Technology: The Week in Technology

New director for Whiteoaks Consultancy

Whiteoaks Consultancy has appointed Jane Rigg to its board of directors. Rigg has been at Whiteoaks for three years and in her new role of business development director, she will take responsibility for sales and marketing and retain client responsibility for key accounts.

BlueAnt Wireless has brought in Six Degrees to handle UK consumer PR. BlueAnt makes Bluetooth devices and accessories, including headsets, hands-free speakerphones, stereo audio streaming and wireless comms products. Based in Australia and the US, the company has recently established a base in London. The PR drive will help launch BlueAnt into the UK market and raise its profile among young people.

The Red Consultancy has recruited Jenny Tandy as an associate director in its technology division. Reporting to head of technology David Vindel, Tandy will work on client accounts including Vodafone Business Services, Sage Group and McAfee, as well as supporting the overall growth of the business.

Down at the Social, the Manchester-based PR and social media consultancy, has joined forces with digital consultancy Corporation Pop to create a global social media campaign for Legoland Discovery Centres. The campaign will encourage parents and teachers to work with their children to create video and picture news stories to win prizes.

Ware Anthony Rust, the Cambridge-based comms agency, has been appointed by Cambridgeshire Horizons to design and build an 'e-community' site for residents on the southern fringe of Cambridge. The site will help residents meet people, engage with local groups, and share concerns.

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