ZURICH—Adecco, the human resource solutions provider, has named Stephan Howeg senior vice president for corporate communications and global marketing partnerships. He will be responsible for Adecco’s global public relations and internal communications as well as marketing partnerships, including sponsorships. Most recently, Howeg served as chief communications officer for cablecom, the leading Swiss cable operator. Earlier he was senior vice president responsible for corporate communications and investor relations for Ascom, an international telecommunications supplier.
LONDON—Jon Holmes, one of Britain’s best known sports agents, has formed Jon Holmes Media and has formed an alliance with Bell Pottinger Sports & Sponsorship. Holmes, who recently parted from SFX, the business he co-founded and built into one of the highest profile companies in the sports world, will work with other companies across the Bell Pottinger group. Jon Holmes Media is now representing some 70 well-known U.K. clients including Gary Lineker, Alan Hansen, Gabby Logan, David Gower, Nasser Hussain and Michael Atherton.
LONDON—Blanc & Otus has been selected by Nomad Digital, an independent provider of specialist mobile networks to support its public relations and industry analyst relations efforts. The Blanc & Otus U.K. office has been asked to build the Nomad Digital profile and support the firm’s sales efforts of its mobile wireless Internet services.