BAE Systems has appointed Gulf Hill and Knowlton to handle its
Middle East PR after a three-way pitch. Gulf H&K will be responsible for
media relations and public affairs, running the account from its offices
in Bahrain and Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Nigel Perry, vice-chairman of Gulf
H&K will lead the account and has been handed responsibility for
establishing the company’s new name and corporate identity, following
the recent merger between Marconi Systems and British Aerospace.