TECH Kingston Communications has promoted group director of comms Anita Pace to marketing director for the telco's regional consumer, business and internet services operation. Pace now oversees a team of 28, adding product management and marcoms to her IR and corporate comms brief.
CONSUMER Bennetts Motorcycle Insurance is reviewing its consumer account out of three-year incumbent Ptarmigan PR, which has been invited to re-pitch.
AGENCY Frank & Earnest Communications is hunting an MD after founder Brett Gregory-Peake relinquished the role to concentrate on ‘strategic development'. Now acting as chairman, Gregory-Peake said the agency wanted someone who would invest in return for ‘significant equity'.
BROADCAST RadioCentre, the soon-to-launch body representing the commercial radio industry, has appointed The Media Foundry to assist with its launch and recruitment of an in-house comms team.
CORPORATE Burson-Marsteller's Amsterdam office has recruited Catelijne Wessels in the newly created post of corporate comms director with a brief to strengthen clients' CSR credentials. She joins from business network CSR Europe, where she is a senior director.
AGENCY Northern Ireland-based GCAS Public Relations has rebranded as Duffy Rafferty Communications. With ten full-time staff and annual fee income of £850,000, the agency has undergone a management buyout by directors Lawrence Duffy and Michael Rafferty in 2005.
TECHNOLOGY Chameleon PR's total fee income for 2005 was £1.1m, rather than £1.4m as stated in the Technology league table (PRWeek, 9 June). It has 17, not 27 staff, and is a member of the PRCA.