PR veteran and Paragon founder Mike Hingston has returned from
retirement in France to join retailer Kingfisher as corporate affairs
director. Hingston co-founded Paragon, now Paragon Golin/Harris, in
1980. Paragon was listed in 1987 and sold to Shandwick in 1990. Hingston
has been given a seat on Kingficher’s executive committee. Current
corporate PR chief John Eyre retires in April.