Moves & Changes – industry news

A round-up of moves, changes and appointments in the design world.

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Equator has appointed Richard Carroll as its business development director at its London office. This is the second appointment to the business development team in the last month, following the addition of executive Stewart McTaggart.


Apple has reportedly hired Jeff Norris, a specialist in augmented reality from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in order to help develop future products, according to Bloomberg. Norris founded the Mission Operations Innovation office of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab, where he led efforts to create new ways to control spacecraft and robots in space using virtual (VR) and augmented reality (AR), according to his website.


Design and marketing consultancy Mobas has appointed Matt Meyer as non-executive chairman. Meyer will work with Mobas’ executive and management teams, led by Mobas founder Robin Bryant and joint managing director Peter Chaloner. The appointment comes after the Cambridge-based consultancy’s recent rebrand.


Consultancies

Interior design and architectural practice the G.A Group has announced the launch a branding division in its London office, which is called G.A Brand Design London (GABD). The consultancy says it is aiming to increase its presence within the luxury hospitality and private residential sectors.


UK packaging consultancy Touch, and US-based brand consultancy, Johnson and McGreevy (JAM) have formed a partnership. The two consultancies will focus together on both packaging and branding projects.


Sheffield and London-based consultancy We Are has rebranded as Born + Raised. The consultancy will retain all of its existing clients, including HSBC and Arco.


London-based digital consultancy Tommy has announced the opening of two new offices in Singapore and Los Angeles, US. The consultancy works with global brands including Paramount Pictures, Amazon Prime Video, Tesco Mobile and Sony Pictures Entertainment


Contact aimee.mclaughlin@centaurmedia.com if there have been any moves and changes at your consultancy.

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