PLMR hires Nicolas Clark
Nicolas Clark, currently media and public affairs manager at The Crown Estate, will join the agency PLMR next month. Clark has been at the organisation, which returns all profits from its large portfolio of Crown-owned property and land across the UK to HM Treasury, since 2013. He previously spent time working in the Conservative Party. He will be a senior account manager for the London agency.
Just:: Health rebrands
Just:: Health Communications has been renamed as HAVAS Just::. The agency was acquired almost exactly a year ago by the French network. Donna Murphy, CEO of HAVAS' health division, said: "In the past 12 months HAVAS Just:: has successfully joined forces with other agencies in the HAVAS Health network to offer clients a unique and unified agency approach to healthcare communications."
MHP wins Avant Homes
Avant Homes, one of the UK's largest privately owned housebuilders, has selected MHP as its new financial PR agency. The account team is led by MHP Financial CEO Andrew Jaques. Avant built more than 1,200 homes in the 12 months to April 2016 and has more than 600 staff.
TK to launch coffee brand
Integrated agency TK has been appointed to manage PR and marketing for the UK launch of coffee-making equipment brand Melitta Professional Coffee Solutions. The agency was founded in 2000, and has since opened in London and Los Angeles.