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Industry Moves: Ofcom CTO; World Federation Of Advertisers; Starcom; Future

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Ofcom CTO: The media regular is choosing its competition group chairman Steve Unger — who led the recent pay-TV inquiry — as its new chief technology officer. He will advise its policy chiefs on current and future technologies. Via ERT Online.

World Federation of Advertisers The head of digital strategy at Dutch brewer Heineken Marco van Veen has been appointed the first chairman of the World Federation of Advertisers Digital Network. The WFA launched the digital committee in January 2008 and it counts Proctor & Gamble, Nokia (NYSE: NOK) and Orange among its members. From Revolution.

Starcom Media Group: The Publicis Groupe-owned agency has lost executive director Jim Marshall, who stands down from the firm after 20 years to launch his own media consultancy. He will consult Starcom on a part-time basis for six months. Via Media Week.

Future publisher: The special interest mag publisher has appointed former Emap exec Pat Eggington as group publisher of its consumer electronics titles, including What Video and Hi-fi Choice. From Media Week.