The Week

Focus PR, the London consumer shop, has bought Trilogy Communications, a four-strong outfit specialising in consumer tech PR.

Department of Health deputy head of news Ben Lewis is to join Blue Rubicon as a senior consultant.

Hill & Knowlton has committed globally to achieving a 20 per cent reduction in carbon emissions by 2010.

Clout communications has been formed by three entertainment PROs: David Burns, Greg Day and Kevin Wilson.

The Singapore Tourism Board has hired Hume Whitehead to handle its PR in the UK, Ireland and France following a six-way pitch.

Wine Australia has appointed specialist wine comms agency Lindsay May PR to drive awareness of premium Australian wine in the UK.

Christopher broadbent, a former PRCA chairman, has joined Green Row Comms as non-executive chairman.

Gulf Air has signed former H&K Bahrain and Saudi Arabia head Alec Peck as its new director of corporate comms.

Claire Young, runner-up in the reality TV hit The Apprentice, has hired Phil Hall's PHA Media to promote her in the national and business press.

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