Morgan Sindall ushers in Blythe Weigh

UK builder Morgan Sindall has called in two-month-old Blythe Weigh Communications, ending 14 years with incumbent College Hill.

Morgan: executive chairman
Morgan: executive chairman

The builder wanted to ­refresh its agency relationship and insisted the parting was ‘amicable’.

Blythe Weigh will take over a basic financial brief, but also work on some public affairs projects.

Founders Tim Blythe and Paul Weigh head the account. Blythe Weigh was formed when the pair completed a MBO of financial and corporate clients from Beattie Communications’ London office, where they had been employed.

Blythe is a former head of PR at the Natwest Group, and director of corporate ­affairs at WHSmith and Rolls-Royce. Weigh was previously deputy head of corporate comms at Mittal Steel, and joined Beattie ­after working on the Mittal acquisition of Arcelor.

Morgan Sindall’s Partnership for Fire arm (PFF) this month announced a joint venture to build and run new fire and emergency services facilities in Dorset. PFF will provide two new fire stations and a new joint police divisional and fire area headquarters in Poole and a fire service area headquarters in Dorchester.

Morgan Sindall was co-founded by John Morgan in 1997. He is now the firm’s executive chairman.

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