People Moving 14/08/13 – PR & Marketing

All the big movements in the press relations and marketing industries in the past week.

Craig Elder and Tom Edmonds have returned to the Conservative party to lead its digital communications ahead of the 2015 general election. (Source: PR Week)

Shoe retailer Clarks has hired its first head of PR outside of the UK. Verity Cash will lead comms across Asia-Pacific. (Source: PR Week)

Universities UK has hired Alistair Jarvis to the role of director of comms and external relations. He will start in October. (Source: PR Week)

Wieden & Kennedy has hired Paul Knott and Tim Vance to start a new creative team. (Source: Brand Republic)

Carat has promoted Matthew Landerman to head of client services. (Source: Brand Republic)

Al Moseley has been promoted to the role of president at 180 Amsterdam, replacing the departing Kevin Dundas. (Source: Brand Republic)

Beattie McGuinness Bungay has hired Matt Waller to the role of executive creative director. (Source: Brand Republic)

Dan Hulse has returned to St Luke’s as managing director, after spending just six months at Rainey Kelly Campbell Roalfe/Y&R. (Source: Brand Republic)






“Before we all sink into a slough of digital dystopian despair, it might be worth considering this: is this a sign of the strength, not weakness, of revelatory journalism in the digital age?”

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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