Industry Moves: Ministry Of Sound,, Moreth>n, eBay, MediaCity UK

Ministry Of Sound: So often a digital leader, the dance music brand has lost internet and innovation head Rudy Tambala (pictured) and mobile head Patrick Hagenaar, NMA says. Tambala has switched to consultancy, Hagenaar has joined the Marvellous mobile agency. MosTV head Assia Grazioli-Venier left last year. The Windsor-based dating site facilitator has lured’s finance director Darren Damiano to the same post and’s UK marketing manager Katie Mowe to be its consumer marketing and PR manager. Mowe’s tasks include branding for, and Release.

Moreth>n: The insurer is adding rival’s e-commerce marketer Ian Hood as its e-business head, charged with driving web income. Via BrandRepublic.

eBay Continuing its European expansion, eBay (NSDQ: EBAY) has hired Titan Outdoor’s head of sales Rob Bassett as head of “integrated partnerships”. His job is to secure ad partnerships and make sure brand campaigns are integrated into the eBay platform — a role he carried out previously at Associated Northcliffe Digital. From Marketing.

MediaCityUK: Peel Media, the company behind Salford’s forthcoming new media and broadcasting centre MediaCityUK, has appointed Paul Clennell as the project’s chief technology officer. He’s currently programme director at Red Bee media and will play a hand in the transition of five BBC departments, including Future Media & Technology, to the centre by 2011. Via How-do.

The JV posted its fourth consecutive quarter earnings decline in July, a loss of