Moves & changes – industry news

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


Brand consultancy Interbrand has appointed Donna West as creative director of its London office. West joins from Bulletproof, where she was associate creative director.

Interior design consultancy G.A Group has announced its new senior management team structure. Jonathan Aeberhard has been appointed to the newly created role of CEO. Meanwhile, Terry McGinnity, formerly managing director of G.A Design London, will move to the new role of global executive design director, and Edward Davies has been promoted to replace McGinnity as managing director.

Paul Bailey has joined London-based consultancy We Launch as its strategy director. Bailey joins from independent consultancy 1977 Design, which he founded in 2002 and has run for the last 15 years.

Creative software developer Foundry has appointed Craig Rodgerson as its new CEO. Current CEO Alex Mahon has moved to the role of non-executive deputy chairman, and will continue play a role in the strategic direction of the business.

Brand consultancy PB Creative has promoted Lloyd Moffat to the role of creative director. Anna Amos also joins the consultancy as client services director.

WPP-owned consultancy SET has promoted Alasdair Lloyd-Jones from president and chief strategy officer to CEO. It has also appointed Lori DeBortoli to managing director of its Portland and Los Angeles offices.


Manchester-based studio The Neighbourhood is set to close after 11 years of business. The decision has been made by founders Ben Davies and Jon Humphreys due to personal health reasons. The studio will continue to trade as normal until March 2018.

Brand consultancy Hornall Anderson UK has rebranded as OurCreative, following its split from Hornall Anderson USA earlier this year. The consultancy remains part of the overall Omnicon Group.

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