Greg Lawless, a former equity analyst at HSBC, Blue Oar and Collins Stewart, has joined to drive development of the retail and consumer industries practice. Nick Dibden has joined the industrials team from Weber Shandwick Financial. Finally, Sarah Ryan joins from Drury Communications in Dublin.
Noble Investments, a dealer and auctioneer of coins and stamps, has hired Abchurch Communications to handle its financial PR and promote a collection of 600 ancient Greek coins. Noble owns A. H. Baldwin & Sons, which handles rare coins, and Apex Philatelics, which auctions world stamps.
Yellow Jersey has appointed former FT journalist Christopher Price as a consultant.
Price was IT and telecoms correspondent at the FT, before leaving after 11 years to work as editorial director at EO News in 2000.
Legal & General has called in Rostrum Communications to handle PR for Legal & General's mortgage business to consumers.
Lansons Communications advised the business process and tech services provider and integrator, Xchanging, on the announcement of its procurement co-sourcing contract win with L'Oreal.