The Mission acquires medical comms consultancy RJW & Partners

The Mission Marketing Group has acquired RJW & Partners, a company which provides consultancy services to the pharmaceutical and medical devices industry. RJW will operate as part of Mission Healthcare, adding new global market access capability to The Mission’s existing skills in medical communications. David Morgan, executive chairman of The Mission, said: “I am delighted to welcome RJW […]

MPC Capital and LexisNexis Risk Solutions retain Montieth & Company

Montieth & Company has been retained by asset and investment manager MPC Capital and LexisNexis Risk Solutions.   The consultancy will provide media relations and strategic communications for both clients. Montieth & Company offers a suite of strategy, media, and content services and solutions across a wide range of industry sectors. It says cross-border PR mandates are one of its […]

FleishmanHillard Fishburn promotes Steph Bailey to MD

FleishmanHillard Fishburn  has promoted Steph Bailey to MD and hired another senior director and partner, Michael Hartt. Bailey is now the managing director of the firm’s corporate practice in London, while Hartt will lead its portfolio of geopolitical clients in London. Jim Donaldson, CEO of FleishmanHillard in London, said: “We’re so proud of the stunning […]

MSLGROUP consultancies CNC and JKL combine operations

MSLGROUP’s CNC and JKL are set to combine operations as they look to better service global clients on business critical issues, transformation and the protection of reputation. CNC and JKL will have a combined global team of around 200 people and 13 offices in nine countries. The organisation will operate under a single global P&L […]

PLMR acquires boutique comms agency Mango Marketing

PLMR is strengthening its digital, PR and marketing offering by acquiring boutique PR and marketing agency Mango Marketing. Mango Marketing and its team have moved to PLMR’s headquarters in Westminster this week. Sue Murray and Rachel Womack, Mango’s joint managing directors, will join PLMR’s board and continue to run the Mango business day to day. Mango […]

Ogilvy PR’s Adam Powell joins Fourtold as MD

Fourtold has appointed Adam Powell as MD with a brief to drive UK growth and build on the consultancy’s rapid expansion in Brussels. Powell was formerly head of corporate and public affairs at Ogilvy PR. He was also previously a partner at Bell Pottinger, principal press officer at the CBI and a local and national […]

GK Strategy and sister agency onefourzero hire Justin Ash as chairman

GK Strategy and sister agency onefourzero have appointed Oasis Dental Care’s Justin Ash as its new chairman. Current CEO Emily Wallace and onefourzero MD Fleur Hicks will continue to lead GK Strategy. The appointment comes after a strong financial year for GK and onefourzero, which saw the businesses grow by 20% year-on-year – for the seventh consecutive year […]

Ultimate Products appoints Powerscourt

Ultimate Products, the owner, manager, designer and developer of a range of value-focused consumer goods brands, has appointed Powerscourt as its UK financial and corporate PR agency. Rob Greening, the agency’s co-head of consumer industries, will lead the Powerscourt team with support from Nick Brown and Nick Dibden. The company, which floated on the main […]

Chameleon undergoes management buyout

Chameleon’s founder, Helen Holland, has sold the PR firm she founded in 1998 to CEO Tom Berry and MD Tom Buttle. Holland, who most recently served as chair of the company, will remain with Chameleon for six months in a consultancy role. Together, the trio have overseen three years of record growth for the agency […]