Digital People Moves – Summer 2015


There’s been a significant amount of movement of board and functional Digital Leaders taking on new appointments across the corporate and start-up/SME world. Here is a snap-shot of Digital Leaders in our network who’ve made career moves in the last few months:

  • Jonathon Moore x Hailo joins Trainline as Chief Product Officer
  • Angus McCarey x Graze joins Captured as CEO
  • Barry Wyse x Alex&Alexa joins The Telegraph Media Group as Director of Commerce
  • Andrew Thomson x Pentland Brands joins as International Director
  • Chris Holyland x Boots joins PetsAtHome as eCommerce Director
  • Nick Ruotolo x VistaPrint joins OneFineStay as Chief Commercial Officer
  • Anita Rajeswaren x Wonga joins DrEd as Online Director
  • Mary Turner x Asos joins Koovs as CEO
  • Oliver Ridley x Thomas Cook joins MBA & Co as Head of Product
  • Adrienne Minster x Hibu joins Rated People as Chief Commercial Officer
  • Elisabeth Ling x AlexandAlexa joins Elsevier as SVP Analytics
  • Sandrine Deveaux x Harvey Nichols joins FarFetch as MD Store of the Future
  • Gail Rivett x BlinkBox joins FindMyPast as CMO
  • Mark Madden x Government DS joins House of Fraser as Director of Digital Products
  • Tim Patten x Morrisons joins Wyevale as Director of Multi-Channel
  • Arif Harbott x Bookers joins Ministry of Justice as Chief Digital Officer
  • Mike Bracken x Government DS joins The Co-Op as Chief Digital Officer
  • Chris Burke x Rated People joins VoucedFor as Chief Commercial Officer
  • Henri De Navacelle x British Am Tobacco joins HSBC Wealth & Retail as Head of Digital Commerce
  • Amee Chande x Tesco joins as UK Operations Ambassador
  • Jamie O’Shaughnessy x Skrill joins as Product Management (Video)
  • Frederic Argir x Toys R Us joins Barnes & Noble as Chief Digital Officer
  • Francois Coumau x Ebay joins Immediate Media as Group Managing Director
  • Kate Simon x Blinkbox joins Majestic Wine as MD New Ventures
  • Troy Warfield x Avis Budget Group joins British Airways as Director of Customer Experience
  • Tom Jenen x Google joins Polar as President
  • Jamie Cole x Consulting joins Mandarin Hotel Group as VP Digital & eCommerce
  • Gerard Greene x Yotel sets up Society as CEO & Founder
  • Neil Sansom x Moss Bross joins as CEO

If you know anyone you’d think should also be included in this quarterly review, then please get in touch with If you’re looking for a progressive move or fresh challenge then now is the time to get on the front foot as September, October and November are three of the best months to make that move. Happy to discuss why.

Equally if you are looking to make a key digital leadership hire in the coming months, or would like some related advice Autumn is an opportune time to appoint and we’d be happy to offer any advice and guidance.


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