– Hachette UK: The book publisher is hiring Lonely Planet’s innovation ecosystems manager Matthew Cashmore (pictured) as its first digital director, to drive e-book sales and other online opportunities. Currently, eight percent of its sales are e-books. Via NMA.
— Picklive: Noam Sohachevsky, the product head with the live sports betting startup and formerly with Mint Digital from which it was spun off, is spending some time in Israel, though he’s not leaving.
— Nokia: The handset maker is hiring Samsung’s former content head Nick Turner-Samuels as a senior programme manager, NMA says.
— Spreadshirt: The t-shirt design site’s CEO Jana Eggers is stepping down with no specific explanation, in what TechCrunch says is the ” difficult financial performance of the company”.