Industry Moves: FT Video, Vevo Chiefs, HuffPo Blogs Editor, Deezer UK Boss


FT Video: Financial Times’ head of video, Richard Edgar, has left to join ITV (LSE: ITV) News’ new business team, alongside new business editor Laura Kuennsberg.

Huffington Post: The person who will coordinate UK blog submissions for Arianna is… former Mail Online,, and BBC news writer and section editor Jody Thompson, HuffPo UK’s new blogs editor.

Vevo: The music videos site is adding Jonathan Lewen as commercial director and Carat Global business director Christian Kimberley-Bowen as ad sales marketing director. It has staffed a three-person sales team. Via Marketing Week.

Deezer: The French music subscription service is launching in the UK with Mark Foster as local MD.

Everything Everywhere: Olaf Swantee has officially started as the CEO of the UK mobile operator, a JV between Orange and T-Mobile. One of the first changes is in the executive ranks, where Marc Allera joins from Three as the new chief sales officer, among several other arrivals and departures.

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