People on the move including Domino's, IAS, Impossible Foods, Wunderman Thompson and more

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This week has seen another wave of appointments and departures at brands, media owners and agencies. The Drum has rounded up the key moves from the EMEA, APAC and North America regions below. This week includes moves from Dominos, Wunderman Thompson, BBC Creative, IAS and Impossible Foods.


Tony Holdway is leaving his role as sales and marketing director for Domino's UK to join the furniture retailer Dreams as chief marketing officer.

Wunderman Thompson

Toby Hoare has been named vice-chairman of the newly merged agency Wunderman Thompson. He was previously chief executive of J Walter Thompson Europe and chairman of JWT UK.

BBC Creative

BBC Creative has named Becca Pottinger as its creative director. She hails from Droga5, where she held the role of senior creative.

Way To Blue

Global integrated communications agency Way To Blue has hired Tanja Thomas as its managing director in Munich. Thomas will support the agency's expansion into the German market.


Digital experience agency Tangent has welcomed George Read to the company as its new business director. He will work alongside the newly formed senior management team to grow existing accounts as well as work on new business opportunities.

This Place

The digital strategy and design studio This Place has named Graham Fink as its chief creative officer. He most recently worked for Ogilvy China, where he was also chief creative officer.


Yolt has appointed Cristel Lee Leed as chief marketing officer. In the newly-created position, Leed will be responsible for leading the brand's growth in key global consumer markets.


Frame, the Glasgow-based creative communications agency, has announced Keli Mitchell and Stephen McCranor as its new joint managing directors.

Wunderman Thompson

Justin Peyton has joined newly formed WPP agency Wunderman Thompson from Publicis' Digitas as chief strategy and transformation officer for APAC.

Omnicom Media Group Singapore

Anita Yeong has been appointed commercial director of Omnicom Media Group Singapore. Jourdan Tan has been promoted to head of performance, which is a newly-created role.

Publicis Groupe Malaysia

Publicis Groupe Malaysia has hired Maureen Gomez as its chief talent officer to oversee the group's HR function. She joins from Publicis One, where she was chief talent officer.

Integral Ad Science (IAS)

Integral Ad Science (IAS) has appointed Tony Marlow as chief marketing officer. In his new role, he been tasked with driving its marketing and growth communication strategy.

Impossible Foods

Impossible Foods, the maker of the Impossible Burger, has shuttered its Los Angeles office, prompting its executive creative director, Sasha Markova, to leave the business.


The former chief marketing officer of Blue Box Toys, Trish Chuipek, has been hired by IPG Mediabrands' UM. She will be the company's first global chief client officer.

Allen & Gerritsen

Allen & Gerritsen has hired and promoted executives in the areas of strategy, public relations, analytics and finance. Jessica Ruscito joins as vice-president of strategy and engagement, Brenna Fitzgerald as senior vice president within its PR practice, Yeva Kulidzhanova as vice-president analytics, Nadia Steidel as vice-president of accounting and Eva Wasko as director of PR.


Marianne Pizzi has been made head of client services at Virtue, to oversee all account management and client relationships. She joins from 360i.

We Are Unlimited

Derek Green has been named executive creative director of We Are Unlimited. He will oversee its creative output.


Wavemaker has appointed Adam Puchalsky to the role of global head of Wavemaker Content. Puchalsky joins from UM where he was managing director of UM Studios, North America.

North 6th Agency (N6A)

North 6th Agency (N6A) has hired the former chief executive of Epsilon, Al Diguido, as its president and chief revenue officer.

Dutch Bros Coffee

Dutch Bros Coffee has hired its first chief marketing officer. He will oversee the brand's marketing and communications strategy.


22squared has expanded its creative department as Mara Evans and Bowen Mendelson both join as vice president and creative directors to lead creative on the SunTrust and Southeast Toyota accounts, respectively.


​The sports media publisher Wave has added former BuzzFeed chief revenue officer Andy Wiedlin to its executive team as chief business officer.

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