Yorkshire Post’s Bernard Ginns launches advisory firm Branksome Partners
Bernard Ginns, business editor of The Yorkshire Post, has set up Branksome Partners to provide comms advice to individuals, companies and organisations. Ginns (pictured) [...]
Press Association’s Sophie Lister returns to Hudson Sandler
Sophie Lister has rejoined Hudson Sandler’s brand and corporate team as a client director following a stint in-house with the PA, where she ran its internal and external [...]
Sky names Gap’s Catherine Hicks as group corporate affairs director
Sky has hired Catherine Hicks to lead its corporate, consumer and internal communications. She also takes responsibility for Sky’s events and social purpose teams, and [...]
Wolfstar’s Jon Priestley joins Blue Rubicon
Blue Rubicon has brought in Wolfstar’s Jon Priestley to join its digital team as an associate director. Formerly the London head of digital agency Wolfstar, Priestley led the [...]
John Lewis hires Golley Slater for Leeds opening
Golley Slater PR North has won a pitch to run the consumer and corporate comms for John Lewis’ upcoming Leeds shop opening. The John Lewis site is a £35.5m investment by the [...]
Financial services firm MRM promotes Amy Rowe to senior digital consultant
MRM has promoted Amy Rowe to the role of senior digital consultant after joining the consultancy in June last year.  Rowe joined MRM in June as a consultant, having previously [...]
Former Secretary of State for Energy Ed Davey joins MHP Communications as senior adviser
MHP has hired ex-Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change and former Liberal Democrat MP Ed Davey to provide senior counsel to the firm’s UK and international client [...]
THE WEEKLY GORKANA BRIEF
Pitch Wins Sky Store has chosen Telegraph Hill to position it as the “home of pre-order” for upcoming film releases, following a competitive pitch. The agency is set to [...]
Stand Agency win brief to raise awareness for Solicitors for the Elderly
Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE), a national network of lawyers who specialise in helping older people, has appointed Stand Agency to draw attention to the importance of [...]
Electric truck company Tevva Motors selects Nobull Communications for PR, social and digital work
Nobull Communications has been appointed by electric truck business Tevva Motors as its PR, social and digital agency to drive the company’s next round of investment. Nobull [...]
Capital Access Group wins accounts for aircraft leasing company Avation and animal pharma brand Eco Animal Health Group
Investor relations specialist Capital Access Group has won briefs to work with commercial passenger aircraft leasing company Avation and animal pharmaceuticals developer Eco [...]
Ryanair recruits Uber’s Cristian Samoilovich to newly-created public affairs lead role
Ryanair has hired Uber’s Cristian Samoilovich as its first head of public affairs as the airline continues “to work with the EU to increase the competitiveness of [...]
Iranian bank Turquoise Partners appoints Tancredi as corporate adviser to provide international PR support
Iranian investment bank Turquoise Partners has appointed financial comms agency Tancredi as its corporate communications adviser. Tancredi will provide all corporate and [...]
Rostrum wins pitch to advise maritime security specialist MAST on international PR strategy
Corporate PR and comms agency Rostrum has been appointed to advise global security provider Maritime Asset and Security Training (MAST) on its international PR strategy.  [...]
Headland Consultancy brings in Fishburn’s Del Jones
Independent financial and corporate comms agency Headland has hired Del Jones as an associate director. Jones led the financial practice at Fishburn. Previously, he had been [...]
MHP Communications promotes trio including former News of the World political editor Ian Kirby who becomes corporate affairs MD
MHP has promoted Ian Kirby to a managing director role within its corporate affairs practice and has made Christian Pickel and Simon Hockridge directors within its financial [...]
Redwood Consulting wins PR brief for The Gates shopping centre in Durham and remit to develop brand vision for Bicester
Redwood Consulting has been hired by real estate fund manager Clearbell Capital to deliver a comms campaign for The Gates shopping centre in Durham. It has also been appointed [...]
MRM wins pitch to raise the profile of employee benefit consultant Goddard Perry
Financial services PR agency MRM has been appointed to raise the profile of employee benefit consultant and third-party administrator Goddard Perry. Associate director, Mark [...]
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