Jon Aarons, a board director at The Communication Group, has left
the consultancy to join design company Lapot.
Aarons, who was managing director of TCG’s corporate division, left at
the end of last week after four years with the consultancy. He was one
of seven board directors.
Aarons’ role at TCG will be filled by Jonathan Rush, who was a
divisional director of the corporate division.
At Lapot, Aarons said he would be ’involved in an exciting new venture
to build up a public relations business to complement the existing
Lapot’s clients include Cable and Wireless, Citibank and
Meanwhile, TCG divisional director Jonathan Caine has also left the
He resigned from his position as director of government and political
affairs after two years to become director of press and public affairs
at the Cable Communications Association. Caine succeeds Roy Payne, who
recently joined Cable and Wireless Communications as head of corporate
Peter Hamilton, managing director of The Communication Group, said that
Aarons and Caine had ’decided to take advantage of new opportunities’
and that the consultancy was recruiting staff.
’We are expanding on all fronts to cope with our growth, as 1997 has
been the best year ever,’ said Hamilton. ’There is nothing about these
moves which is disturbing the normal rhythm of our company.’