Moves & Changes – industry news

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

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Morgan Holt is set to join retail and brand consultancy Fitch as chief strategy officer. Holt will join the consultancy’s London office from 4 September 2017.


Viv Griffiths has been appointed to head up brand consultancy Borne’s creative team. In his new role as creative director, he will oversee the expansion of the team from 10 employees to 20 over the next three years.


Sports brand consultancy Designwerk has appointed Bobby Hare as business development director. Hare was formerly partnerships director at media company SportsPro.


Consultancies

Output Group’s design studio Found has launched a room-scale virtual reality (VR) demonstration studio in Farringdon, London. The studio has been launched to help build the brand’s VR capabilities, and will initially showcase its latest VR experience Vanishing Act.


Brand consultancy BuroCreative has rebranded and renamed itself as Without to mark its 10th anniversary. The London-based studio, which has previously worked on the branding for companies such as Mexican restaurant chain Wahaca, was founded in 2006 by Phillip Koh and Roly Grant.


Global consultancy Infosys has acquired Brilliant Basics, a London-based product design and customer experience studio. The acquisition is expected to complete during the second quarter of the 2018 fiscal year.


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

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