Gardeners’ World magazine prepares scratch-and-sniff edition.
Xbox recruits Chelsea stars for Summer of Sport campaign.
Directories brand Yell is to be re-branded as ‘hibu’ and has parted company with group chief marketing officer Jenny Ashmore, who leaves without a job to go to after only seven months in the role.
Yahoo’s interim chief executive Ross Levinsohn has rejigged the company’s management team, naming Mollie Spilman, head of marketing for the Americas, as its new chief marketing officer.
British Airways has promoted Hamish McVey from brand and design manager to head of brands and engagement.
Hugh Baillie, Ogilvy & Mather’s chief executive, is stepping down from the helm at the agency without a job to go to.
Phil Lind, acting creative director at Channel 4, has been appointed to the position of creative director at ITV Creative following the departure of Chaka Sobhani.
WPP’s Ogilvy network has acquired a stake in Myanmar’s leading advertising agency Today Advertising as it looks to establish a presence in the market.
BARCLAYS CORPORATE & EMPLOYER SOLUTIONS (C&ES)
The division of Barclays appointed Katharine Photiou as head of workplace savings. Photiou joins from Mercer, where she was responsible for building its workplace savings solution.
The investment banking firm hired Lyndon Norley as a managing director and head of European restructuring & recapitalization investment banking, based in London. Norley joins from Greenberg Traurig Maher.
RBC CAPITAL MARKETS
The corporate and investment banking arm of Royal Bank of Canada named of James Edwardes Jones as managing director and research analyst covering pan-European consumer stocks.
The interdealer broker named Andy Coyne as Chief Executive Officer for its unit Traiana. Coyne joins from Citi, where he was head of FX prime and ecommerce product.
The wealth division of Royal Bank of Scotland Group named Gary Dugan as Chief Investment Officer (CIO) for Asia and the Middle East. Dugan joins from Emirates NBD.
The venture capital firm appointed Peter Keen as a partner specialising in medtech and life science investments.
The law firm said Sean Tai joined its corporate department in Shanghai as a partner. Tai previously worked with O’Melveny & Myers LLP.
HERMES REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT LIMITED
The firm appointed Gavin Murray and Matthew Chillingworth as Asset Managers. Murray joins from Land Securities, while Chillingworth joins from Jones Lang LaSalle.