Moves & Changes – industry news

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

People

Emily Fox has been promoted to the role of creative director at London-based consultancy Lewis Moberly. She joins the consultancy’s management team and will work alongside executive creative director Mary Lewis.


Interiors brand Loaf has hired Neil Barley as chief operating officer. Barley will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the business, in addition to overseeing logistics and warehousing operations.


Amsterdam-based studio Rosie Lee has made four new appointments to its management team. Alexander Engzell joins as creative director; Luca Liboa as territory general manager; Lee Mayne as production manager and Alberto Lopez as account manager.


Consultancies

WPP-owned consultancy AKQA has acquired Danish digital consultancy Dis/play. The consultancy is based in Copenhagen and Aarhus, and its client list includes Amnesty International and Vestas. AKQA has also opened a new studio in Gothernburg, Sweden. Designed by Amos +Amos, the studio will house 50 employees, and will focus on AKQA’s international clients such as Volvo Cars.


Consultancy Fjord’s parent company Accenture Interactive has acquired Matter, a product design consultancy based in San Francisco, US.


Service design consultancy Engine has opened a new office in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). Engine director James Samperi has been made managing director of the new Dubai office.


Sheffield-based digital consultancy Quba has undergone a rebrand to coincide with its 17th birthday. The consultancy has a revealed a new logo, website and brand values as part of the rebrand.


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

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