This week’s PR news in brief (19-23 June)

Here is a round-up of the essential PR stories, account and pitch wins and people news that have been announced over the last week.

Account wins

Australian financial comparison site has chosen Rooster PR to support its UK launch, following a competitive pitch.

UK sportsbook Sky Bet has appointed Who Wot Why as its creative partner for 2017/18, making it the London agency’s first fully retained client.

Greenbrook PR has been appointed to manage comms for the Sohn London Investment Conference.

Manchester agency marco/richards PR has been appointed as the retained agency for UK veterinary group The Vet.

People news

Adrian Simpson has joined Fitch Group as a director, with communications portfolio responsibility for the EMEA corporates group and Germany.

Communications consultancy Infinite Global has appointed Heather McMaster and Matthew Gilleard as account managers in its London office.

Farrer Kane has hired Catherine Barrett as its new account manager. Barrett joins the agency from reputation management agency Lansons.

Mergers and acquisitions

Marketing communications specialist Text100 is merging with consumer agency Lexis to enhance its consumer offering, making the agency’s London office its largest global location.

  • Pictured: Heather McMaster, Infinite Global account manager
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