In Brief: Director returns to Havas, TVC appoints David Haye, PRCA and Fleishman's training partnership, Pagefield launches academy

Former Mischief creative director rejoins Havas SE Cake, Fleishman's training offer, Pagefield launches academy, David Haye appoints TVC for next fight and more from PRWeek UK.

Simon Moore: Mischief's creative director rejoins Havas SE Cake
Simon Moore: Mischief's creative director rejoins Havas SE Cake

Havas SE Cake hires Simon Moore as group creative director

Havas SE Cake – the entertainment unit within the global Havas Network – has hired Simon Moore from Mischief PR as group creative director. He previously spent eight years at Cake as UK creative director, before joining Mischief as creative director in 2013. Havas SE Cake was formed out of the May 2015 merger of Cake with the UK business of Havas Sports & Entertainment.

Fleishman launches PRCA training

FleishmanHillard Fishburn is launching FUSE, the first PRCA-accredited training programme developed by a UK PR agency. UK chief executive Jim Donaldson said the agency wanted "to be the agency that both graduates and experienced professionals want to join". Francis Ingham, his counterpart at the PRCA, said quality professional development was "critical to building our value and influence as a profession and keeping the best talent in the industry".

Boxer David Haye appoints TVC for next fight

Former world heavyweight champion David Haye has appointed TVC Group to support his media relations campaign as he announces the second fight of his epic comeback. On 21 May, Haye will take on a yet to be named opponent at London's The O2 Arena.

Pagefield launches training academy

Pagefield has launched an academy offering clients training and workshops across a range of subjects including select committee training, risk management and managing an agency. The Pagefield Academy launches on 11 February and trainers include former British ambassador to the United States Sir Christopher Meyer.

Creation Pinpoint makes new hire

Will Moore, former comms director at tech PR agency Clarity, has joined healthcare specialist Creation Pinpoint. Moore spent three years at Clarity PR as head of digital and later comms director. Most recently he has been at venture capital firm Faber Ventures as head of marketing and comms. 

Target Dry appoints Label PR to handle press for new clothing brand   

Target Dry, the outdoor clothing shop, has hired Label PR to handle press, publicity and event management for its new lifestyle brand, Lighthouse. The agency will help drive consumers to Lighthouse’s website and the brand’s social media platforms.

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