Porter Novelli makes second senior management appointment in a week

Porter Novelli has appointed Vanessa Godsal as a new director responsible for its consumer tech offering.

Vanessa Godsal: new director at Porter Novelli
Vanessa Godsal: new director at Porter Novelli

The appointment comes a week after the agency poached Bell Pottinger’s crisis comms expert Alex Woolfall to head up its corporate practice across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Godsal, who led the TalkTalk campaign in 2006, joins on 1 July and will report to UK managing director Sally Ward.

Godsal will look after clients that include BT Retail and Hitachi GST.

She was previously brand director for Euro RSCG London PR, formerly Euro RSCG Biss Lancaster, and head of communications at The Carphone Warehouse.

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