Employment solicitor Deborah Annets has been appointed Chief Executive of the Incorporated Society of Musicians. She succeeds Neil Hoyle who has moved with his family to Scotland.
QUAD, Derby’s new centre for art and film, currently under construction, has appointed Alfredo Cramerotti (pictured) as Exhibitions Officer. He moved to Derby from Bologna in Italy to join the QUAD team.
Ruth McMillan is the new Festival Administrator for the Aberdeen International Youth Festival. She comes from a background in TV production and artist management.
The new Chief Executive of the Phoenix in Leicester is Andy Whitman.
Anna Burns (pictured) has taken over from Joanne O’Hagan as Press Officer for the Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival. Prior to this, she was Gallery & Marketing Manager at Belfast Print Workshop & Gallery.
Mark Rees moves from Dumfries and Galloway College to become Education Manager for Hull Truck Theatre. He replaces Karen Dainty who is now at North Lincolnshire Education Authority.
TicketSolve has appointed Kieran Healey as UK Business Development Manager. Healey comes from theatre marketing, having previously held posts with lastminute.com, C venues, ediacom arts media and PLP New York.
Louise Rogers (pictured) has joined C venues, Edinburgh, as General Manager. Siva Zagel (pictured) becomes newly created Associate Producer, and has joined Jude Kelly’s Metal Culture in Liverpool as Programmer for the opening theatre season.
Marion Sinclair will be taking on the role of Chief Executive for Publishing Scotland. She will be replacing Lorraine Fannin, who will be retiring after 21 years with the industry body.
Tim Croall is the new Head of Marketing and Sales at Salisbury Playhouse. Most recently he has been working for Target Live/Guy Chapman Associates, and has previously held posts at Plymouth Theatre Royal, Swansea Grand Theatre and Qdos Entertainment.
Paul Cater is moving on from Blackbaud to take up a new post as a Senior Manager at Ticketmaster looking after training services in Europe.
Brad Mehldau, American jazz pianist and composer, will curate an annual four-concert jazz series at the Wigmore Hall as Jazz Series Artistic Director.
Moira Sinclair (pictured) has been appointed as Executive Director of Arts Council England, London. She was previously Director of Development and has been Interim Executive Director since December 2007.
The Bristol Old Vic has appointed new board members to join Dick Penny on its board of trustees. They are: Catherine Johnson (writer of Mamma Mia!), Patrick Malahide (stage and TV actor) and Laura Marshall (Icon Films and Bristol Media), Stephen Wray (Director of Culture & Leisure Bristol City Council) and Amy Belson (student).
Christopher Goodhart (pictured) joins the Board of Trustees at The Albany. He is currently European Managing Director, Arts & Cultural Division for Blackbaud Europe and was previously President, International Group for Tickets.com.
Bury St Edmunds Art Gallery has announced two new appointments. Liz Cooper will shortly take up the post of Craft Development Curator. She also manages the international textile exhibitions for the Knitting and Stitching Show and is Administration Manager for Studio Voltaire in London. John Appleyard, who runs a creative studio to support London agencies, is the gallery’s new Marketing Officer.