NEWS IN BRIEF

AGENCY Claudine Moyle has joined Good Relations Consumer as associate director. She reports into director Christine Morgan and heads up several of the Meat and Livestock Commission accounts. Formerly a board director at Nexus Commun­ications, this is her first permanent role following maternity leave.

CONSUMER The Outside Organis­ation has been appointed by Kevin Pietersen as the England cricketer seeks to raise his profile, and the profile of former Liberty X band member Jessica Taylor, who he is to marry in December.

CONSUMER Global financial services company The ING Group has brought in GCI London to promote its F1 sponsorship activities, including sponsorship of the Renault F1 team in the UK and globally.

AGENCY Beattie Communications has appointed former managing director of News International Scotland and Ireland Colin McClatchie as a non-executive director.

CORPORATE Daniel Himsworth has been promoted to the top comms role at Woolworths. He replaces head of PR Laura Swann, who is joining Hamilton PR as co-director.

CONSUMER Cherish PR is behind this Sunday’s Match.com PR stunt at Glastonbury. Madness frontman Suggs will be encouraging 30,000 people at the festival to pucker up in order to break the current world kissing record.

CONSUMER Frank PR is to promote comparethemarket.com, an insurance price-comparison website that is the new sponsor of Channel 4’s new Drama Season. The agency will communicate the site’s ‘price you see is the price you pay’ message.

CONSUMER Sony Pictures has hired digital agency WaytoBlue to promote Hostel 2, family animated film Surf’s Up and comedy Superbad.

VOLUNTARY UNICEF has brought in Pitch PR for a media relations campaign to generate pre- and post-event publicity for this Sunday’s Cricket Unites for Children event at Lord’s.



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