People Moving 02/02/11 – Press Relations

All the movements in the press relations industry in the past week.

Liam McCloy has been recruited by Fleishman-Hillard as a new director of its corporate and public affairs teams, in the wake of the shock departure of Kevin Bell last week. (Source: Brand Republic)

James Bailey, communications manager for Goodyear Dunlop, has been promoted to a new role as director of brand PR. He will be responsible for all the company’s brands across the EMEA. (Source: PR Week)

Pelham Bell Pottinger has made Danny Phan its executive director of Asia Pacific operations. He will be based in Singapore, and be responsible for building the firm’s network across the region. (Source: PR Week)

Shoshanna Stone is leaving her role as music publicist at Sony to set up a new multimedia PR division at The Outside Organisation. She will handle press, TV and online for clients. (Source: PR Week)

Former Band & Brown directors Graz Belli and Mark Lowe have launched a new agency, called Third City. It will target clients in retail, financial services, utilities, media and non-profit operations. (Source: PR Week)

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Charlie Beckett, director of POLIS at the London School of Economics, reacts to news that the UK government forced the Guardian into destroying hard drives that contained information leaked by Edward Snowden.


(Source: POLIS)

 

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