People moving 08/12/10 – Press Relations

Golin Harris has made Bibi Hilton its first head of consumer PR. Hilton joined the company four years ago and has built Golin Harris’ consumer business up from scratch. (Source: PR Week)

Burson-Marsteller has boosted its Chinese operation by appointing Chris Deri CEO and market leader for the region, and promoting Cindy Tian to the position of executive chairwoman. (Source: PR Week)

G4S Care and Justice Service has appointed Nicola Savage and Tijs Broeke to head-up its PR and public affairs respectively. (Source: PR Week)

The Department for International Development has appointed James Helm as director of communications. He replaces James Hardy who left to join the BBC in September. (Source: PR Week)

Kreab Gavin Anderson has hired former Times business editor Carl Mortished as its new partner. Mortished will join in the new year, boasting a 20-year career in financial journalism. (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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