The week

LUCRE PR director Adrian Johnson has left the agency after four years without a job to go to.

The British Phonographic Industry has named Adam Liversage, BT’s head of corporate media relations, as its director of communications.

Russell Athletic, the US sportswear brand, has appointed Frank PR to reintroduce the brand to the UK fashion and consumer press.

Grosvenor, the international property company, has hired The Communication Group as its retained agency for Belgravia and Mayfair.

Ruder Finn has signed up Waggener Edstrom’s EMEA lead consultant of digital strategies Ged Carroll as its director of digital strategies.

The British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors has appointed Rebecca Chapman as PR and marketing manager.

Reckitt Benckiser has handed a £100,000 brief to Euro RSCG Biss Lancaster to run two campaigns for household cleaner Dettol.

3 Monkeys Communications has been taken on by national law firm Irwin Mitchell after a competitive pitch.

MS&L has been selected by Lion Nathan to launch its Steinlager Pure lager in the UK.

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