Newly-merged agency Citigate Dewe Rogerson is losing four senior
members of staff from the Dewe Rogerson side of the business.
Two associate directors working on Dewe Rogerson’s international
business, Irene Cervellera and Peter Clayton, are leaving. Cervellera is
joining Italian firm Parmalat as head of investor relations later this
year. Clayton joined design agency Imagination as a director earlier
Also leaving the agency are Richard Buck, Dewe Rogerson’s head of
research and planning and manager Asli Guvan. Buck is joining Charles
Barker BSMG early next year to head up its research team after ten years
at Dewe Rogerson.
Guvan is joining investment trust company BT Alex Brown next week in a
sales and marketing capacity after five years with the agency.
Citigate Dewe Rogerson deputy chairman Cary Martin said the departures
of the four were not directly linked to the merger: ’They all have
different reasons. It’s natural that people move on.’
- Simon Brocklebank-Fowler, who left his post as chief executive of
Citigate Communications last month (PR Week, 11 Sept), is to launch his
He is still on gardening leave from Citigate, and denied that he had
already established an actively trading agency. He refused to confirm
that he had settled on a name, but he is believed to favour Quebit.