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October 5, 2012


Mother co-founder Stef Calcraft has resigned from the agency group's boards and is selling his 25 per cent shareholding back to the company for £6 million, but remains in his role. Read more: http://bit.ly/PWMFlK

Account Moves

October 5, 2012


All Response Media-owned ARMignite has scooped the online media business for Exchange and Mart., the car trading publication. Read more: http://bit.ly/QzYHTd Sun Life Financial selects a new agency. Read more: http://bit.ly/SBP4W6

People

October 5, 2012


MediaCom has hired David Beale from Vizeum as its managing director of Direct MediaCom UK. Read more: http://bit.ly/PEusrD

Agencies

October 4, 2012


18 Feet & Rising has unveiled its first international venture by acquiring a stake in the Australian agency Colman Rasic. The Sydney shop is rebranding as 18 Feet & Rising. Read more: http://bit.ly/Pd6Sry

Account Moves

October 4, 2012


Virgin Holidays has appointed Lida to handle its £5 million direct marketing account. Read more: http://bit.ly/WpqN6e Unilever is set to reappoint Mindshare to its £550 million media planning and buying account in Western Europe after an intensive nine-month review process. …