LONDON: James Thompson, retail and leisure reporter at The Independent and the London Evening Standard, is quitting the media group to join RLM Finsbury.
Thompson will join the London agency next month as an associate partner.
It is thought he will continue his focus on retail and leisure in his new job.
RLM Finsbury said his specific role and client duties are yet to be determined, but the agency does have a retail client list that includes Sainsbury's, Alliance Boots, Marks & Spencer, and Home Retail Group.
Thomson has worked at the Independent Group for more than five years, most recently working across The Independent, i, Independent on Sunday, and the Evening Standard.
RLM Finsbury represents about one-fifth of the FTSE 100 financial index, according to Adviser Rankings.
This story originally appeared on the website of PRWeek UK.