— O2 cuts: Telefonica-owned O2 aims to cut its marketing team of 220 by 10 percent by the end of the month, according to Marketing Week.
— Publicis: Olivier Altmann has been appointed the ad group’s global creative director. He was previously the company’s Paris agency Publicis Conseil. Via Campaign.
— Independent News & Media: The Indy publisher has appointed Declan Carlyle deputy MD of its Irish newspaper business following the promotion of Joe Webb to division CEO. Former Irish MD Vincent Crowley was promoted to INM’s group COO earlier this week, prompting the corporate re-shuffle. Release.