People Moving 23/03/11 – Press Relations

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

Scott White has been put in charge of Broadgate Mainland’s new Scottish office. He joins the company from Black to White PR, which he founded in 2009. (Source: PR Week)

Donald Steel is leaving his role as chief spokesman of the BBC after 22 years at the Corporation. He leaves to launch his own PR agency at the end of the month. (Source: PR Week)

Malcolm Robertson is leaving his role as head of BAA’s comms, after 12 years in the role. He will leave in September, after a handover period with his replacement. (Source: PR Week)

Polly Rance has been made chair of the CIPR local public services group. The Hackney Council head of media and marketing replaces Ashley Wilcox, who stands down after two years. (Source: PR Week)

Nick Bishop has joined Gardant Communications as a senior associate in its corporate business. He jumps ship from his role as board director at Speed Communications. (Source: PR Week)

Mike Love has been appointed to lead PR for G4S Cash Solutions. The former BT global comms chief left his last job last December. (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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