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Talent Tracker: Publicis, LinkedIn, InMobi, Forever Beta, Productsup and more

Mimi Turner has joined LinkedIn as Head of EMEA and LATAM for The B2B Institute. Mimi was previously Director of Strategy, Messaging and Research for the Liberal Democrats, and before that held various senior marketing roles positioning businesses like LADbible, talkSPORT and the Health Lottery for significant expansion.  

InMobi has announced that Philip Gale has joined its team, as Head of Agency Development, Europe. Most recently at Publicis Media, Gale was the Director of Programmatic Partnerships; he will report to Andy Powell, InMobi’s Vice President and Managing Director for EMEA. 

Publicis Groupe has announced the arrival of Sylvie Ouziel to lead the Groupe’s Shared Platforms. In this role, she will be responsible for: Re: Sources, Publicis’ 5000-strong global shared service backbone that builds consistency and synergies across the Groupe’s tools and systems, in support of its country-led model; Marcel, the proprietary AI-powered platform.

Agency Forever Beta has hired new team members across creative, strategy and client services. The new talent follows the agency acquiring new offices in Shoreditch. The new team members include: Mark Campion, joining Forever Beta as Creative Director, Senior Creative Stefania Esposito, Jessica Purchon Creative Copywriter, Max Sizeland and James Halladay complete the new forward-thinking creative team. David Craft joins the strategy team as Senior Strategist. Finally Account handling hires see May Reinholdsson joining as Account Manager from creative sports agency Dark Horses.

Tech protection brand, Tech21, has announced the official appointment of David Giblin as their new Chief Executive Officer. David takes the helm at Tech21 following the departure of Colin Woodward earlier in 2021. As part of his diverse role, David will oversee an exciting new chapter for the brand later this year as it embarks on a on a fully re-branded look and feel. 

Productsup, the leading commerce data integration company, has announced that CEO and Co-Founder Johannis Hatt will be moving into an advisory role as the company promotes Chief Revenue Officer and industry veteran Vincent Peters to Chief Executive Officer. The change will be effective October 1st. 

 IRIS Software Group (IRIS), one of the UK’s largest privately-held software companies, has today announced that Ross Tracey has been appointed as the Managing Director for its Human Capital Management (HCM) division.

Veritas Technologies has announced that Brian Hamel has joined the company as executive vice president of Worldwide Field Operations. Brian started his career at IBM as an enterprise account manager and over a 30-year career held Infrastructure leadership positions in the U.S., Asia, and Europe. More recently, Brian spent approximately five years at Oracle as Senior Vice President, Cloud Business Group. 

Bristol-based service design and UX specialist Mace & Menter has made four key appointments to its team. The new appointments include former Defra and Portuguese Government service designers, as well as a design director who has led projects for the National Trust, and the NSPCC. The company has worked with organisations including NHS, NHS Digital, Cabinet Office, DCMS, Policy Lab and Scope to help improve the way people experience their services.

Global communications agency Aspectus Group has today announced the appointment of Ellie Hyman as Account Manager to its London financial services team, with a view to expanding on the agency’s existing portfolio of clients in the sustainable finance, impact investing and ESG space.

Deepcrawl, the SaaS technical SEO platform, has announced the appointment of Craig Dunham as its new Chief Executive Officer. Dunham, who joined the business as Chief Operating Officer earlier this year with a track record of growing SaaS companies at scale, will assume responsibilities from co-founder Michal Magdziarz, who will step into a new role as President and Chief Architect to apply his technical expertise and drive further product innovation for the business.