Roberto Di Matteo sacked by Chelsea after Champions League defeat against Juventus.
BP seeks ‘more positive’ sentiment with return to advertising.
Google has promoted Alice Mansergh to its top European consumer marketing role, with her predecessor, Obi Felten, taking up a new job within the company’s US team.
DMGT executive Steve Auckland to be CEO of Local World.
Mondelez – the beverages and snacks business recently spun off from Kraft – has promoted its lead UK coffee marketer, Peter Seymour, to a position overseeing its chocolate brands, including Cadbury, across Europe.
Former Manchester United star goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar is returning to his first major club Ajax as marketing director.
MEC has appointed Ben Gordon to the role of head of new business and named Lucie Radford as its new business director.
Tony Regan steps down as Initiative chief strategy officer.
Starcom’s Jayne Stephens takes sponsorship role at ‘X Factor’ producer.
Britain’s second-biggest insurer on Tuesday named Mark Wilson, the former head of Asian rival AIA, as its new chief executive, filling a six-month vacancy left after investors forced out his predecessor.
Wilson will take over the top job at Aviva on January 1, the insurer said in a statement. He succeeds Andrew Moss, who quit in May amid shareholder discontent over the company’s persistently weak share price.
The Dutch insurer named a new chief financial officer to take over when the current CFO’s term expires next year. Darryl Button, a 43-year-old Canadian who is head of Aegon’s corporate financial center, will replace Jan Nooitgedagt.
PSIGMA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT
The company said it appointed Tina Wishart as compliance officer. She joins from Williams de Broë, where she was head of compliance.
AIA GROUP LTD
The pan-Asian life insurance group appointed Narongchai Akrasanee as an independent non-executive director of the company. He will also serve as a member of the risk committee and nomination committee.
The pan-emerging markets private equity investor said it promoted Adiba Anyaoku Ighodaro to partner.
PRUDENTIAL PROPERTY INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT (SINGAPORE) PTE LTD (PRUPIM)
The global real estate investment manager appointed Katsuhiro Ishikawa as the managing director to lead its business in Japan and hired James MacKinnon as head of asset management for PRUPIM Singapore.
The company also hired Sanghyuk Lee as associate director of its newly established office in South Korea.
STATE STREET CORP
The financial services company appointed Simone Vroegop to head consultant relations for Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Vroegop, who was previously vice president and head of business development for the company’s Global Services business in Netherlands, Belgium and the Nordic region, will be based in London.