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The Romans duo wins UK’s Young PR Lions competition
The Romans’ Jack Davy and Ottilie Ratcliffe have won the 2017 UK Young Lions PR competition for their ‘#TOMHARDYLIVE’ campaign for the British Heart Foundation. The duo will now go on to represent the UK at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity in June.
Finalists named for the 2017 Suzy Spirit Awards
Seven people have been shortlisted for the 2017 Suzy Spirit Awards, following a record-number of nominations. For the first time, there are two categories – the Suzy Spirit Inspiration Award and the Suzy Spirit Rising Star Award.
Pagefield appoints new partner
Pagefield, which specialises in reputation management, campaigning and public affairs, has appointed Chris Rogers as a partner. He joins the agency next month from Grayling, where he was European director and worked with clients including Facebook, Microsoft, eBay and PayPal.
Heather Blundell named MD of Weber Shandwick Manchester
Weber Shandwick has appointed Heather Blundell as MD of its Manchester office. Blundell (pictured) has been acting MD of the agency’s Manchester office since March 2016 and replaces outgoing MD Jo Leah.
Remy Le Fèvre joins Ogilvy PR as creative director
Ogilvy PR UK has appointed Diffusion PR’s Remy Le Fèvre as creative director. He will work across several Ogilvy PR clients, including Bacardi, YouTube, Huawei, Puma and Ford.
Hanover hires ex-BT comms chief Michael Prescott as group MD
Michael Prescott, the former director of corporate affairs at BT, has joined Hanover in the newly-created role of group managing director, corporate and political strategy.