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Limelight's Middle East chief James Holmes returns to London as MD as Susanna Simpson takes global CEO role

B2B PR agency Limelight has appointed James Holmes, founder of its Middle East division, as managing director and has promoted Susanna Simpson to the newly-created global CEO role.

1 hours ago in People News

Redleaf Communications boosts capital markets offer with Sarah Fabietti hire

Capital markets comms specialist Sarah Fabietti, who previously worked for corporate comms agency Black Sun, has joined Redleaf Communications in its City & Corporate Services team.

2 hours ago in People News

Cake’s Michele Charles joins Kazoo as MD

PR and social media agency Kazoo has strengthened its leadership team with the appointment of Cake’s former managing partner, Michele Charles, as MD.

2 hours ago in People News

Architecture practice WCEC Group hands corporate comms brief to Social Communications

National architecture practice WCEC Group has brought in Social Communications to handle its corporate comms following a three-way pitch in its final stage.

2 hours ago in Pitch Wins

Gorkana meets...Finimize

Scott Tindle, co-founder of 'bite-sized' news service Finimize, on demystifying financial 'jargon' for millennials, publishing the two most important pieces of global business news daily and wanting more personal finance content.

3 hours ago in Gorkana Meets...

Cogent PR wins consumer and trade PR brief for international lawnmower firm The Toro Company

Global lawnmower and landscape equipment firm The Toro Company has brought in Cogent PR to handle its UK consumer and trade PR, following a competitive pitch.

3 hours ago in Pitch Wins

Gorkana meets...ShortList's 400th edition

ShortList publishes its 400th issue this morning, with a cover featuring Michael Caine, Martin Scorsese, Ray Winstone and John Hurt among other greats. Gorkana catches up with editor Martin Robinson to find out why it's been dubbed the free men's magazine's "Greatest Issue", how the tastes of ShortList's 25 to 40-year-old target readers have evolved since its launch and what has been his top feature in the title so far.

5 hours ago in Gorkana Meets...

Instagram "influences" consumers ahead of Facebook, Twitter and YouTube according to OnePoll research

Instagram has beaten Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and "celebrities" as the most effective tool for marketing to influence consumers, according to independent research commissioned by Takumi, an app which connects "influencers" on Instagram with brands.

yesterday in General News

Hume Brophy adds three to public affairs team following Esther McVey hire

Hume Brophy has bolstered its UK public affairs offering with three hires, including Brevia Consulting's Charlotte Lang as account director, following last week's appointment of former Conservative MP Esther McVey.

yesterday in People News

Michelin-stared chef Martin Wishart hires Crimson Edge PR

Crimson Edge PR has been appointed by Michelin-stared chef Martin Wishart to handle the PR for his group of restaurants.

yesterday in Pitch Wins