LONDON: Lucy Gilchrist, the head of energy and resources public affairs and corporate agency Hanover, is joining PepsiCo as head of external affairs in the UK.
The company hired Gilchrist to replace Andrew Slight, who was promoted to director of global public policy and government affairs in December.
Gilchrist, an associate director at Hanover, will be replaced as head of energy and resources by DECC strategic policy manager Alison Woodhouse.
Gilchrist has worked at Hanover since 2010. She previously worked for the UK Conservative Party, FTI Consulting, DeHavilland, and the UK National Health Service.
Gilchrist and PepsiCo could not be reached for comment.
This story originally appeared on the website of PRWeek UK.