In brief: StreetLink appoints Tin Man, Clarkson joins GCI, W eyes further Asia expansion, Rooster, Brighter Group

StreetLink appoints Tin Man for World Homeless Day; Cally Clarkson joins GCI Health as head of medical education; W eyes further Asia expansion after opening Singapore office; DFDS Seaways brings Rooster on board for UK PR contract; City Cruises appoints The Brighter Group to raise profile and more from PRWeek UK.

Tin Man will develop a campaign for World Homeless Day in October
Tin Man will develop a campaign for World Homeless Day in October

StreetLink appoints Tin Man for World Homeless Day

Homelessness charity StreetLink has tasked Tin Man with developing a thought-provoking campaign to promote World Homeless Day in October. Tin Man won the work following a competitive pitch. The campaign may lead to further work with the charity.

Cally Clarkson joins GCI Health as head of medical education

Cally Clarkson has joined the agency GCI Health as its first director of medical education. London-based, she arrives from medical education and marketing services firm Apothecom Scopemedical where she was director of client services. Previous employers include TVF Communications.

W eyes further Asia expansion after opening Singapore office

Markets such as Thailand and Indonesia – rather than 'traditional territories' such as China or Hong Kong – are the next likely destinations for the UK agency W after it recently opened its first Asia office in Singapore. This is according to W CEO and founder Warren Johnson; click for the full story from PRWeek Asia.

DFDS Seaways brings Rooster on board for UK PR contract

Shipping and logistics company DFDS Seaways has hired Rooster to manage its consumer, corporate and trade PR, following a competitive pitch. The account was previously held by Westgate Communications. Rooster will aim to increase passenger numbers by targeting new audiences and position DFDS as the world's leading ferry provider.

City Cruises appoints The Brighter Group to raise profile

Sightseeing operator City Cruises has appointed The Brighter Group, to raise the profile of the company’s growing sightseeing and experience tours on the Thames in London and Poole, Dorset. The retained contract, won through a competitive pitch, was previously held by Flagship PR.

Kingsland Drinks brings in Stir PR

UK independent wine and spirits supplier Kingsland has brought in Stir PR as its retained agency, after a four-way pitch. Stir will look to boost the company's profile in the consumer and trade media.

H+K Strategies becomes content partner of Gulf directors institute

Alongside four legal and financial firms, H+K Strategies has become a content partner for the Gulf Cooperation Council’s Board Directors Institute. It was approached directly to take up the three-year role, which began last week.

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