The BBC has confirmed that Chris Burns is to take up the role of head of local radio - a position based outside of London.
Endemol Shine North has appointed Michelle Chappell as its new creative director.
Manchester design agency, Absurd, has appointed Mark Carrington as program director.
Liverpool customer acquisition business The Lead Agency has appointed Chris Gawor, former agency sales director for Auto Trader UK, as its new head of agency partnerships.
Brand design consultancy Elmwood has appointed two new creative directors for its Leeds and London studios.
Manchester-based digital platform partner Regital has appointed Gareth Owen to the new role of Client Success Director.
Red C has hired 2 account directors, both of whom started their careers at the Salford Quays agency as work placements.
Red Production Company boss, Nicola Shindler is set to be named CEO of Studiocanal UK.
Glossop-based integrated marketing agency FIG has expanded its client services team with the appointment of a new account manager.
Steve White has been promoted to Managing Director at Manchester-based marketing agency Red C.