Cadbury parts company with marketer Creighton after 35 years.
Justin Sampson, the former managing director of the Radio Advertising Bureau and director of customer relationship marketing at ITV, is joining the Broadcasters’ Audience Research Board as its chief executive, replacing Bjarne Thelin.
Publicis Chemistry’s managing director, Diane Charlton, and its chief executive, Joe Garton, have resigned, prompting a management restructure.
Nick Fox, the former chief client officer at DDB UK, and three of his former colleagues are launching an independent agency called Atomic London.
The agency start-up being launched by Richard Exon and Damon Collins, the former chief executive and executive creative director respectively of Rainey Kelly Campbell Roalfe/Y&R, opens its doors for business this week and will be called Joint.
Neil Jones, the former Carat managing director, has been appointed to the newly created role of group commercial and marketing director at Johnston Press.
Steve Atkinson joins mobile network AdMaxim.
Credit Suisse Group
The Swiss bank promoted John Cogan and Ahmad Masud to lead its power and utilities investment banking business, according to a memo sent to its staff.
The independent broker-dealer said it added five veteran advisers to its retirement planning division as the firm expands its presence in the market for retirees in the United States.
Advisers Matthew Haerr, Christine Soscia, Amir Arbabi, Peter Littlejohn and William Brown will work with institutional clients in areas of plan design, compliance and investment due diligence.
The business property insurer announced the promotions of four of its senior officers on Wednesday. It appointed Chris Johnson as senior vice president, Asia Pacific, while Ziad Tadmoury will be promoted to senior vice president, client service and sales.
Thierry Masurel will be named vice president, operations manager, Southern Europe and Roberta Butler will be promoted to senior vice president of marketing.