Shine's David Wiles moves to Good Relations
David Wiles, the consumer director of Shine Communications for three years, has joined Good Relations in the same role. Wiles joined the agency last week having spent three years at Shine, which merged with The Academy earlier this year. A key part of his role will be "growing and strengthening" the relationship between Good Relations and sister agency VCCP.
White Stuff CEO gets PR job
Sally Bailey, former CEO of the retailer White Stuff, has been announced as chair of Kin&Co, a comms consultancy that launched in February, and focuses on sustainability and social purpose in its clients' work. Bailey has also worked for high street brands including Miss Selfridge and Topshop.
Nelson Bostock Unlimited wins Criteo
Nelson Bostock Unlimited has been appointed as the UK PR agency for performance marketing technology company Criteo, following a competitive pitch. The brief will focus on positioning Criteo as a "go-to thought leader for the digital marketing and advertising industries", the agency said.
Keighley moves to Racepoint
Former Nelson Bostock board director Jenna Keighley has joined Racepoint Global as vice-president of its tech practice. She spent seven years at Nelson Bostock until 2015, before a year of freelance work. She joined Racepoint, the UK's 92nd largest PR firm in 2015, yesterday.
Walbrook's trio of wins
Financial PR and investor relations firm Walbrook PR has been appointed by AIM-listed lifesciences companies Motif Bio, which develops antibiotics, and medical tech firm Surgical Innovations Group, and by AIM-listed media and tech firm Milestone Group.
Crestron's new PR exec
Amy Amesbury has joined tech firm Crestron as its in-house EMEA PR executive. She joins from consumer entertainment installer West London AV Solutions, having previously worked at Sputnik PR and Seventy Seven PR, now part of FleishmanHillard. Crestron also retains PR agency Wildwood PR.