Ketchum launches executive committee and appoints corporate MD
Ketchum has created an executive committee reporting to recently appointed London CEO Jo-ann Robertson. The committee will be responsible for talent development, client service and setting the agency’s strategic agenda to drive business performance in the UK. Ketchum has also hired Jamie Robertson as its managing director of corporate and public affairs. He will sit on […]
PR News in Brief
This week’s PR news in brief (19-23 February)
Here’s a round-up of the week’s essential PR news, featuring a story that changed Microsoft’s corporate comms forever an interview with Esquire style director [...]
Higginson PR co-founders Clodagh and John Higginson
Higginson PR to promote London design studio Made Thought
London design studio Made Thought has appointed Higginson PR to enhance its global profile in the UK and international press. The agency will highlight the design studio’s [...]
Relevance International makes two hires in London office
Relevance International makes two hires in London office
Relevance International has appointed Anita Gryson as associate director and Alice Lacey as account director in its recently launched London office. Gryson has 11 years’ [...]
How Microsoft revolutionised its corporate comms with a brand newsroom
How Microsoft revolutionised its corporate comms without the mainstream media
It’s 2013, and Microsoft is about to do something that will change its corporate comms forever. Steve Clayton, the brand’s chief storyteller, has been writing an unusual [...]
Jargon PR CEO Simon Corbett
Jargon PR to promote blockchain start-up adviser Chaineum
Chaineum, a firm that helps blockchain start-ups raise funds through Initial Coin Offerings, has enlisted Jargon PR to increase awareness of its brand and lead its UK PR [...]
Halpern to promote Laura Ashley’s 65th anniversary
Halpern to promote Laura Ashley’s 65th anniversary
Home and fashion retailer Laura Ashley has appointed Halpern as its retained PR agency. The agency will support on special projects to help the brand celebrate its 65th [...]
Zeelo selects Diffusion to drive its UK PR
Zeelo selects Diffusion to drive its UK PR
On-demand coach service Zeelo has chosen Diffusion to handle its consumer, corporate and trade PR. A key part of Diffusion’s strategy is to educate consumers about Zeelo’s [...]
60 Seconds with Issa PR founder Viet N
60 Seconds with Issa PR founder Viet N’Guyen
Issa PR founder Viet N’Guyen discusses the agency’s London expansion, the brands she’s worked with and which influencers she’d most like to collaborate [...]
How to build a tech brand with earned media Steph MacLeod and Marc Chacksfield
How to build a tech brand with earned media
Kaizo director Steph MacLeod and Marc Chacksfield, TechRadar’s interim global editor-in-chief, outlined how to build a tech brand with earned media in this week’s Cision [...]
Mason Williams to support Abd El Wahab’s UK launch
Mason Williams to promote new London restaurant launch
Middle East restaurant group Ghia Holdings has appointed Mason Williams Communications to manage comms around the launch of its Abd El Wahab Lebanese restaurant in London. The [...]
Brandnation to handle Zwift
Brandnation to handle Zwift Run’s UK PR
Virtual reality training programme Zwift has appointed Brandnation to handle UK PR and comms for its new running platform, Zwift Run, following its global launch. Brandnation [...]
W to promote Loot
W to promote Loot’s current accounts
Digital current account provider Loot has appointed W to expand its user base and establish its profile in the UK. The agency will help to promote the brand and expand its UK [...]
Meet the Journalist: Esquire
Meet the Journalist: Esquire style director Charlie Teasdale
Charlie Teasdale, Esquire’s new style director, discusses his role, changes to the magazine’s Style section and his most memorable moments at the publication.  How [...]
Munch to launch Miss Holland
Munch to launch new BBC Three comedy series
Munch has been appointed to handle the PR for forthcoming BBC Three comedy series Miss Holland and raise the profile of the show’s central character. Miss Holland’s creator, [...]
The Lifestyle Agency to launch UK store for A Day’s March
The Lifestyle Agency to launch A Day’s March in the UK
The Lifestyle Agency has been selected to manage the UK store launch of Swedish menswear brand A Day’s March. Alongside launching the brand’s first store in Soho, The [...]
Rob Flello joins Brevia Transport
Brevia Consulting has appointed Rob Flello as chairman of its Brevia Transport division, as well as a member of its advisory board.  He will oversee Brevia Transport’s work, [...]
Muckle selects Pauline McLaughlin to launch Glasgow office
Muckle Media selects Pauline McLaughlin to launch Glasgow office
Muckle Media has appointed Pauline McLaughlin as a director to oversee the launch of its new Glasgow office. As well as managing the office launch, McLaughlin will lead the [...]
Brands2Life wins integrated Nokia Digital Health brief
Brands2Life wins integrated Nokia Digital Health brief
Nokia has appointed Brands2Life to deliver an integrated PR and social media programme for its digital health business in the UK, following a competitive pitch. The agency [...]
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