Two trade veterans have emerged in excessive profile media roles: Stewart Easterbrook, former boss of Starcom MediaVest within the UK is the brand new chairman of Out of House specialist Talon whereas Nick Manning, the Manning in Manning Gottlieb Media, nonetheless an enormous a part of OMG within the UK, is the brand new chairman of Media and Advertising and marketing Compliance.
Easterbrook was chairman of information and analytics agency MiQ from 2014 to 2022 and is chairman of BrainLab Group. He labored for Publicis Groupe for 17 years together with 5 years as CEO of Starcom.
Easterbook (left) says: “Talon is an unbelievable enterprise that’s reshaping the OOH trade – in a brief span of 10 years it has achieved nice heights by way of funding, international growth in addition to technological development, which is clear in its collaborations with iconic manufacturers and media companies. I’m thrilled to be on the board and dealing with an distinctive group to spearhead Talon’s ongoing improvement and development.” Talon group CEO is Barry Cupples.
Manning is becoming a member of consultancy Media and Advertising and marketing Compliance as non-exec chairman. MMC was shaped by former Agency Choices boss Stephen Broderick. Manning, the founding father of Encyclomedia Worldwide, is a trenchant critic of many digital-based media antics.
Broderick says: “We’re delighted that Nick has agreed to affix MMC as he continues to be on the forefront of the media transparency debate. His expertise will assist MMC proceed to adapt and develop our providers, making certain that our shoppers are protected in an trade that feels prefer it adjustments every day.”
Manning (left) says: “As advertising turns into more and more complicated, advertisers want specialists to information them to probably the most applicable phrases with their business companions after which require robust governance of contract supply. In solely three years MMC has established a powerful place in its market, and I stay up for serving to the corporate consolidate and increase its providers.”