The Week

Reckitt Benckiser has appointed Cadbury Schweppes' former top communicator Andraea Dawson-Shepherd as its global director of corporate comms.

Hill & Knowlton MD of change and internal comms David Ferrabee is leaving the agency in September. It is thought he has no job lined up.

Microsoft has dished out its global Microsoft TV brief after a four-month pitch process. Weber Shandwick beat fellow retained agencies Waggener Edstrom and Edelman to the account.

JPMorgan has named the FT's international companies news editor David Wells as its head of marketing and comms for EMEA.

Ken Livingstone's online comms manager Matthew McGregor has resurfaced as comms officer at the Trade Union & Labour Party Liaison Organisation.

Taylor Herring, the entertainment specialist, is to promote Celeb Diaries, a forthcoming book by the former editor of Heat magazine Mark Frith.

SriLankan Airlines has selected Beattie Communications to help raise the profile of Sri Lanka and flights into the country.

Arniston Bay, the South African wine producer, has given its retained account to Green Row Communications.

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