The Week

Network Rail has appointed Tony Blair's former spokesman Tom Kelly as director of comms.

He headed comms at the FSA and before that was director of comms at BAA.

Hacked Off, a campaign for a full public inquiry into phone hacking, launched at Westminster on Wednesday backed by politicians, celebrities and public figures.

Fishburn Hedges has appointed three senior non-exec advisors - Phil Collins, ex-speechwriter to Tony Blair; Tim Johns, ex-VP of global corporate comms at Unilever; and John Longworth, former head of corporate affairs at Asda.

Kaizo's management team has completed a buyout from its marcoms group owners The Argyll Consultancies.

BMW has brought in Freud Communications to handle a six-figure brief to promote its sponsorship of the 2012 Olympic Games.

The Egyptian State Tourist Office has handed a 12-month consumer and travel trade PR contract to Media Consulta UK.

Heinz has called in Publicasity to handle consumer PR for its range of soups and beans.

Brunswick has appointed Phil Riggins as a partner in Brunswick Research, joining from APCO, where he was director of APCO Insight for EMEA.

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