People moving – press relations 11/08/10

Rachel Jackson has been poached from BAA to join cruise company Fred Olsen Cruise Lines, as PR manager. She replaces the retiring Wendy Hooper-Green. (Source: PR Week)

Sanofi Aventis has hired Ian Weatherhead as its new director of comms. He will start in October. (Source: PR Week)

Samantha Day will leave EasyJet to become the PR manager of Autoglass. Day had been at the airline since its launch in 1995. (Source: PR Week)

Chris Cook is to become head of communications at the Russian wireless broadband internet company Yota. His responsibilities will include global public relations and digital communications. (Source: PR Week)




“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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