Today's City Moves cover marketing, legal eagles and wine. Take a look at these movers and shakers:
Direct Line for Business
Direct Line for Business has appointed Claire Sadler as marketing director. Claire brings extensive senior marketing and leadership experience to the company having worked agency side and client-side for some of the world’s most recognisable brands including BT, EE, Mars and Shell. Claire joins Direct Line for Business from BT where she held the position of group brand director, and was responsible for brand marketing and guardianship across the BT Group brands – BT, EE and Plusnet. Prior to this she was responsible for establishing BT’s B2B brand and marketing strategy, overseeing all elements of planning, creative development and delivery. She has an in-depth knowledge of data and analytics having previously held the position of director marketing, data and insight at BT. Claire also led digital transformation programmes within BT, including implementing Adobe Campaign Manager and Adobe Audience Manager to drive omni-channel trading and service improvements for the SME market.
Cleveland & Co
Cleveland & Co, the financial services focused law firm, has appointed Alejandro Alemany as a director. Prior to his appointment, Alejandro had been a solicitor at Legal & General Investment Management, one of Europe’s largest asset managers, where he worked for four years. He has previously worked at financial institutions such as Goldman Sachs and Societe Generale. Alejandro, a dual qualified lawyer, brings over 13 years’ experience in the financial services industry. He has a thorough understanding of compliance and legal cultures in different jurisdictions having advised on multiple cross-border transactions. At Legal & General Investment Management, Alejandro advised on securities lending, repurchase transactions, and pension and investment funds . Previously, Alejandro has worked on trading agreements, pension schemes, and investment funds for Goldman Sachs.
Berry Bros & Rudd
Berry Bros & Rudd, Britain’s oldest wine and spirits merchant has announced the appointment of Emma Fox and Matthew [Matt] Wright to its board of directors. Emma was recently appointed to the role of CEO at The Original Factory Shop following four years as commercial director at Halfords. She has considerable experience in the wine and spirits industry having worked for 10 years at Bass Brewers and 11 years at Asda Walmart before moving to Halfords. Matt joins the board after 20 years with executive search firm Russell Reynolds, where he held the roles of CEO, president and board member. During his 20-years at Russell Reynolds, Matt helped to shift the focus of the geographical focus of the business.
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