Some of the latest hirings and exits in brief from the world of digital media and entertainment…
– Blyk: The mobile messaging advertising firm’s co-founder Antti Åhrling is leaving to work on new opportunities. Eric Kip remains CEO. Latterly, Åhrling had built out Blyk in India, where it claims three million opt-in users.
– Jo Twist: Channel 4′s education commissioner is leaving in January to join the Association for UK Interactive Entertainment (UKIE) as CEO. Release.
– Associated Press: AP EMEA sales director Markus Ickstadt is becoming German managing director but will retain his sales role. Ickstadt joined AP in 1997. Via release.