Peopleware: Content Industry Staffing News for the Week of January 16, 2012

Jan 16, 2012

Yell Ltd. appointed of Linda Kennedy as the company's new director of group human resources. Part of Kennedy's duties in this role will be leading organizational change and supporting the integration of Yell's global business. Kennedy joins Yell from her role as chief change officer at U.K. mobile operator Everything Everywhere Ltd., the joint venture between France Telecom Group's Orange U.K. and T-Mobile, owned by Deutsche Telekom AG and France Telecom. Kennedy previously held HR roles at Serco, Inc. and the Williams Lea Group.

The Audit Bureau of Circulations named Eric T. John as vice president of ABC Interactive (ABCi). John will manage the development of ABCi's products and services and be responsible for implementing strategies to promote the ABCi brand. John was most recently head of marketing at AdKnowledge, Inc., before which, he held senior-level marketing and product management positions at Nokia, Yahoo!, and Google's DoubleClick.