You won’t find client wins or hires on the Econsultancy blog on a daily basis. It’s just not our thing. 

Sometimes however, it’s worthwhile taking stock.

The only option therefore is to present a digest of the most senior and significant job moves from the past week.

So that’s exactly what we’re starting to do every Friday morning; read on to check out who’s been poached and who’s moved on to pastures new.

Zynga has hired Barry Cottle, former EVP of Electronic Arts’ interactive division, marking this the third high-profile steal it’s made from the rival videogame maker over the past year.


Condé Nast
has promoted Albert Read to the newly created role of deputy managing director of Condé Nast Britain.


Lenovo
, the world’s second-largest PC manufacturer, has hired former Acer chief Gianfranco Lanci as part of a business reorganisation plan.


Bauer Media
has appointed Immediate Media’s Clare Chamberlain to lead its 100-strong ad team as sales director across its print and digital operations.


The Newspaper Marketing Agency
, the UK’s national newspaper trade body, has appointed former chief executive of Warc Rufus Olins as its chief executive.


Microsoft
has appointed Donna Hindson as trade marketing director for the UK’s Advertising & Online (A&O) division, replacing Nickie Smith who moved to the company’s international division last year.

AAR, the advertising intermediary, has appointed Jo Hagger to lead its digital pratice. Hagger was formerly chief integration officer and managing director of Glue Isobar.

Huffington Post has lost longtime CTO Paul Berry, who will be leaving his role at the news site (along with the unrelated departure of the site’s managing editor Nico Pitney) to launch a new publishing start-up called Rebel Mouse.


Dare
has hired former LBi executive creative director Laura Jordan-Bambach as a board-level creative director.

Steak has appointed Charly Dove as its new marketing and new business director.