Stephen Whitehead, group comms director at Prudential, is leaving the firm at the end of the year. Thorpe Park has appointed House PR as its retained agency to handle consumer publicity in 2011.
Shaun Ryder, the former Happy Mondays singer, is using Phil Hall Associates to handle media during - and following - his appearance on ITV's I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here.
The Outside Organisation is to promote Channel 4 comedienne Morgana Robinson. The Morgana Show is set to air next week.
Grange Hotels, which operates 15 top London hotels, has hired Belgrave to provide strategic comms support as it looks to expand.
Everything Everywhere has appointed Mat Sears as head of PR. The phone giant was formed from the merger of Orange and T-Mobile. Sears, who was head of PR at Orange, will report to brand comms director Stuart Jackson.
Latienne Communications has been launched by former LVMH and Burberry PRO Charlene Laidley to target the watch and jewellery industry.