City Moves for 5 July 2017 - who's switching jobs at Jellyfish, Oanda and Chelsea Apps Factory

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Today's City Moves cover digital, broking and enterprise mobile. Take a look at these movers and shakers:

Jellyfish

Diageo’s head of programmatic, Gawain Owen, is set to join independent digital agency Jellyfish as digital strategy director on 1 August. With over 15 years of industry experience, Gawain is widely recognised as a digital industry expert and thought leader in programmatic. His ability to understand the consumer and how they engage with media have led to his proven track record in achieving business goals. Prior to Diageo, Gawain held the title of programmatic media manager at Nestle. As digital strategy director at Jellyfish, Gawain will work across the agency’s digital base, guiding businesses as they continue to transform for the digital age. The role will incorporate strategic digital support and digital consultancy, as well as guidance on how clients can best tool up to ensure they are well equipped to achieve their business goals in a digital world.

Oanda

A global leader in online multi-asset trading services, Oanda is pleased to announce David Hodge has joined the firm as chief executive officer of Europe and the Middle East and chief marketing officer, based in London. A 15-year industry veteran who has worked with several world-class brokers, he will be responsible for driving Oanda’s continued growth across the region, as well as spearheading the company’s marketing efforts worldwide. Hodge’s appointment further demonstrates Oanda’s ongoing commitment to EMEA, in particular the key markets of Germany, Eastern Europe and the UK. Having spent 15 years facilitating profitability, long-term growth and digital transformation with some of the world’s leading brokerage firms, he brings with him a wealth of experience that spans not only marketing but also the industry as a whole. David holds a BA (Hons) in Geography from the University of Portsmouth and an MSc in Marketing and Management from Cranfield University.

Chelsea Apps Factory

Enterprise mobility specialist, Chelsea Apps Factory, today announced that KPMG chief investment officer, Edel McGrath, will be joining the company as chief operating officer from September. Edel has worked for KPMG for 28 years, the last four as CIO for the UK firm. As CIO, Edel transformed the IT function, improving the way services are delivered through implementing models to facilitate the introduction of new technologies such as cloud, mobility and RPA. She has a wealth of experience in exceptional service delivery, leading change programmes, and complex outsourcing and offshoring. Chelsea Apps Factory was launched in 2010 as a mobile-first company to help firms innovate and gain sustainable value from mobile.

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