘unacceptable’ Stephen Hester £1m bonus. Bank heads for political storm with award of 3.6m shares to chief executive despite widespread opposition.
Mail Online, the website for the Daily Mail and The Mail on Sunday, has become the world’s largest English-language ‘newspaper’ site after leapfrogging the site for The New York Times, according to comScore.
The Independent online’s recent refresh appears to have paid dividends, scoring the website a 10% uplift in average daily users, which made it the only national newspaper website to record an increase between November and December, according to ABC data.
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Three out of five people are unable to name one Olympic sponsor, while 1% or less are unable to identify Panasonic, Samsung and Proctor & Gamble as London 2012 sponsors despite their high-profile campaigns.
MediaCom UK has moved to fill its vacant chief operating officer role with the appointment of Josh Krichefski.
MPG Media Contacts has appointed Hamid Habib, the head of strategy at Zenith Media, as a managing partner.
Future, the specialist magazine group, has hired Nick King from News International (NI) as digital commercial director.
Nick Emery has been appointed chief executive of Mindshare Worldwide, succeeding Dominic Proctor who moves to the newly created position of president of WPP’s GroupM.
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The real estate service company said it has hired Toshinobu Kasai, previously Japan at Goldman Sachs Real Estate Principal Investment Area, to lead its business in Japan.
THE ISLAMIC BANK OF ASIA
The bank named Harish Parameswar as managing director and head of investment banking and Saleh Al Nashwan as the chief representative for its Bahrain Representative Office. Parameswar joins from Beacon Advisory International while Al Nashwan joins from MECAP Consultancy.
J.P. MORGAN ASSET MANAGEMENT
The unit of JPMorgan Chase & Co appointed Neil Moge as senior client advisor for the United Kingdom and European Strategic Insurance Sales. Moge joins from RSA Insurance.
The investment management group named Jack Lin as its head of Asia and Middle East. Lin joins from Janus Capital where he held the position of Head of Asia Pacific since 2008.