Digital People Moves Report, Q1 2016


Here is our report of recent digital leadership moves that have taken place across the consumer & technology space, both in the SME start-up world and established businesses. Evidence of lots of demand for digital leadership talent in this very hot marketplace that shows no sign of slowing.

These are not necessarily our placements to be clear, but a holistic view across the digital talent marketplace.

  • January 2016
  • Aneil Rakety x TheTrainline, Joins Informa Group
  • Carl Schieble x Moneygram, Joins Ennet as COO
  • Nick Mcauliffe x Shawbrook, Joins Wellesley as MD Fintech
  • Michel Koch x Maplin, Joins Time Inc as eCommerce Director
  • Chris Conway x Asda, Joins as Head of Online Trading
  • Iain Hildreth x theTrainline, Joins uSwitch as Marketing Director
  • Jalin Somayia x Property Partners, Joins Pockit as interim CMO
  • Derek White x Barclays Bank, Joins BBVA as Global Head of Customer Solutions
  • Adam Stewart x Vodafone, Joins Reckitt Benckiser as Chief Digital Officer
  • Darryl Bowman x Babylon Health/Wonga, Joins Funding Circle as Chief Marketing Officer
  • Laurent Le Moal x PayPal, Joins PayU as CEO
  • Ben Carter x NOTHS, Joins Just Eat as UK Marketing Director
  • Serge Acker x Ralph Lauren, Joins L’Oreal Consumer Europe as Chief Digital Officer
  • Kyle McGinn x M&S, Joins Facebook as Head of Product Management
  • Niall Wass x Uber, Joins Atomico as Entrepreneur in Residence
  • Andy Botha x Notonthehighstreet, Joins Zoopla as CFO
  • Hugh Fahy x Net-a-Porter, Joins Notonthehighstreet as CTO
  • Lea Hartkopf x TheTrainline, Joins Busuu as Head of Marketing
  • Gareth Griffiths x ASAP54, Joins Property Partner as VP Marketing
  • February 2016
  • Glen Drury x Kanuii, Joins Blippar as Chief Commercial Officer
  • Marieke Flament x, Joins Circle as MD Europe
  • Kevin McQuillan x, Joins Aviva as Director of Customer Experience
  • Filippo Gallignani x, Joins Delivery Hero as VP Performance Marketing
  • Harsh Mehta x, Joins BC Partners as Principal
  • Jo Benton x Gain Capital, Joins Saxo Capital as Head of Marketing and PR
  • Charles Davies x Blurp, Joins Stubhub as Director of International Marketing
  • Angela Pesta x Tesco, Joins eDreams ODIGEO as Senior Director, UX
  • Sandrine Desbarbieux x Avis, Joins Samsung Electronics as European VP Digital
  • David Kohn x Snow n Rock, Joins Heal’s as Customer and eCommerce Director
  • Martin Francis x House of Fraser, Joins WoolOvers as Chief Customer Officer
  • Christina Scott x Financial Times, Joins News UK as Chief Technology Officer
  • Pierre Woreczek x McDonalds, Joins Kingfisher as Chief Customer Officer
  • Matthew Lawson x, Joins Ribble Cycles as Chief Digital Officer
  • Jon Owen x Shop Direct, Joins Ribble Cycles as Chief Executive
  • Sam Diamond x Shopa, Joins Azimo as Head of Marketing
  • Jorg Asmussen x European Central Bank, Joins FundingCircle as Non-Executive Board
  • March 2016
  • Jonathon Brown x M&M Direct, Joins Photobox as COO
  • Ian Chambers x Game Digital, Joins MindCandy as CEO
  • Simon Trim x Sporting Solutions, Joins Sporting Index as CEO
  • Tony Macklin x Immediate Media Co., Joins Staff Finder as Chief Product Officer
  • Julian Elliot x Direct Line, Joins Dentsu Aegis Network as Chief Data Officer
  • Faisal Galaria x Alvarez & Marsal, Joins Octopus Ventures as Entreprenuer in Residence


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