The Week

Amazon.co.uk is understood to be seeking agency credentials as it searches for a consumer PR shop to promote its full range of product lines.

Next Fifteen chairman Will Whitehorn is to stand down after seven years.

Chessington World of Adventures has handed an annual consumer brief to Clarion Communications following a four-way pitch.

Vauxhall Motors has called in specialist sport consultancy Macesport to promote the firm's sponsorship of the Home Nations' football associations.

The Brighter Group has appointed TUI's senior PR manager Ian Benjafield as MD after his voluntary redundancy from the travel firm.

Mamas & Papas, the baby product manufacturer, has signed up EdenCancan to handle a UK consumer PR campaign.

Ogilvy PR has hired Leo Ryan as strategy director for the London 360 digital influence team. Previously, he worked as planning director at Draftfcb.

PRWeek would like to clarify that the networking event for women in PR being held at the B.Hive in Covent Garden on 17 February is not related to the pre-existing Women in PR group that collaborates with the PRCA. Invitations to the PRWeek event will be sent to selected guests within the next week.

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