Digital People Moves Report – Autumn 2018


The start of autumn has seen continued investment into digital leadership appointments at the highest level. Please see our report on just some of the high profile moves which have taken place over the last few months, our Autumn Digital People Moves Report

To be clear, these are appointments that have taken place across the wider marketplace in the last few months.If you would like to discuss the digital talent market or you have digital hiring needs we can help with, do get in touch.


Allan Leighton, Joins Allbright and Simba as Chairman

Andy Smith x Debenhams, Joins JUST EAT as Head of Customer Marketing UK

Ash Roots x Dixons Carphone, Joins BT as MD Digital

Barnaby Dawe x Just Eat, Joins Pret a Manger as Chief Customer Officer

Benedetto Conversano x Jeronimo Martins, Joins Avon as Chief Digital and Information Officer

Craig Hazledine x GSK, Joins GE Healthcare as Global Head of Marketing Operations

Craig Wheeler x Scotts and Co., Joins Beate Uhse as Chief Digital Officer

Daniel Heaf x Burberry, Joins Nike as VP/GM Global Nike Direct Digital Commerce

David Boyle x Masterclass, Joins Harrods as Customer Insights Director

David Nefs x Paws, Joins Trouva Chief Growth Officer

Dr. Oliver Prill x Kreditech Holding, Joins Tide Banking as CEO

Gav Thompson x Yopa, Joins Boden as Chief Customer Officer

Hadi Moussa, Promoted to GM Northern Europe at Airbnb

Hans Helbig x Reckitt Benckiser, Joins Japanese Tobacco International as Digital Director – Reduced Risk Products

James Sturrock x Moonpig, Joins Eve Sleep as CEO

Jennifer Roebuck x REVL, Joins Feelunique as CMO

Jeremy Pee x Loblaw Digital, Joining M&S as Chief Digital & Data Officer

Joel Goldberg x Nike, Joins Wizz Air as Chief Digital Officer

John Lyttle x Primark, Joining Boohoo as CEO

Jonathan Zatland, Promoted to Managing Director at Eve Sleep

Julian Burnett x House of Fraser, Joins IBM as VP Retail Market Strategy

Katie Wadey x LV=, Joins Aviva as Group Customer Director

Kerris Bright x Virgin Media, Joined BBC as Chief Customer Officer

Oliver Ridley x Talmix, Joins Addison Lee as Head of Global Product Management

Olivier Van Calster x Talmix, Joined StockX as VP & GM Europe

Rafael Orta x Tesco, Joins MoneySupermarket as Chief Product Officer

Richard Bastin x Ratesetter, Joined Cashplus as CTO

Richard Chapple, Joins Gymshark as CMO from NED

Robin Phillips x Kurt Geiger, Joins The Watch Shop & The Watch Hut as CEO

Sharon Hegarty x Sky, Joins Virgin Media as Director of Marketing & Brand

Shaun Gregory x Exterion Media, Joins BTI Studios as CEO

Siobhan Fitzpatrick  x Maplin, Joined Virgin Atlantic as VP Digital & Distribution

Steve Dukes x Dollar Financial, Joins CommuterClub as CEO

Tom Bradley, Promoted to CEO at Oxford Capital Partners

William Rowe x Ovo Energy, Joins just3things as Chief Product & Technology Officer

Yann De Vries, Joins Lilium as VP Corporate Development