PUBLIC SECTOR: Caplan switches to Bristol City Council
Bristol City Council has appointed Simon Caplan as head of corporate communications. Caplan moves to Bristol from his current position as head of PR at the London Borough of Hounslow, which he held for four-and-half years. He will report to BCC cabinet secretary Terry Wagstaff, with a brief to oversee internal and external communications, media relations, design and public consultation support. He replaces Barry Taylor who has left after eight years to join the University of Bristol as director of marketing and communications.