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Richard Parkinson becomes global creative director at Text100
Next 15-owned global marketing comms agency Text100 has announced a new leadership structure, including the appointment of Richard Parkinson, its London-based global head of client services, to global creative director.
KPMG hires Paul Middleton as corporate comms senior manager
Professional services firm KPMG has appointed Ketchum’s Paul Middleton as corporate comms senior manager, with special responsibility for the firm’s Brexit comms activity.
Nicola Furbisher joins Furbisher Media
Ex-editor of the Yorkshire Evening Post Nicola Furbisher is joining her husband John Furbisher at the PR agency he founded – Furbisher Media.
Hume Brophy hires Metro Bank PR director to lead corporate affairs team
Hume Brophy has appointed former director of comms at Metro Bank Pete Murray to lead on corporate affairs. He will be responsible for developing and leveraging global resources, products and services to support offices around the world.
Hay Festival appoints Christopher Bone as publicity director
Global literary event brand Hay Festival has appointed FMcM Associates’ Christopher Bone to the new role of publicity director, who will oversee UK and international PR for the organisation in its 30th anniversary year.
Cohn & Wolfe makes Jim Joseph worldwide president
Global comms agency Cohn & Wolfe has announced a set of leadership changes including the appointment of Jim Joseph as worldwide president.
Former Saatchi & Saatchi chairman joins Beattie
Kevin Roberts, the former Saatchi & Saatchi chairman and CEO, has joined UK creative communications group Beattie. He will coach the senior team and help grow Beattie and its ‘Only’ brands internationally.