The Week

McDonald's has promoted Julian Hilton-Johnson to V-P corporate relations, covering European corporate affairs and human resources.

Simon Corbett, former UK account director at Blanc & Otus, has set up a b2b technology agency called Jargon PR, while Michelle Doughty, former FT journalist, has founded Doughty Public Relations.

Weber Shandwick has rejoined the PRCA. CEO Colin Byrne left the PRCA in 2004, claiming it was poor value, but now says it is 'truly representative of the UK industry'.

Clownfish, the sustainability comms shop, has been acquired by marcoms firm Aegis Group.

The National House-Building Council has handed a retained account to Mandate after a four-way pitch.

Skype has dropped 3 Monkeys Communications after just five months. The eBay-owned internet phone-call provider has given the brief to Text 100.

Incredibull Ideas has hired Anthony Moore as director. He was previously a board director at Consolidated PR.

RSA has picked 3 Monkeys to handle its comms support, after the insurer held a five-way pitch.

Nickelodeon UK has hired Hamleys' head of press and PR Charlotte Chisnall as its new communications director.

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