DMGT’S national and regional titles axe nearly 600 jobs.
WPP has appointed Deborah Kerr to oversee Team News, its new agency unit that launched to service the News International business.
Chris Lewis, the marketing director of Wells & Young’s Brewing Company, is leaving the brewer to set up his own marketing consultancy.
Vanessa Clifford, the head of press at Mindshare, is joining the national press marketing body, Newsworks, as its director of client services and strategy.
Breakdown service RAC has appointed former News International sales director John Orriss to head its marketing team.
Thomas Cook appoints chief executive Harriet Green, currently chief executive of Premier Farnell.
Virgin Media’s new celebrity frontman David Tennant has been “incredibly successful” for the brand, according to Nigel Gilbert, chief marketing officer.
JPMORGAN CHASE & CO
The bank has hired former U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement chief William McLucas to assist the firm in probes of its loss of at least $2 billion on credit derivatives trades, according to bank spokesman Joseph Evangelisti.
The investment banking firm named John Lawrence as a managing director and senior analyst. Previously, Lawrence was a managing director in specialty retail at Morgan Keegan.