Price comparison site MySupermarket has hired former Experian Hitwise MD Daniel King as chief commercial officer. He has been appointed to drive growth in the UK as well as explore international expansion opportunities for both the price comparison site’s consumer-facing website and its business intelligence service. David Soskin, chairman of MySupermarket, said, “We see considerable further potential in our market, especially in the sales of continuous online market intelligence.”
Interactive agency R/GA London has appointed Nick Coronges as executive technical and strategy director, and promoted Lucio Rufo to design director. Coronges was head of technology at R/GA New York; Rufo was associate creative director.
Search agency Tamar has hired Ben Hayes as account director and Stuart McLennan as search executive. Hayes was previously MD of Net Egg while McLennan was online marketing manager for the Northumberland Tourist Board.
Digital agency Ruby has appointed Danielle Cairns as account manager, Jamie Chadwick as digital and direct planner, Anthea Goodrick as creative art director and Rose Lang as copywriter. Cairns was account manager at Start Creative, Chadwick was planner at Proximity London and Goodrick and Lang join from VCCP.
Integrated agency Touch DDB has appointed Scott Walker as deputy creative director and Andrew Godley as business director. Walker leaves the same role at Iris, while Godley previously held the same position at OgilvyOne.
Industry recruiter The Little Black Book Agency has hired Anna Shorrocks as senior consultant. She joins after a year’s maternity leave.
Interactive agency SapientNitro has appointed Mindshare’s chief strategy officer Kim Douglas as MD. He’ll report to Chris Clarke, who moved from New York to head SapientNitro’s London office last November.
Search marketing agency Tug has appointed Faye Farman as account director. She was Bigmouthmedia business development manager.
Digital agency Netcel has appointed Kourosh Tehrani as project manager and promoted James Scott to account director. Tehrani was previously European project manager at Syzygy and Scott was senior account manager.
Integrated agency Archibald Ingall Stretton has hired Ian Nutt as head of project management. He was project director at AKQA.
Technology ad sales network and publisher Net Communities has hired Darren Smith as account manager. He was senior account manager at AVForums.