Peter Mearns, the former Executive Director at the Northwest Development Agency, has been appointed chair of the Storyhouse in Chester.
Leeds internet safety company Smoothwall has hired Georg Ell as its chief executive officer.
Rob Weatherhead, the former operations director at Amplifi, has been appointed as Head of Agency at Fast Web Media.
Jameel Amini was Strategy Director at Amaze for six months to January 2018 and Head of Digital Strategy at Havas People from July 2015 to August 2017.
Clare Fallon has been appointed as Channel 4’s new North of England correspondent, working out of their bureau in Manchester.
Hotfoot Design has recruited 3 staff, including Ellie Pritchard, who earlier this year won Prolific North’s Young Digital Marketer of the Year award.
Former Newsnight deputy editor Liz Gibbons has been appointed as the new Editor of the Victoria Derbyshire programme.
Former Manchester United Foundation head of fundraising Russell Feingold has joined UKFast to head up the firm’s community initiatives.
The Market Creative has made two senior hires with the appointment of a marketing director and client services director.
Shoot The Moon has appointed 3 staff, including a social media manager.