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Tulchan Communications has hired David Cameron’s former press secretary, Graeme Wilson, as a partner.
Wilson recently worked as press secretary at 10 Downing Street, for PM David Cameron. Prior to that, he was deputy political editor of The Sun. He has also worked for the Daily Mail and the Daily Telegraph.
Channel 4 has enhanced its press and publicity team with the internal appointments of Donna Mathews to group PR lead for content and programmes and Victoria Wawman to group PR lead for corporate and commercial.
Mathews is currently group publicity manager for Drama, Comedy and Acquisitions at Channel 4. Wawman has worked on corporate comms at Channel 4 since 2012, leading PR for the corporation’s ad sales and commercial divisions.
Golin has brought in Razorfish’s Alex Brittain to lead its specialist digital design and build team.
Brittain was previously head of business development at Publicis Groupe-owned Razorfish, where he oversaw the digital agency’s Unilever relationship.
Kelly Teasdale has joined Burson-Marsteller’s healthcare team as senior director, following two years as global brand comms director at pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca.
At AstraZeneca, Teasdale developed global comms strategies for oncology and cardiovascular-focused products, supported global corporate brand comms and led patient advocacy and patient-centric strategy.
Edelman has brought in Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research’s James Morris as senior director of corporate reputation.
As a director in Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research’s European division, Morris advised leaders from international business and politics on reputation management. He will join Edelman in early January.
PeoplePerHour, a UK-based digital marketplace for freelance talent, has brought in former Perowne International account director Caroline O’Grady as its new PR director.
Before Perowne International, O’Grady was a junior account director at Perowne Charles Communications (PCC). The agency’s co-founder, Julia Perowne, split from the agency to form Perowne International earlier this year.
Publicis Health UK has appointed Victoria Wright as MD of Publicis LifeBrands, Publicis LifeBrands Resolute and Real Science Communications. Alister Sansum has been named director of scientific and medical services across Publicis Health UK.