Mark Carney named as new Bank of England Governor.
EU-IMF agrees deal to cut Greek debt by €40bn.
Live pigs ‘blasted with explosives and monkeys infected with anthrax during cruel experiments’.
Female porn stars have higher self-esteem and better quality of life than other women, according to new study.
Air New Zealand jumps on Hobbit mania with ‘flying billboard’.
MEC Global Solutions has hired former data planning director at Billington Cartmel Ben Cockrell as data strategist and group account director.
VisitBritain has promoted Joss Croft to director of marketing to drive the UK’s global profile and build on the success of 2012.
Nokia hands head of consumer marketing role to Adam Johnson.
Gerry Boyle is preparing to step down from his role as chief executive of ZenithOptimedia, the agency he joined more than 13 years ago.
Molson Coors’ marketing director, Chris McDonough, is leaving the brewer at the end of the year following a restructure of the business across Europe.
Johnston Press, the regional newspaper publisher of The Scotsman and the Yorkshire Post, has appointed BBC digital marketer Lucy Sinclair to the new role of group audience development and marketing director.
Arla Foods has appointed Ash Amirahmadi as its first marketing director with overarching responsibility for its portfolio of dairy brands, including Cravendale, Anchor and Lurpak.
Theinvestment firm appointed Paul Solway as managing director and regional head of equity finance for Asia Pacific. Solway will be based in Hong Kong. He had worked at Macquarie Bank, HSBC Securities and Nomura International.
BAIRD INVESTMENT BANKING
Baird hired Satoshi Matsumoto as a managing director and director of Japan mergers & acquisitions. Matsumoto was a managing director and head of consumer and retail at Barclays Capital in Tokyo.
NUVEEN ASSET MANAGEMENT
The money manager hired Bob Doll as chief equity strategist and senior portfolio manager, just a week after Doll announced he was retiring from a similar role at rival BlackRock.
ABU DHABI INVESTMENT AUTHORITY
ADIA, one of the world’s biggest sovereign wealth funds, confirmed that the global head of its infrastructure investments group had left the fund for personal reasons.
Chris Koski joined ADIA in 2007 from the Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board to set up its infrastructure team, and became the go-to person for bankers and funds pitching infrastructure-related investments to the Abu Dhabi fund, sources familiar with the matter said.
ECU GROUP PLC
The asset manager named Antony John as chief executive. John was the CEO of BNP Paribas FundQuest.
ECU also named Jan Pilkington-Miksa as executive director of corporate development and George Robb non-executive chairman. Miksa was the chairman and co-founder of Ferghana Partners Group. Robb was the CEO of Aberdeen Asset Management.