Rebekah Brooks’s News International severance deal worth ‘about £7m’. Payoff package for the former News International executive is far in excess of the £1.7m speculated on after her departure.
Starbucks doesn’t pay a bean in UK tax: Coffee chain avoids big bills by declaring loss after loss.
Morrisons axes Flintoff from ads to highlight mums’ role.
MPs’ pay could climb by 40 per cent to £92,000 under pensions review.
Unilever has recruited former Premier Foods group marketer Jon Goldstone to oversee the company’s food and ice-cream category in the UK and Ireland.
Marissa Mayer, Yahoo’s new chief executive, has lured Henrique de Castro away from Google, her former employer, to be chief operating officer.
Sarah Owen, Channel 4’s head of marketing, is leaving the commercial broadcaster after five years and will be replaced by James Walker, who has been carrying out the role in an acting capacity.
Sony has unveiled a new-look team of marketers, with head of marketing for Europe Gildas Pelliet at the helm. Pelliet was formerly Sony UK and Ireland managing director.
London & Partners, the promotional agency for the capital, has split its senior marketing role into two as part of a restructure that will see Martine Ainsworth-Wells leave the organisation.
Trinity Mirror is merging its nationals and regionals divisions, resulting in the departures of Georgina Harvey, regionals managing director and Nick Fullagar, director of communications.
DYNASTY FINANCIAL PARTNERS
The wealth management company said Travis Tucker, Don Brusca and Stacy Bazylinski joined Risk Paradigm Group LLC, one of its independent advisory practices in the Boston area. All of them have worked at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management.
BANK OF AMERICA MERRILL LYNCH
The bank named Wadih Boueiz and Hakim Karoui as co-heads for its corporate and investment banking business in the Middle East and North Africa. It appointed Aukse Jurkute and Roman Zilber as co-heads of corporate & investment banking for Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) on Friday.
The company named Ron Trichon as head of equities generalist sales for the Americas. Trichon will be based in New York. Trichon previously worked at Goldman Sachs.
Aviva Investors appointed Benjamin Aiken as head of business development, Asia Pacific Real Estate. Aiken previously worked at Macquarie Capital.
SOCIETE GENERALE SA
The bank named Pascal Lambert as chief country officer for Singapore and head of Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking for the South East Asia region, effective Oct. 9. Lambert was previously regional chief operating officer for Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking in Asia Pacific.
ROWAN DARTINGTON & Co Ltd
The firm named David Smith as head of its new branch in Cheltenham. Smith previously worked at Coutts & Co.
Allianz Global Investors named Andy Wiggins as head of institutional business in the UK. Wiggins previously worked at Threadneedle Investments.
AXA PRIVATE EQUITY
The private equity investment arm of the French insurer added Benoit Verbrugghe as a member of its four-member executive board. Verbrugghe heads the firm’s New York office.
CLARION PARTNERS LLC
The U.S. real estate investment manager appointed Gwynne Murphy as a director. Murphy would be responsible for key investor relationships at the company. She previously worked as a director at Aetos Capital.