Johnson King has appointed Claire Ayles and Flora Haslam as joint MDs, replacing longstanding MD Mike King. Ayles and Haslam will take over responsibility for the day-to-day running of the 25-person agency. King, who founded the agency back in 1992 and has been at the helm ever since, remains majority shareholder and moves to the newly created position of agency chairman.
The Profile Group, which provides news planning services, has asked Wendy Bailey PR to launch its Red Pages iPhone app. Red Pages, which provides the media with celebrity contacts, will now have an iPhone app that is free to subscribers.
Windows UK is using retained agency 3 Monkeys to launch its spring PC collection - a showcase of 30 computers chosen by Microsoft to suit individual needs. The collection includes a laptop made from aircraft grade aluminium. Windows and 3 Monkeys have recruited The Gadget Show presenters Pollyanna Woodward and Ortis Deley to front the launch.
10 Yetis has been called in to help gaming website Ntrails.com gain maximum impact on its launch and future site activity. The website takes users on a web treasure hunt, leading them to sponsor websites on which games are hidden. The win follows two others for 10 Yetis: a new affiliate video gaming website Playr2.com and a new website for Personal Injury Lawyers.
Air Studios has named Bubble & Squeak as its retained agency. The agency will help the company, which provides recording services for music and film professionals, with a restructure campaign, as well as PR for all of its divisions including Air Studios and Air Mastering.