PUBLIC SECTOR: Bishop of B'ham hires new comms head

The Bishop of Birmingham has appointed a new director of communications following the departure of Sue Primmer. Arun Arona becomes the Bishop's second head of communications, and will be responsible for daily media enquiries, co-ordinating publications and advising the clergy and laypeople on diocese issues. Arona is a lawyer and former campaigns officer for the National Union of Students. Primmer, who spent six years with the diocese, is the new editor of community-based website birminghampages.co.uk - the launch portal of national internet company Citipages, which is backed by Chrysalis Media.





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