LONDON: Brunswick Group has increased its capabilities in the investor relations realm with a number of new hires over the past months, most recently, Gillian Karran-Cumberlege, now a partner in the UK for the firm. Previously, Karran-Cumberlege was group head of investor relations at Volkswagon. Other hires include Anne Dunn as partner in South Africa, Birgitta Henriksson as director in Stockholm, and Peter Sjovall as director in China. In the US, Brunswick has added Steve Milunovich as partner. Milunovich is formerly a managing director and technology analyst at Merrill Lynch.