People Moving 30/03/11 – Press Relations

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

Brooke Clarke is to become director of global corporate comms at Dublin-based pharma firm Shire. She leaves her previous role as corporate MD of MHP Communications. (Source: PR Week)

Kevin Perlmutter has been made director of communications for the charity Crime Reduction Initiatives. He will be responsible for all areas of communications for the national group. (Source: PR Week)

The Home Office has appointed Andy Tighe as its head of news. Tighe moves from his role as BBC home affairs correspondent, and will start his new job in May. (Source: PR Week)

The former press chief to David Miliband, Jim Godfrey, has taken up the role of vice president for public affairs in the UK, Europe, Middle East and Africa at Starbucks. (Source: PR Week)

Broadgate Mainland has secured the services of Roddi Vaughan-Thomas, who leaves his role as partner at rival agency Peregrine. His new role will see him become an executive director at Broadgate Mainland. (Source: PR Week)

The European Federation of the Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations has announced that Richard Bergström will become its new director-general. (Source: PR Week)

Redwood Consulting has made Steven Hilton its new account director. (Source: PR Week)

Julie Grace has been hired as marketing manager for photo sharing website Blipfoto.com. (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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