Benugo hires Fleet Street
Benugo, a cafe chain with more than 30 sites across London and the South East, has appointed Fleet Street Communications as its retained PR agency. The agency is based in London and Birmingham and is nearly five years old, with other clients including Carlsberg UK, and Cafe Rouge and Bella Italia owner Casual Dining Group.
FTI strengthens public affairs
FTI Consulting has appointed Fiona Holroyde as MD within its public affairs practice. She had spent the past year as a senior policy adviser to the Royal Mail Group, and was head of public affairs at MHP prior to that. She will report to FTI's UK head of public affairs Alex Deane.
Pernod Ricard promotes
Aurélie Kane has been promoted to the position of comms and corporate affairs director at drinks brand Pernod Ricard UK, effective 1 July. She joined the business in 2006 as head of corporate comms, and will now join the Pernod Ricard UK executive committee. She will continue to report to Pernod Ricard UK MD Denis O’Flynn.
Crowdmix appoints Manifest
Manifest has been appointed retained comms agency of the social crowd platform Crowdmix, which allows users to share and discover music, and is currently available on an invite-only basis.
Mischief appointed by GetStocks
Mischief has been appointed to support start-up stocks and shares app GetStocks to break into the mainstream. A large part of the brief sees the agency’s dedicated influencer marketing team give money to Tweeters and Instagrammers to invest, with proceeds going to charity.
Hairdressing work for RBH
RBH Creative Communications Agency has been appointed by the National Hairdressers' Federation to deliver a new brand identity. The federation is the UK’s largest trade organisation for hairdressing, barbering and beauty salons.