Alex MacLaverty
Hotwire promotes Alex MacLaverty to global COO
Consumer and corporate PR agency Hotwire has promoted Alex MacLaverty from EMEA and ANZ managing director to global chief operating officer.   She will report to Barbara [...]
Ruth Allchurch, Cirkle MD
Chivas Brothers awards global PR brief to Cirkle
Chivas Brothers, the whisky and gin business from Pernod Ricard, has appointed Cirkle to drive fame for its Scotch whisky brand, Royal Salute, ahead of a festive gift pack [...]
Brands2Life wins Moonpig PR and social media brief
Brands2Life has landed the consumer PR and social brief for personalised card and gift retailer Moonpig following a competitive pitch.   The agency’s remit is to drive broader [...]
Virgin Trains appoints Kaper for PR and social media
Virgin Trains has appointed Kaper to handle its PR and social media work following a competitive pitch consolidating the briefs into one agency for the first time. Virgin [...]
Gong signs up for B Corp status
B2B agency Gong Communications has joined the growing global collection of B Corporations, which have met “rigorous standards” of social and environmental [...]
Tin Man wins Old Pulteney whisky brief
Single malt Scotch whisky Old Pulteney has appointed Tin Man as its new consumer PR agency following a competitive pitch. Tin Man, which recently won Marketing Agency of the [...]
Cannes 2017: PR Lions round-up
Here are our highlights from the 64th Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity which is taking place this week. PR enjoys new rules boost For the first time, the Cannes Lions [...]
Weber Shandwick partners with Tavistock to “disrupt financial PR”
Weber Shandwick and financial comms firm Tavistock have signed a strategic partnership to “disrupt the financial PR market”. Tavistock and Weber Shandwick London’s corporate, [...]
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 [...]
Big Partnership in £600,000 new business boost
Glaswegian communications agency Big Partnership is celebrating a raft of new business worth more than £600,000 across the energy, construction, leisure and sports sectors. [...]
PR event: Financial panel to address “Brexit comms” challenges and market disruption in July
With Brexit negotiations finally underway, a panel of media, fintech and financial PR experts will meet in London next month to discuss why it’s essential for financial [...]
Redleaf hires new capital markets director
Redleaf Communications has hired Robin Tozer, Thomas Cook’s former head of group corporate communications and an ex-senior corporate communications manager at Sky, as a [...]
Clementine Communications wins Il Gusto
Food and gift brand Il Gusto has appointed Clementine Communications to handle its trade and consumer media relations and promote its range of oils, vinegars, spirits and [...]
M&C Saatchi acquires Levergy
M&C Saatchi PLC announced its acquisition of award-winning South African sports and entertainment agency Levergy today. The integrated agency, which offers PR services, [...]
Haven Power appoints Bottle
Haven Power, the UK energy supplier to businesses, and part of the Drax Group, has appointed Bottle to lead its external communications and raise awareness of the brand in the [...]
Cannes 2017: Hungary wins Young Lions PR competition 2017
Hungary has won the Gold Prize in the 2017 Young Lions PR competition, which asked teams to submit their campaigns within 24 hours of receiving the brief. The Hungarian team [...]
Gaming company Letou appoints Calacus
Calacus has been appointed by international gaming company Letou to promote its shirt sponsorship of Premier League football club Swansea City for the 2017-18 season. Calacus [...]
Hearst appoints Fay Jennings as joint head of PR
Magazine publisher Hearst has appointed Fay Jennings as head of PR. Jennings will share the role with Karen Meachen. She will work Monday – Wednesday and Meachen will work [...]
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