City Moves for 22 October – Who’s switching jobs at Acin, Publicis Groupe and Gfinity?
Today’s City Moves includes Acin, Publicis Groupe and Gfinity
Acin, the data standards firm for non-financial risk and controls, has appointed Paul Norris as head of product of its asset management division. Paul will join Acin’s growing product team and be responsible for the development and delivery of Acin’s offering for the asset management sector. Paul Norris has over 20 years’ experience in the asset management industry and has been intimately involved in the design, implementation and ongoing governance of operational risk frameworks for the last decade. He joins from UBS Asset Management, where he was managing director and senior business manager for the investment solutions business, responsible for the day-to-day running of financial, human resources, IT, operational risk, audit and platform logistics. In his role at Acin, Paul will be responsible for leading on all aspects of Acin’s asset management offering, including product development and governance, and client on-boarding.
Advertising firm Publicis Groupe UK has appointed Clare Donald as its new chief production officer. Clare has over 25 years’ experience in production and film. She joins Publicis from Unreasonable Studios where she was global managing director, and ran seven offices across six countries worldwide. Prior to that, Clare worked at Google Creative Lab as head of operations of its Europe, the Middle East and Africa arm, before moving to Ogilvy London as its chief production officer. In her new role at Publicis, Clare will oversee production and delivery of best-in-class marketing for all UK clients. The heads of production of individual Publicis Groupe UK agencies — including Saatchi & Saatchi, Leo Burnett and Publicis Poke — will report to Clare.
World-leading e-sports solutions provider Gfinity have announced the appointment of Graham Wallace as its new chief executive officer (CEO). Graham will take the new role from his current position as the company’s chief operating officer (COO). In his new role, Graham will be responsible for leading the business on a day-to-day basis and delivering Gfinity’s three-year strategic plan. Garry Cook, executive chairman of Gfinity commented on Graham’s appointment: “In light of [Gfinity’s] solid progress, now is the right moment to refocus our senior management team. Our new CEO Graham has extensive experience in a number of related industries and over the last 12 months as Global COO has demonstrated the qualities required to lead and accelerate the performance of the company.”