Coca-Cola is aiming to capitalise on its sponsorship of London 2012 by acquiring the post-Games naming rights to the Olympic Park velodrome.
Marketing effectiveness consultancy Ebiquity has agreed to acquire international media auditing company Fairbrother Lenz Eley (FLE) for up to £11m, including an initial sum of £5m.
Yahoo’s EMEA managing director Rich Riley is to return to the US, sparking a search for a replacement.
Telefonica Digital has appointed senior Google executive Simon Birkenhead as its first global advertising sales director.
Immediate Media has promoted Andy Healy to the position of publishing director.
Jon Tipple, McCann London’s head of planning, has moved to sister branding agency FutureBrand as European chief strategy officer.
The company named Wayne Daniel as chief executive officer. Daniel, who joined MetLife Assurance in late 2011 as vice president, comes from Credit Suisse, where he was the managing director of Longevity Markets.
The advisory bank announced Run Kubick as a managing director. Prior to this, Kubick was a managing director at Morgan Stanley, and was previously employed with Barclays Capital.
The investment bank appointed Jeffrey Bunzel as a managing director of its Equity Capital Markets group and Head of Equity Capital Markets for the Americas. He will be based in New York.
LOOMIS, SAYLES & CO
The investment management company appointed John Trydahl as vice president to cover corporate plans in the midwest.Trydahl joins Loomis Sayles from J.P. Morgan where he was a client advisor.
The Canadian bank named Darrel Ho as executive director of Project Finance & Infrastructure, Corporate Credit Products of the U.S. Region. Ho last worked at GE Energy Financial Services in Stamford.