Jonny Whitehead, head of digital planning & innovation at Carat Manchester, is moving to Australia to take up a new role with global communications agency OMD. The 29-year-old, originally from Bramhall, will be taking up the position of interactive director, based at OMD's Sydney office.
The Engine Room Design in Huddersfield has hired Lesley Gulliver as brand strategy director. Gulliver joins from What Could Be and has previously worked for Onbrand, ZOO Digital Group and her own company, Lesley Gulliver Associates.
Bespoke Internet in Preston has appointed a head of digital and senior web developer as it seeks to “expand service offerings across the UK.”
Gary Bennion has been named head of digital. He previously managed digital strategy and online marketing for office and business supplies firm, Direct365.
Digital agency Bloom has made two senior appointments with the hiring of former Ebuyer managing director Dave Wood as commercial director and Nathan Lane, formerly head of Bell Pottinger’s Leeds office, as its head of 'earned media'.
Merseyside-based tea maker Typhoo has appointed Jeremy Coles as its new marketing director. Coles joins from Dairy Crest, where he had been interim head of marketing in its butters, spreads and margarines department.
Beattie Communications has added two new staff to its Leeds team. The PR agency, which also has a Manchester office, has appointed Michael Sargood and Matthew Fraser as account manager and PR assistant in two newly created roles.