– Project Rubicon: On its seemingly neverending hiring spree, the ad network optimiser is adding former DrivePM/Microsoft (NSDQ: MSFT) advertising exec Fabien Magalon as director of publisher development in Paris.
— IPC Media: The mag publisher is naming former Vodafone (NYSE: VOD) social media consultant as its first head of social media, responsible for developing a social strategy across its titles. Via Journalism.co.uk.
— Edelman: The PR giant is naming Obama’s former new media advisor and TomorrowVentures strategist Michael Slaby as EVP and chair of its digital practice, succeeding Rick Murray, who was recently named president of Edelman Chicago. Via Mediapost.
— Financial Times: Former military and defence correspondent Peter Spiegel, who left to cover foreign policy and national security at WSJ last year, is returning be the FT’s Brussels bureau chief.