Here is your essential round-up of all the PR stories, people news and account wins that have been announced over the past week.
PR consultancy Hills Balfour has been appointed agency of record for travel brands Travelbag and Netflights.com.
Cruise line Viking Cruises has appointed Cultural Communications to handle its UK PR. The agency will run a UK press office and support brand activations such as the company’s sponsorship of the upcoming V&A exhibition, Ocean Liners: Speed & Style.
SEEN Group has appointed British VOGUE’s former health and beauty director Nicola Moulton as its new creative director. She will also spearhead the group’s new creative development division Studio SEEN.
Public affairs and strategic comms specialist The Quiller Consultancy has announced that Jonathan Chandler will succeed Howell James as its CEO in October.
Blue Digital has appointed Araminta Hannah as its PR manager. She will be responsible for developing and managing the agency’s PR offering.
Integrated marketing agency HROC has recruited Penny Thorp as its new PR account manager, making this the agency’s fifth appointment in six months.
Software company GetBusy has appointed Walbrook PR to manage the financial comms and investor relations for its admission to the AIM stock exchange.
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- Pictured: SEEN Group’s Nicola Moulton (left) and Michelle Boon