The MacLaurin Group has restructured to give Vikki Stace
responsibility for overseeing the combined MacLaurin Communications and
Powerhouse PR operations as managing director.
Stace was previously managing director of Powerhouse, which the
MacLaurin Group bought last September (PR Week, 26 September 1997). She
takes over some responsibilities from founder Brian MacLaurin who
remains group chief executive and will focus on new business.
’Business comes into the group centrally, and goes to the most skilled
team,’ explained MacLaurin. He added that the PR operations would retain
As part of the restructure MacLaurin director Peter Law, who has been
with the firm since 1994, has resigned and plans to set up his own PR
company specialising in advertising and broadcasting.
MacLaurin stressed that the parting was amicable and said he expected to
work with Law in the future.
Law is expected to take at least one member of staff with him and may
also take one or two clients.