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The PR Office appoints Marc Cohen as MD
The PR Office has named Marc Cohen, Kreab’s former head of financial comms, as its new MD. he will work with co-MD Laura Moss and chairman Shimon Cohen to run day-to-day operations, develop new business and help accelerate the growth of the agency.
Schroders appoints Andy Pearce as institutional PR manager
Ex-Financial News journalist Andy Pearce has been appointed institutional PR manager at Schroders. He will responsible for communicating the business’ global institutional developments and key industry trends.
Ex-Grayling CEO joins Beattie Group
Alison Clarke, the former UK CEO of Grayling, has joined Beattie Group as chairman of its specialist marketing brand, Only Marketing. Her appointment follows hard on the heels of Kevin Roberts, the former global CEO and chairman of Saatchi & Saatchi, who, last month, was named chairman of Beattie Group.
Prova appoints Simon Ward to head environmental team
Prova PR has appointed Simon Ward as head of environment and cleantech. Ward’s new role will involve heading up Prova’s environmental team, developing thought leadership, strategy, social media, creative ideas and overseeing campaign delivery for clients, including Turquoise International, Heru, ReFood and Geminor.
Emma Padden and Emeka McQuade join M&C Saatchi PR
M&C Saatchi PR has enhanced its senior management team with the appointments of Emma Padden and Emeka McQuade as directors at its London HQ. Padden will help grow the agency’s global consumer practice, while McQuade takes on key technology and lifestyle accounts.
Alpha Kilo hires Laura Colonnese
Creative comms agency Alpha Kilo has appointed APR Communications’ Laura Colonnese to the newly-created role of head of London. Colonnese will lead the day-to-day operations of the company and be responsible for driving the growth of the business in the UK.