Chris McCafferty, the former Shine Communications director, has now launched a PR agency called Kaper with ad firm Karmarama (prweek.com/uk, 3 June).
GolinHarris has recruited Charlie Coney as its first creative director for the London office. He was a director in the agency's consumer practice.
Matthew Freud, Andy Coulson and Max Clifford are among the top PR professionals to make the MediaGuardian 100 list.
The Economist Intelligence Unit has hired Grayling to provide international media relations and digital engagement across Europe and the US.
Cadbury has called in Pretty Green to handle PR for its latest Maynards Wine Gums campaign. The agency will work alongside Fallon and PHD.
Grayling has named Katarina De Meulder as managing director of a new Brussels-based division handling European public policy comms activities.
The Right Agency, a new b2b agency, has been launched by Eloise Garrett and Sarah Giangregorio.
Brakes Group, a food supplier to caterers, pubs and restaurants, has chosen Pelican PR to promote its fresh food offering.