Paul Deighton, chief executive of the Organising Committee of the London 2012 Olympics, has appointed fellow former Goldman Sachs executive Sue Hunt, as director of strategy and programme management. Financial Times

Hunt was at the investment bank for 20 years, most recently as managing director and chief financial officer of the European special situations group.

Deighton has also recruited Martin Green, who was part of the team that launched the O2 dome.

Mike Gibbons, who led the live events department at the BBC, including Proms in the Park and Live 8, has been appointed as head of live sites. Ty Speer, who was with the Melbourne Commonwealth Games and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, is client services director.