PR News in Brief

This week’s PR news in brief (25-29 September)

Here’s a round-up of the essential PR news stories, people news and account wins that have been announced over the past week.

Account wins

The Lifestyle Agency has been appointed to re-launch Chelsea-based club Tonteria, with a focus on communicating its complete refurbishment.

Fujairah National Shipping, a UAE-based shipping company, has enlisted Tala to run a PR and marketing campaign that challenges its business rivals in the Gulf region.

Brand transformation company Wolff Olins has hired Propeller PR, the specialist media, advertising and technology PR agency, to support its communications strategy in the UK.

The Association for Member Nominated Trustees, a not-for-profit organisation that supports member-nominated trustees, has appointed Lansons as its retained corporate communications adviser.

People news

Iceland Foods has made Keith Hann its director of corporate affairs. Hann joined Iceland in 1984, when he handled the financial PR for its stock market flotation, and has been based in Deeside as its its PR advisor since 2009.

Allison+Partners has appointed Tony Katsulos to lead its Dallas office. Katsulos previously owned and operated healthcare and tech PR firm Jetstream Communications, and has served as a senior vice president and partner at Fleishman-Hillard in Dallas.

Global investment manager Allianz Global Investors has appointed Sarah Einig as communications manager. She will help drive the firm’s external communications, with a focus on media relations.

Burson-Marsteller has welcomed Mark Sands, a former City A.M. parliamentary lobby reporter, as a manager on its London team.

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