Fast retailing, owner of brands such as Uniqlo, has appointed Aldo Liguori to the new role of global PR director, based in Tokyo. Liguori was head of global comms at Sony Ericsson.
Gatwick Airport executive director of comms Andrew McCallum has become group director of comms and external affairs at Dana Petroleum.
Grayling has launched a product placement company called Premiere, in partnership with NMG Product Placement.
Lucre Communications' head of digital, Jono Marcus, is leaving this month to become Brando's digital innovation director.
Ketchum Pleon has promoted David Gallagher to CEO of Europe, as Timo Sieg will leave the firm at the end of 2011.
Weber Shandwick has been chosen by Hybu Cig Cymru Meat Promotion Wales to handle PR for Welsh lamb and beef.
Aigua Media, the network of fashion blogs that includes Catwalk Queen and BagLady, has called in EdenCancan to handle its UK PR.
Correction: In the 19 August edition, Warren Johnson was referred to as founder of 'MD Communications'. He is MD of W Communications.