Industry Moves: Brandwatch, Press Association, Slicethepie

Brandwatch: The Brighton-based social media monitor has hired Ask Jeeves’ European ops director Bryan Tookey as COO. Via TechCrunch.

PA: The newswire has hired former IPC Media publisher Joanna Pieters as publishing director for its business information line-up, which includes TelecomFinance, MediaFinance and SatelliteFinance.

Slicethepie: The fan-funded music site is taking on former Espotting president Jonathan Bunis as COO and ex-BBCer Travis Baxter as a director on broadcasting strategy, Digital Music News reports.