LONDON: Paul Barker is planning to join Bell Pottinger in January as a partner in its corporate and financial practice.
He has experience both as a communications director and as a journalist.
Barker was director of corporate communications and investor relations at HMV Group for eight years. More recently, he was in similar roles at Segro and The Monarch Group.
Barker's time in journalism included the roles of publisher and editor-in-chief at FT Business.
This story originally appeared on the website of PRWeek UK.