BAE Systems has recruited Scott Dodsworth as director of parliamentary relations. Dodsworth moves from his role as senior account manager at Fleishman-Hillard and replaces Simon Astley, now head of public affairs at Balfour Beatty.
He reports to BAE director of UK government relations, Bob Keen.
Interel Consulting UK MD Andrew Dunlop is taking up the new role of executive chairman at the agency, with director George McGregor promoted to succeed him. Steve Edwards has been appointed deputy MD. Interel was previously known as Politics International.
Food and Drink Federation comms director Julian Hunt is to become UK vice-president for public affairs and comms at Coca-Cola Enterprises. Hunt is a former editor of The Grocer. The Food and Drink Federation is currently recruiting for his replacement.