The hatch-group has recruited Angela Podmore to lead its newly
formed operation in the Midlands.
Podmore joins from Birmingham's Incepta subsidiary Citigate Key
Communications - where she was a senior account director - and is being
asked to build a business with £1m fee income in three years.
hatch-group MD Michael Murphy said: 'Birmingham has some high quality PR
firms but not that many compared to the size of the market. The city is
a sea of construction cranes at the moment with 50,000 new service
sector jobs expected in the next two to three years. We think there is
Murphy added: 'With Podmore we have someone who knows the market well.
We will be focusing on the service sector, manufacturing, property,
issues management and government work,' he said.