The Week

Brown-Forman Beverages has a pitch under way to find an agency to handle its Southern Comfort brand. A shortlist has already been drawn up.

Chelsea Football Club has appointed Publicasity to launch a club museum at its Stamford Bridge ground.

Raffles Hotels & Resorts has drafted in travel specialist Mango PR on a two-year retainer to create exposure for the brand. Raffles previously used PRCo.

Lexis PR has hired two Hill & Knowlton staffers to senior roles. Katie Taylor joins as senior associate director and Dan Leach as digital creative director.

Warwick Castle has called in House PR to handle comms for its summer programme, including The Great British Weekend.

E&J Gallo has handed the consumer PR for three more wine brands to W Communications, including the UK launch of Barefoot, the biggest-selling wine brand in the US. Gallo first appointed the agency in March.

Daniel Rigby, who scooped the best actor gong at the Baftas for his portrayal of Eric Morecambe in the BBC drama Eric and Ernie, is in the process of signing to Katie Phillips PR. Phillips left The PR Office this year to set up her agency, with clients including Ricky Gervais and Jason Manford.

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