This week’s PR News in Brief (5-9 June)

Here’s a round-up of the essential PR stories, features and events news that have broken over the last week (5-9 June 2017).

Pitch wins


The Shetland Distillery Company has appointed Garnish Communications to enhance the brand’s reach in the UK market.

Hudson Sandler is advising Polyus, Russia’s largest gold producer, on its upcoming flotation on the London Stock Exchange.

Beauty brand High Definition has appointed health and beauty specialist – and PR Week’s Consultancy of the Year – Pegasus to lead its UK consumer communications.

Short break provider Greatlittlebreaks has appointed Fleet Street Communications to implement a consumer PR campaign to help build the brand’s profile.

People news


Stature PR has appointed Tim West as its new business and digital director to lead the company’s new business operations and shape its digital content strategy.

PR and social media agency WPR Agency Ltd has appointed Graeme McKenzie, former Heineken and Bidvest head of marketing, as its new strategy and planning director.

Neil van Ginsburg has joined TVC Group as global sales director, with a brief to drive international new business opportunities across global brands.

Cheshire B2B PR consultancy Skout has appointed Celine Goodier in the newly created role of business development manager.

KPPR has been appointed the personal publicist for Channel 4 presenter, Danni Menzies.

Cision World Tour


A stellar line up of the industry’s leaders and influencers spoke to a packed audience of PR and comms professionals at the London leg of the Cision World Tour.

Communicators finally have the opportunity to prove how great they are to company executives, Telefónica UK‘s director of corporate affairs Nicola Green.

The Future Laboratory co-founder Chris Sanderson predicted a new era of PR creativity in his keynote speech at the Cision World Tour summit in London.

Scores of PR professionals took to Twitter to share their thoughts on the Cision World Tour event in London using #CisionWorldTour.

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