PR Lions names John Clinton as jury president
Edelman Canada chair John Clinton has been named as the jury president for this year’s PR Lions at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Clinton leads a team [...]
Lansons hires Dowling for public affairs boost
Lansons has appointed James Dowling to a newly-created head of public policy role, to strengthen the consultancy’s capability in the public affairs, policy and [...]
Pair of account wins for FleishmanHillard Fishburn
FleishmanHillard Fishburn‘s brand marketing and corporate teams have picked up briefs to work with gardening equipment business Gardena and the non-profit Global [...]
NetBooster
NetBooster hands corporate brief to Rostrum
Independent European marketing agency NetBooster has hired Rostrum to raise awareness of the agency’s profile in the UK market, targeting sectors including retail, [...]
Hope&Glory expands newly-created board
Hope&Glory has brought in Portas’ former head of comms, Seb Dilleyston, and Good Relations’ former consumer director, Anna Terrell, to join its newly-created board. [...]
Diffusion briefed to promote The View from The Shard
The View from The Shard has appointed Diffusion as its retained PR agency, following a competitive pitch. The View from The Shard launched in February 2013 and, at a height of [...]
RichRelevance briefs Threepipe
Tech company RichRelevance, which specialises in omnichannel personalisation, has appointed Threepipe to manage its UK press office activity. Threepipe has been briefed to [...]
Pelican makes brace of journalist hires
Communications and marketing agency Pelican Communications has hired Trinity Mirror’s Jessica Beckett and former Blackpool Gazette senior reporter Joe Robinson. Beckett [...]
Citigate Dewe Rogerson appoints Darby-Walker
Citigate Dewe Rogerson has brought in Maria Darby-Walker as senior director within its financial team. Darby-Walker has some 25 years’ experience in advising board and [...]
Consilium advises on pharma company IPO
Consilium Strategic Communications is advising pharma business Shield Therapeutics on its proposed listing on London’s AIM market, following the company’s recent [...]
The Cult directors open Virtual Reality agency
Charli Morgan and Matt Glass, directors of London PR agency The Cult PR have launched a new virtual reality company, Cultural Reality Co., to offer consultancy to journalists, [...]
Bench hands UK brief to Coffin on Cake PR
Coffin on Cake PR has been appointed by global fashion brand Bench to handle its UK comms activity. Founded in the UK in 1989, Bench is represented in 34 countries in Europe [...]
Lexis names heads of digital and social media
Lexis has enhanced its digital team with four new hires, including Microsoft’s Virginie Luce as head of digital and Cheil’s Geoff Desreumaux as head of social media. Luce has [...]
Hume Brophy’s public affairs unit hires Martin
Independent international comms consultancy Hume Brophy has hired The Communication Group’s Chris Martin as a director in its UK public affairs division. Martin has some [...]
Crosby Textor hires ex Independent editor Blackhurst
Chris Blackhurst, a former editor of The Independent, is to join election strategist Lynton Crosby’s political consultancy Crosby Textor Fullbrook (CTF) full-time as a [...]
Take part in AMEC’s global comms trends study
Comms professionals are urged to take part in a survey to identify emerging trends in the industry by AMEC, which has partnered with leading PR associations, including the [...]
The Gorkana Weekly Industry News Brief: 6 February to 12 February 2016
Pitch Wins Typhoo has awarded a social and digital brief to comms consultancy MC2 as the tea brand looks to attract younger consumers. British protein bar manufacturer [...]
The Independent announces digital-only future
The Independent has announced that it is to become a digital-only title, with the last print editions of The Independent and Independent on Sunday to be published on Saturday [...]
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