In Brief: Arcadis appoints Cohen from Edelman, Bottle's name and management changes, CMI hires Good Relations

Arcadis appoints global director of comms from Edelman, Bottle makes management changes amid rebrand, CMI hires Good Relations, account win for Luchford APM, double hire at HealthUnlimited and more from PRWeek UK.

Jeremy Cohen: Edelman's global director of strategy joins Arcadis
Jeremy Cohen: Edelman's global director of strategy joins Arcadis

Arcadis hires Edelman's Jeremy Cohen

Arcadis, the global design and consultancy firm for natural and built assets, has appointed Jeremy Cohen from Edelman as global director of marketing and comms. At the end of this month Cohen will leave Edelman, where he is currently global director of strategy and operations, having previously worked at Shell and Phillips among others. He succeeds Philip Youell, who retired in October 2015.

Bottle makes management changes

Bottle has promoted Natasha Hill from director of consumer to managing director, with former MD Will Cairns to take on a new role as founder. Hill joined Bottle at the beginning of 2015 having spent seven years at Cancer Research UK as brand and strategic marketing director. Bottle has also rebranded, removing the 'PR' to reflect the variety of content-led work that the agency now does.

CMI calls on Good Relations

The Chartered Management Institute has appointed Good Relations to handle its PR and comms in the UK. The brief aims to tackle the problem of ineffective leaders and 'accidental managers', who lack professional qualifications. Good Relations won the thought leadership, research and press office-focused brief following a competitive pitch.

Golley Retail appoints digital head

Alan Click has joined Golley Retail as digital director, where he will work on clients including P&G, Coca-Cola, Asda and Carrefour. He has previously held a variety of agency roles and most recently worked for supermarket chain Morrisons.

Stripe drafts in Chris Stevenson for new London office

Stripe Communications has appointed Chris Stevenson to the role of managing director for its new London office. Stevenson, previously director of client service and business development at Emanate, will report to Edinburgh-based chief executive Juliet Simpson. The agency has also taken on Hilary Joiner as creative director, Lesley Morton as head of brand entertainment and Anna Russell as director of strategy.

Luchford APM wins designer brief

Luxury lifestyle comms agency Luchford APM has been appointed to develop a PR campaign for interior designer Morpheus London. The agency has been briefed to position Morpheus London as an established interior design house and help build the brand worldwide.

Peppermint Soda wins new business

Manchester-based PR agency Peppermint Soda has won three new clients: property developer Story Homes, property investment specialist Till Asset Management and building contractor Artez Group.

New hires at HealthUnlimited

Liberation Unlimited and Red Door Unlimited, part of Creston, have hired Amy Morgan and Andrew Lamb, respectively. Lamb's new role is head of digital strategy. He previously headed up digital at Ogilvy Healthworld Medical Education, Ketchum’s European healthcare PR practice, and sister medical education agency Inspired Science. Morgan joins as an account manager from Firstlight PR.

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