People moving – press relations 15/09/10

Amanda Conroy, head of global corporate communications at EMI Music, has left the company “amicably”. Dylan Jones will take over her role. (Source: PR Week)

Biopharma firm Bristol-Myers Squibb has hired Patrick Hopkinson as head of its market access team. (Source: PR Week)

The political editor of the Sunday Times is moving into the PR industry after being recruited by comms consultancy TLG. He will be director of media relations at the company. (Source: PR Week)

Phone network o2 has recruited Alex Pearmain to be its head of social media. He moves from being the head of digital at agency Fishburn Hedges’. (Source: PR Week)

There’s a new global marketing agency in town, as media expert Elizabeth Filippouli has announced the launch of her own agency, Global Thinkers. (Source: PR Week)

Two experienced PR men have launched their own content agency, Sutro Digital. Marc Moninski and Ashley Norris plan to combine PR with social media and customer publishing. (Source: Brand Republic)

Richard Kenyon has joined the team at PR shop Brazil, to lead its newly-created healthcare division. Kenyon has over 30 years’ experience in the healthcare industry. (Source: Brand Republic)

Open Road is pushing into corporate comms after hiring Rebecca Grindon, associate board director of Freud. (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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