Orchard PR management buyout sees Chris Chilton and Brooke Kenyon take the helm
Orchard PR’s Brooke Kenyon and Chris Chilton have acquired the communications agency from founders Steve and Lois Falla.
Kenyon is now client services director and Chilton is operations director. Steve Falla will remain in the business as executive consultant.
“Lois and I know that this transition will sustain Orchard’s passion, energy and focus to enable it to build on 21 years of success and continue to thrive in the future,” said Falla. “Brooke and Chris have made an enormous contribution to the development of the company in recent years and it is now time for them to take control.”
Kenyon added: “Chris and I are excited about this opportunity and are looking forward to working alongside our brilliant team to produce high quality and creative work for our clients.”
Chilton concluded: “Steve has built a team of brilliant PR professionals who can deliver across the communications spectrum. We’re committed to maintaining this high standard and using it as a launch pad to develop the expertise of the team further.”
Chilton has completed the CIPR post-graduate diploma in public relations and is a chartered PR practitioner. Before joining Orchard, he worked in London’s media, public sector and finance industry.
Kenyon has a degree in public relations and is a CIPR accredited practitioner. She is also a committee member of the CIPR Channel Islands group.
- Pictured: (left to right) Lois Falla, Chris Chilton, Brooke Kenyon and Steve Falla