RBS poised to extend 6 Nations rugby sponsorship.
£3million man. Top Gear’s Jeremy Clarkson is the BBC’s biggest earner.
The Co-operative Bank is planning a marketing recruitment drive, as it prepares to announce its acquisition of 630 high-street branches from Lloyds Banking Group.
Nintendo hands UK marketing role to PR chief Shelly Pearce..
Barclays press ads apologise for Libor scandal.
Non-sponsors are understood to have taken the majority of the outdoor media sites within the vicinity of the Olympic venues since rules restricting them to Games sponsors were loosened in January.
Channel 4 unveils hard-hitting Paralympics campaign.
The British Army has promoted Katie Dulake to the position of marketing director, following the departure in April of Colin Cook.
Mecca Bingo hires former Morrisons marketer James Condon.
Now TV, BSkyB’s internet TV service that launches tomorrow, will offer customers a free 30-day trial when they sign up for the pay-as-you-watch tariff or the £15 monthly subscription.
The IPA’s Creative Pioneers Challenge, intended to bring young people into the creative and digital media sectors, has resulted in work opportunities and business support for 87 people.
Budweiser debuts first branded YouTube channel.
Marissa Mayer, Google’s vice-president of local, maps and location services, has left the search giant after 13 years to take the vacant role of Yahoo chief executive.
Damian Blackden, Omnicom Media Group’s digital leader in Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA), is set to leave the agency network after four years.
The France-based bank appointed Jean-Yves Fillion as chief executive for North American corporate and investment banking activities.
It also named Dominique Remy as head of BNP Paribas Fortis corporate and investment banking, in addition to his responsibilities as global head of structured finance.
The investment management company named Carl Tannenbaum as its chief economist. He succeeds Paul Kasriel who retired earlier this year.
MACQUARIE GROUP LTD
The company hired Jim Frawley to run its U.S. mergers and acquisitions business.
The Australian investment bank said Frawley will be a senior managing director as well as head of the U.S. M&A group. He is joining Macquarie from FBR & Co, where he led the firm’s M&A business and its New York office.
The company said James Stone has joined its investment banking platform, Cowen and Co, as managing director and head of financial sponsors coverage.
The investment management company hired former Goldman Sachs risk management specialist Irakli Odisharia as a director in its risk management team.
FRANKLIN TEMPLETON INVESTMENTS
The investment management company appointed Andrew Ashton and Dennis Rothe to oversee consultant relations and investment research for its international advisory services and North America advisory services divisions, respectively.
Adam Quaife will replace Ashton as senior director for Central and Eastern Europe and the Middle East.
The investment management group appointed Neal Jenkins as its head of sales – the Middle East, Central Asia and Africa.
Neal joins from Janus Capital Group Inc, where he was the London-based head of its Middle East and Africa business.
NATIONAL BANK OF KUWAIT
The bank has hired Josef Ackermann on its international advisory board. Ackermann was chairman and chief executive of Deutsche Bank.
BARING ASSET MANAGEMENT
The investment management firm appointed Mike Levy as senior investment manager in the Europe, the Middle East and Africa equity team.
Mike joins Barings from AllianceBernstein.
EXPONENT PRIVATE EQUITY
The private equity firm said Simon Davidson has been promoted to the partnership of the firm. Davidson has been at the firm since 2008.
The asset management arm of FNB International Wealth Management Holdings Ltd said Nick Lee will take over as director of portfolio management services later this month.
Nick Lee was the director of investment and fund management.
BROOKS MACDONALD ASSET MANAGEMENT
The company appointed three investment management directors to its London and Manchester teams. Richard Wayne and Mark Godwin join the London team, while Ben Roberts joins the team in Manchester.
Wayne was one of the founding partners of Vestra Wealth LLP, while Godwin was responsible for private client portfolios at City Asset Management. Godwin was private client manager at Brown Shipley Private Bank.