People Moving 09/02/11 – Press Relations

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

Slice PR & Events has recruited Kathryn Pringle as its new director. Pringle joins from her role as UK PR director at Splendid. (Source: PR Week)

Debbie Zaman has set up a new agency, called With. The ex-Braben director has already secured Weight Watchers as its first client. (Source: PR Week)

Porter Novelli has bolstered its management team with two new director appointments. Helen Nowicka joins from Shiny Red as head of UK social media, digital and EMEA digital. Bettina Grant joins as director of consumer practice. (Source: PR Week)

Downing Street has found its replacement for the departed Andy Coulson as director of communications. Craig Oliver takes up the role, moving from his position as controller of BBC Global News. (Source: PR Week)

PR Week editor Danny Rogers has been promoted to the role of editor-in-chief of Brand Media at publishing group Haymarket. Rogers has spent six years as editor of PR Week. (Source: PR Week)

Daisy Wallace has been recruited by Ketchum Pleon as its new broadcast and content consultant. She joins from her role as account director at The Television Consultancy. (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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