Powerscourt hires three consultants to grow retail and industrial business

City agency Powerscourt has added three consultants boost its retail and industrial practices.

Greg Lawless: joins the retail and consumer practice
Greg Lawless: joins the retail and consumer practice
Greg Lawless, a former equity analyst at HSBC, Blue Oar and Collins Stewart, has joined the agency to drive development of its retail and consumer industries practice. He specialised in the coverage of retail companies as an analyst and also spent nine years at Safeway in investor relations and corporate development roles.

Nick Dibden has joined the agency’s industrials team from Weber Shandwick Financial. He has ten years’ experience of financial PR activities, principally in the industrials sector.

Finally, Sarah Ryan joins from Drury Communications in Dublin, where she worked on clients including McDonald’s, Paddy Power plc and Wyeth.

Rory Godson, partner of Powerscourt, commented: ‘Nick, Sarah and Greg further bolster Powerscourt’s highly differentiated business with substantial UK and international experience.

‘Powerscourt is all about reputation: defining, establishing, promoting and protecting. Our clients trust us with the most precious thing: their reputation. I am confident that in Greg, Sarah and Nick, we have high quality professionals who take their responsibilities seriously. This will help our continuing growth and diversification of our client base.’

The firm recently appointed Giles Sanderson, formerly of FD, as its third Partner, and Roddy Kennedy, formerly head of media with BP, as a member of its Advisory Group.

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