Loaded rescued by Katwoman ‘porn star’. Loaded, the original lad’s mag, is believed to have been snapped up from administrators by multi-millionaire businessman Paul Baxendale-Walker for an undisclosed sum.
UTV is kicking off plans to market Sport magazine globally, following the lead of sister radio station TalkSport.
Joanna Shields, vice-president and managing director of Facebook EMEA, and Daniel Ek, founder and chief executive of Spotify, are among the so-called ‘social media millionaires’ to feature in yesterday’s The Sunday Times Rich List 2012.
JWT London has appointed the creative team Bill Hartley and Giles Hepworth.
Lida has appointed Nathan Gainford as managing partner to oversee the agency’s new client, O2.
Chris Burggraeve, Anheuser-Busch InBev’s global chief marketing officer, has left the brewer and has been replaced by Asia-Pacific zone president Miguel Patricio.
The Outdoor Media Centre has announced the creation of a new board membership tier, recognising growth and innovation across the sector.
The Advertising Standards Authority has appointed Roisin Donnelly and Alan Bookbinder to its ASA Council, responsible for adjudicating on complaints about ads.
The bank appointed Suresh Kumar as its chief information officer, effective immediately.
CBOE HOLDINGS INC
The company is beefing up its self-policing team amid a Securities and Exchange Commission probe into its self-regulatory compliance, appointing Margaret Williams as deputy chief regulatory officer to oversee internal controls and surveillance.
Hans Joerg Schelling, a management consultant and former conservative member of parliament, was elected chairman of the troubled Austrian lender, in which the state just got a 43 percent stake.
The company’s CFO Oliver Baete will soon take on a regional operational role at Europe’s biggest insurer, potentially preparing him for the CEO post, a German newspaper reported on Friday.
BANCA MONTE DEI PASCHI DI SIENA
Italy’s No. 3 lender approved the appointment of former UniCredit boss Alessandro Profumo as the bank’s new chairman at its shareholder meeting on Friday.
The investment banking company appointed Harsh Kumar as its managing director. Kumar joins from Morgan Keegan in Memphis.
TRANSAMERICA EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
The marketing unit of Transamerica Life Insurance Co has appointed Domenic Salvato as vice-president of business development. Most recently, he served as a regional sales manager for Allstate Benefits.