Edelman hires Kate Hawker as healthcare MD
Edelman UK has appointed Burson-Marsteller’s former healthcare chair, Kate Hawker, as MD of its UK healthcare team. Hawker brings 25 years’ experience working with biopharmaceutical companies across a variety of therapeutic areas. Formerly healthcare chair at Burson-Marsteller, she tripled the size of its healthcare business and led global, EMEA and UK clients, including AstraZeneca, GSK, […]
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Most UK PRs now follow influencer marketing guidelines
Most UK communicators are now following the Committee of Advertising Practice’s guidelines for influencer marketing practices, a survey of 600 marketing and PR professionals [...]
What does the PR industry need from its leaders?
UK business – not just media and PR – is facing unprecedented change with Brexit underway and a general election looming. So, what do leaders in PR need to do in [...]
Quite Great wins opera-themed restaurant TWID
London restaurant and cocktail bar TWID has selected music PR firm Quite Great Communications to promote its opera-themed dining experience. Quite Great will handle the [...]
Cyprus Tourism Organisation appoints Rooster PR following UK tourist boost
The Cyprus Tourism Organisation (CTO) has handed a PR brief to London-based Rooster PR after reporting strong UK visitor figures for the beginning of 2017. The CTO predicts [...]
Discount retailer The Works appoints Finn for corporate brief
Finn has been appointed by discount retailer The Works to handle its corporate PR brief. Reporting into CEO, Kevin Keaney, Finn will deliver a communications campaign designed [...]
Mash PR to launch new fintech startup Hedgd
London-based fintech startup Hedgd has brought in Mash PR to handle comms activity around the launch of its upcoming flagship product. Hedgd designs software to enable [...]
Edelman hires Kate Hawker as healthcare MD
Edelman UK has appointed Burson-Marsteller’s former healthcare chair, Kate Hawker, as MD of its UK healthcare team. Hawker brings 25 years’ experience working with [...]
MHP launches Delivering Hope
MHP launches Delivering Hope with Palmer & Harvey
Global communications agency MHP has launched Delivering Hope, a new corporate social responsibility initiative for Palmer & Harvey, the UK’s largest delivered wholesaler. [...]
Cannes advertising festival appoints Propeller PR
Ascential, the company that owns the Cannes Lions awards and festival, has hired Propeller PR to aid its comms strategy ahead of this year’s advertising and creativity [...]
City of London hands festival comms brief to Flint
City of London has chosen Flint to lead its comms activity for Londinium, a festival celebrating the Roman heritage of the City of London. Londinium plans to unearth some of [...]
Spring & Tonic PR wins Hippeas
Spring & Tonic PR bags Hippeas
Organic chickpea puff brand Hippeas has made Spring & Tonic PR its retained UK agency following an initial four-month brief. Hippeas joins a smorgasbord of snack companies [...]
Richmond Towers wins six-figure PR brief to promote British apples
English Apples & Pears has handed a six-figure PR brief to Richmond Towers Communications to “put British apples at the top of the nation’s shopping lists”, following a [...]
Mischief appointed by natural beauty brand Yes To
Natural beauty brand Yes To has appointed Mischief on retainer to manage its consumer PR and social activity. In addition to creating brand fame campaigns, Mischief’s [...]
Madano hires Michael Zdanowski as head of energy
Strategic comms consultancy Madano has brought in Edelman’s Michael Zdanowski as a director and head of energy. Zdanowski  was UK energy lead at Edelman, where he played a [...]
Golin launches Cara Delevingne and MOSCHINO film
Golin has launched a film around the collaboration between ice cream brand Magnum, fashion house MOSCHINO and film star and supermodel Cara Delevingne at the 2017 Cannes Film [...]
EMP hands UK PR brief to instinct pr
Consumer agency instinct pr has been appointed as the retained UK PR agency for merchandise e-tailer EMP. Established in 1986, EMP was conceived by a small team in Germany, [...]
Most read people news on Gorkana News
Your bitesize update on the latest People News and Moves featured on Gorkana News: GK Strategy hires former coalition cabinet minister David Laws GK Strategy has appointed [...]
London Biggin Hill hires 80:20 Communications
Aviation, travel and transport PR specialist 80:20 Communications has been handed an international trade and corporate PR brief by London Biggin Hill Airport, the only [...]
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