The Gorkana Weekly Industry News Brief: 27 February to 4 March 2016
Missed out on this week’s PR News? Get your handy round-up of the essential highlights of PR and media stories, features and events content over the last seven days on [...]
Capital Access Group hires AIM’s Brickles
Investor relations specialist Capital Access Group (CAG) has brought in Simon Brickles, formerly head of AIM at the London Stock Exchange, to chair its newly-launched advisory [...]
Alfred to promote freestyle football globally
The Freestyle Football Federation, the world governing body for the sport, has brought in Alfred to run its global press office, following a three-way pitch. Freestyle [...]
Golin launches diversity ‘unternship’
Integrated communications agency, Golin, has launched an internship with the aim of making the PR, marketing and media sector more accessible for disadvantaged candidates. [...]
Mondelēz’s Tony Bilsborough joins Beattie
Creative comms group Beattie has recruited the former PR chief from Mondelēz International and Cadbury, Tony Bilsborough, to head up its team in Birmingham. Bilsborough was [...]
Lansons promotes McKenzie to joint MD
Lansons has promoted Scott McKenzie, director and head of change and employee engagement, to joint MD. He will work alongside existing MDs Laura Hastings, Rebecca Mayo and [...]
BBC correspondent Neil Bradford joins Luton Airport
London Luton Airport (LLA) has appointed BBC correspondent Neil Bradford as stakeholder comms manager, as the airport embarks on a £110 million redevelopment. Bradford has [...]
Harvard wins tech recruiter Hired
Hired, a tech recruitment specialist headquartered in San Francisco, has brought in Harvard as it looks to boost its UK profile following a competitive pitch process. The [...]
Rupert Walker joins Brands2Life as social chief
Rupert Walker, former social lead for digital marketing firm Kitcatt Nohr/DNA, has joined Brands2Life as head of social, with a remit to help build the agency’s digital and [...]
Frank promotes Mattessons’ new ads
Frank has been appointed by Kerry Foods-owned Mattessons to promote the brand’s new ‘Snackarchist’ advertising campaign. Saatchi & Saatchi created the [...]
Citigate hires CNC’s James Madsen
Citigate Dewe Rogerson has appointed CNC’s James Madsen as associate director in its corporate team. Reporting into corporate MD Jonathan Flint, he will provide support [...]
Testing co. Exova hires corporate affairs lead
Exova, which tests safety, quality and performance of products across sectors including aerospace, food and pharma, has appointed Compass Group’s Andrew Pickup to the [...]
New content lead for Ogilvy PR London
Ogilvy PR London has enhanced its social and content offer with the appointment of Edelman UK’s Chris Wall as head of content. After a three year stint as international editor [...]
MHP’s Gavin Devine to join Porta as COO
MHP CEO Gavin Devine will join communications group Porta, which owns agency brands Newgate, Publicasity and Redleaf, in a new chief operating officer role. Devine was part of [...]
MAA appoints first chair from PR sector
Exposure founder and joint chief executive Tim Bourne has been named chairman of The Marketing Agencies Association, the first MAA chairman from a PR and comms background. The [...]
Quite Great wins talent platform Perform-ers brief
Perform-ers, a new talent platform for creative people to promote their music and art, has brought in Quite Great Publicity to handle its PR. Perform-ers enables its users to [...]
CNC hires Tulchan’s Buchanan as joint managing partner
CNC has appointed Tulchan’s Tom Buchanan as joint managing partner. He will work alongside the comms firm’s Richard Campbell and Roland Klein. Based in CNC’s [...]
Revolution briefed to promote Silverstone Classic
Revolution Sports + Entertainment has been chosen to provide a consumer and lifestyle PR campaign for the Silverstone Classic, the world’s biggest classic motor racing [...]
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