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Online, catalogue and stores clothing retailer N Brown Group has hired Debenhams director of PR Ed Watson as director of global communications.
Exposure has been handed a global PR and strategic consultancy brief for high-end eyewear brand Cutler and Gross.
Global comms agency Way to Blue has announced a management restructure which sees Marc Berry Reid promoted to chief operating officer and Daniel Heale promoted to chief client officer.
Hill+Knowlton Strategies UK has expanded the responsibilities of Ian Withington to group managing director adding to his responsibilities as managing director of the agency's food and drink team and adding retail and leisure to his brief.
Young & Rubicam is to launch a Europe, Middle East and Africa office of its international communications agency PPR, headed by former Edelman and FTI Consulting managing director Pamela Fieldhouse.
The National Union of Students (NUS) has partnered with student marketing agency Campus Group to run experiential campaigns.
Peregrine Communications has been appointed by UK-based $800m investment management firm Omni Partners to raise its profile across Europe.
Gym chain Virgin Active has appointed Hope&Glory and Headland Consultancy to an integrated corporate and consumer PR and social media brief.
Public affairs agency Interel has announced the appointment of Grégoire Poisson as managing partner of its 40-strong EU team.
London minicab company Addison Lee has put Ogilvy PR on alert as it seeks to expand the business following a £300m US takeover.
MSL London, SAS and Capital MSL have been brought together to form MSL Group London in a major restructure of the business.
Olympic diver Tom Daley this week shot a highly personal video message revealing he was in a relationship with a man.
Shadow chancellor Ed Balls can recover from his faltering performance in Parliament yesterday, but the content of his argument could be more of a problem, public affairs experts have said.
The PR folk from Fever and PlayStation gathered for the launch of PS4, but also to witness a far more globally significant moment in history: the appearance of the pop Frankenstein that is the newly fused-together Busted and McFly.
In creating the South African government's special website in memory of Nelson Mandela, the comms team negotiated the awkward challenge of ranking tributes paid by world leaders.
"Our nation has lost its greatest son. Our people have lost a father." Whoever wrote South African president Jacob Zuma's speech on the passing of the man who broke apartheid had a long time to choose his words, and proved up to the task.
Emily Somers is appointed Havas Worldwide London's first managing director and Steve Auckland returns to the helm at Metro for the second time, in this week's roundup of people moves in advertising, marketing, media and PR.
Rhiannon Hughes, public affairs and PR manager at disabled children's charity Whizz-Kidz, has won the PRCA's inaugural Doug Smith prize for young public affairs professional of the year.
Headphones company Beats Electronics has brought in John Doe as it prepares to launch a music streaming service to rival Spotify.
Ketchum's healthcare division has been hit by a double blow with the resignation of its global head Amanda Sefton and a slew of UK job cuts.
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