The Gorkana Weekly Industry News Brief: 30 January to 5 February 2016
Pitch Wins Leading out-of-home advertising business, JCDecaux, has brought in Propeller PR to raise its UK profile and increase awareness of its data and digital offering. [...]
Suzy Ferguson Spirit Award names finalists
Six people have been shortlisted for this year’s Suzy Ferguson Spirit Award 2016, following a record number of nominations. Now in its third year, The Suzy Ferguson Spirit [...]
Unity offers a day’s free consultancy on 29 February
Unity has launched a Leap Day creative competition to offer a brand a full day of the entire agency’s time on 29 February. To win the competition, a brand, large or small, [...]
MRM hires JPES Partners’ Sophie Mayall
Financial services communications specialist MRM has hired Sophie Mayall as a consultant in its corporate and consumer team. Previously, Mayall was account manager at JPES [...]
London Press Club appoints four new directors
London Press Club has announced the appointment of four new directors: Cheryl Douglas, head of media research (UK/EU) and jobs at Gorkana; Adam Cannon, editorial legal [...]
CEWE UK hires Alfred
Alfred has been chosen to handle press office activity and comms advice by photo printing company CEWE UK. The agency is to help grow CEWE UK’s CEWE PHOTOBOOK and CEWE [...]
Flagship wins Royal Navy museum brief
The National Museum of the Royal Navy has appointed Flagship Consulting to provide a consumer PR campaign for Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, home to the HMS Victory and Mary [...]
Commonwealth Games England seeks brand partner
Commonwealth Games England (CGE) is offering the opportunity for a brand to become the lead partner for England’s Commonwealth Games team for the first time in its 85-year [...]
Hume Whitehead wins TruTravels brief
TruTravels, a specialist operator offering group experiences for backpackers and young travellers, has briefed travel specialist Hume Whitehead to handle its PR activity in [...]
JCDecaux appoints Propeller for UK PR brief
One of the UK’s largest outdoor advertising companies, JCDecaux, has brought in Propeller PR to raise its profile and awareness of its data and digital offering. After winning [...]
Man Bites Dog wins SME-focused accountancy brief
Accountancy firm Haines Watts has appointed Man Bites Dog to develop a long-term integrated comms and marketing programme focused on SME business owners. The consultancy [...]
Aspectus
Aspectus hires Mattison PR’s Julian Wadley
Aspectus has bolstered its financial services practice with the appointment of Mattison PR’s Julian Wadley as account director. Wadley will service [...]
Financial specialist Greentarget brings in duo
Financial services PR specialist Greentarget has hired Edelman’s Louise Hood and FleishmanHillard’s Matthew Thomas. As associate director, Hood will work [...]
tpr media promotes Artists Against TTIP
Artists Against TTIP, an organisation formed by UK actors and artists opposed to the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership between the EU and the US, has hired tpr [...]
Ryanair promotes O’Toole to head of IR
Ryanair has appointed Shane O’Toole as head of investor relations. He moves from his current role as an accountant in the airline’s finance team. O’Toole [...]
Seven Dials wins Charles Heidsieck brief
Seven Dials has won a UK consumer comms brief from premium French champagne brand Charles Heidsieck. The agency has boosted its luxury credentials with the appointment of Tash [...]
H+K London boosts data analytics offer
Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K) London has hired The Social Partners’ Vinay Chhana and Ebiquity’s Thomas Jackson to bolster its data capabilities. Chhana joins as a [...]
Vision Express briefs Launch PR
Vision Express UK has appointed brand PR agency Launch PR to help raise awareness of its range of glasses frames.  Launch PR has been briefed to create media experiences to [...]
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