The Conservative Party's 2015 conference will focus on traditional Tory messages of security, opportunity and stability, PRWeek has learned.
He most recently served as vice president of corporate affairs at Kraft before taking the role at Mondelez International, the owner of snack food brands such as Cadbury and Oreo, this week.
Frankie Oliver, joint managing director of Fever and board director of parent company Nelson Bostock Group, has decided to step down, after more than eight years at the group.
Andy Green has announced on Twitter that he is suspending his campaign to stand for president of the CIPR, leaving only one other candidate in the running.
Buchanan, the WPP-owned financial comms agency, has appointed Giles Sanderson to the newly created role of deputy chairman and partner.
Global PC and tablet accessories provider Logitech has appointed Creston agencies Fever Unlimited and Things Unlimited to a UK PR and social brief believed to be worth six figures, PRWeek has learned.
The majority of people feel that big businesses should make public comments on political issues - however, they are unlikely to actually trust those public comments, according to research.
In brief: Mumsnet in tie-up with Cadbury, Seven Hills hires IDS adviser, Brands2Life, Stature, BlueCurrent
Mumsnet announces content partnership with Cadbury, Seven Hills gets ex-IDS spad, Brands2Life hires ITN's Pearson to consumer team and more from PRWeek UK.
Hans-Gerd Bode has joined Volkswagen as head of group comms, investor relations and external relations.
Responsible investment management firm Alquity is looking for an ambassador to kick-start a global conversation about the relationship between business and society as part of a new campaign called 'Ubuntu People'.
Taxi company Uber has launched an online petition and Twitter campaign in response to new proposals by Transport for London, to bring in tougher rules for taxi firms in a bid to curb traffic congestion in the capital.
In brief: Fishburn finance head joins Benjamin Ball, Burning Night appoints Golley Slater, Stature wins BAFTA brief
Fishburn's finance head Paul Farrow joins Benjamin Ball, Burning Night bar group appoints Golley Slater, Stature PR wins BAFTA games brief and more from PRWeek UK.
Volkswagen says it plans to directly contact all customers who are affected by the firm's emissions scandal, and will inform them how their vehicle can be "fixed".
Marty McFly's DeLorean pulled over and the Batmobile gets 'towed away': Lego video game stunt gets social media revving
The agency Brown Betty PR got Twitter motoring after it deployed four iconic film vehicles to visit media firms across London on Tuesday - with the DeLorean car from Back To The Future gaining column inches after a run-in with the law.
Eamonn Holmes' Sky News interview this morning with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was labelled as odd, embarrassing and nonsensical on social media - but which of the two men bore the brunt of those criticisms?
The charity Comic Relief has hired House PR to manage a national campaign to promote the Sainsbury's Sport Relief Games 2016, following a five-way pitch.
Volkswagen has appointed PR firms Finsbury in the UK and Kekst in the US as the car company continues to deal with the fallout from its emissions crisis.
Sir Martin Sorrell has told a conference that businesses will eventually renew investment in their brands, in agencies and in creativity - also telling the London audience that he disliked what he called the "snooty attitude" some business people still have towards creativity.
In brief: Champollion appoints ex-Diageo comms chief; new comms head at Red Cross; Cohn & Wolfe's India acquisition
Champollion appoints ex-Diageo comms chief Ian Wright, Abrams to head comms at British Red Cross, Cohn & Wolfe acquires Six Degrees to boost India offering, Gerber appoints Aduro Communications for EU brief, and more from PRWeek UK.
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UK-based integrated creative agency FCB Inferno has been involved in creating and promoting 'The Unsigned Petition', which is part of Pearson's Project Literacy initiative.
The British Red Cross has appointed Zoe Abrams as its new executive director of comms and engagement.
Porta Communications has appointed Steffan Williams, former partner at Finsbury and co-founder of Publicis-owned Capital MSL, as group managing director, with a remit to "lead the next stage of the group's development".
Former Liberal Democrat health minister Paul Burstow has joined MHP to provide strategic advice and support to clients and staff.
Nissan has appointed Stuart Jackson, CEO of Up Communications and former comms director of phone companies EE and Orange, as vice-president of comms for Europe.
In brief: MHP hires ex-minister Burstow, Mother recruits FinchFactor, Ezzeldin named IBT PR lead for EMEA
MHP hires ex-minister Burstow, Mother recruits FinchFactor, Ezzeldin is the first IBT PR lead for UK and EMEA, FCA lawyer joins Houblon Communications, and more from PRWeek UK.
The agency - now known as WE - also has a new logo and revamped website.
Kuhlman will be replaced by Microsoft Corporation's GM of communications strategy Jonathan Adashek, who becomes global VP of communications and CCO.
The group behind the MOBO Awards has appointed W to a new brief to publicise its series of cultural events taking place prior to the music and culture awards ceremony on 4 November.
In brief: 3x1 makes acquisitions and London move, The Romans gets whisky business, Overture and Cratus make hires
3x1 makes acquisitions and London move, The Macallan appoints The Romans for global brief, Overture bulks up professional services offering and more from PRWeek UK.
The Labour Party has clarified that Kevin Slocombe holds the job title of interim spokesman to the leader, but says there is no set time frame for a full-time appointment.
In Brief: Hills Balfour to launch Evaneos; H+K promotes Walsh to healthcare MD; Rooster wins Irish drinks brand
Hills Balfour wins account to launch Evaneos Travel, H+K promotes Jessica Walsh to MD of Healthcare, Clarion gets breakfast brand MOMA and more from PRWeek UK.
Newly created Crossborders Public Relations: A Global Alliance is comprised of The Marino Organization, Say What?, Storm Communications, and Porterfield Public Relations.