Simon Darby has been hired as a senior account director at Westminster and Edinburgh-based communications agency PLMR, and will head up one of the company’s core consultancy teams.
Darby joins from WA – formerly Westminster Advisers. He has spent seven years in the public affairs industry, working across sectors including housing and regeneration, consumer affairs and tax and employee benefits.
Elin de Zoete, managing director at PLMR, said: “As PLMR continues to grow, we are always looking to find talented consultants who share our ethos, to join our team. Simon was a standout candidate and he will bring valuable experience and insight to our clients. We are so pleased to have him on board.”
Darby added: “I’m hugely excited to be joining PLMR at a time when the political environment is so fast-moving and changeable. PLMR is an agency with a reputation for delivering the highest quality of work for clients and I look forward to contributing to its ongoing success.”