James Murray resigns from Fleishman-Hillard

James Murray has resigned from Fleishman-Hillard just six months after joining as MD for corporate comms, public affairs and financial services.

James Murray: has resigned from Fleishman-Hillard just six months
James Murray: has resigned from Fleishman-Hillard just six months

Murray, who was came from RBS into the newly created role in November, is thought to have left the agency yesterday. It is not believed he currently has a new role lined up.  

At the time of his appointment, PRWeek reported that Murray would oversee a team of 25 working across clients including Visa, Aviva, Scottish Power and the State Bank of India.

Richard Kanareck, Fleishman-Hillard’s MD in London, said: ‘We wish James all the best in the future.’

His move to Fleishman-Hillard followed time spent as head of corporate at RBS Insurance, which he joined in 2007.

He also previously led the corporate banking division’s marketing and comms function at RBS and the corporate comms team.

The news comes after PRWeek reported that Procter & Gamble had given Fleishman-Hillard’s UK work with Pampers to Hill+Knowlton Strategies.

Fleishman-Hillard also recently won the PR and social media account with Symington’s foods, which includes Ragu.

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