Louise Shield will join the bank Santander UK as director of corporate comms on 1 August.
Connect Communications has undergone a management buyout that has seen executive chairman Gill Morris sell her majority stake and take ownership of Devo Connect, its division focused on the devolved nations, as a separate agency.
Finsbury and its WPP partner agency Hering Schuppener have been appointed to handle corporate comms around the proposed $62bn (£42.8bn) bid by German life sciences firm Bayer for American agrochemical giant Monsanto.
Pan-European exchange Euronext, which had more than 1,300 listed issuers and is worth a total of more than €3tr (£2.3tr, $3.37tr) at the end of 2015, has appointed London's Montfort Communications as its UK strategic comms adviser.
Nissan has announced a restructure of its pan-European comms team, with several senior appointments and promotions alongside the transfer of corporate responsibility to the comms division.
The firm was brought on last month after an RFP process.
BT's group director of corporate affairs, Michael Prescott, will leave the business later this year after nearly seven years at the company.
Britons are some of the most sceptical people in the world in terms of their relationship with brands - but they are more likely to perceive UK firms as trustworthy and reliable, according to new research.
Sky's director of external comms, Robert Fraser, is to leave next month after more than 16 years with the company, PRWeek has learned.
Automotive companies are collectively the most loved brands in the UK, with nine car makers including Audi, BMW, Ferrari and Porsche featuring in a top 25 list compiled by social media watcher NetBase.
Powerscourt has been hired to handle international comms for the upcoming $11bn (£7.6bn) IPO of Denmark's state-backed energy giant DONG Energy, which is expected to be among the biggest flotations in Europe this year.
The current trend towards the articulation of corporate purpose could give rise to "purpose wash" in the same way that the reaction of some businesses to calls for environmental responsibility was to commit "green wash", it is feared.
Ruder Finn has hired Keith Hughes as the new head of its corporate practice and formalized its EVP of storytelling and media position with Rachel Spielman.
London and Edinburgh agency Charlotte Street Partners, whose board includes Roland Rudd and Scottish entrepreneur Sir Angus Grossart, is expanding into the healthcare and investor relations markets.
Louise Winmill has become the third former Freuds employee to move to an in-house role in as many weeks as she today joins notonthehighstreet.com to establish an in-house corporate comms practice.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has pledged to meet conservative critics in a bid to persuade them that the social network is taking allegations that it has suppressed right-wing news sources seriously.
Politicians are famous for dodging journalists' questions, and it is happening all too often.
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