Industry Moves: Skype Marketer, Tom Coates,, Joost

Skype: The VOiP firm is adding game firm Mig33’s chief marketer Doug Bewsher as its own chief marketing officer, based in Luxembourg to “shepherd Skype’s viral technology marketing, advertising and digital strategy”. Via Marketing.

Tom Coates: The former BBC, Time (NYSE: TWX) Out and UpMyStreet product lead (pictured) is leaving Yahoo (NSDQ: YHOO) in San Francisco after four years. More at his blog. The site is seeking an editor for its Comment Is Free subsite, following Georgina Henry’s recent switch to run the publisher’s culture coverage.

Joost: The VOD operation’s ex CEO Matt Zelesko is joining semantic web company Inform in New York as chief technology officer. Release.