Sanders-Hewett leaves Redleaf for Alma
Redleaf Communications has unveiled a new leadership team following a number of appointments, as well as the departure of nine-year veteran Rebecca Sanders-Hewett, who will join financial specialist Alma PR. Sanders-Hewett was head of the firm's capital markets team, which will now be lead by joint heads Elisabeth Cowell, a new joiner from St Brides Partners, and Charlie Geller. Corporate is led by recent hires Guy Smith and Robin Tozer, the latter after a short spell at Thomas Cook. New hire Karen Wragg is one of four leads on the professional and financial services team, and the trio of property team leaders includes another new arrival, Laura Westmacott.
LSBU offers place to Grayling
Grayling has been appointed by London South Bank University (LSBU) to deliver a three-month PR campaign to support it through the annual Clearing process - the mechanism through which university applicants not initially gaining a place can find an alternative course. The project will include thought leadership from LSBU figures and focus on the key challenges facing students today.
Bottle bags 2degrees brief
The digital collaboration platform provider 2degrees has appointed Bottle to increase its profile within the trade and national media. It will publicise two 2degrees brands: supply chain and manufacturing product Manufacture 2030; and Innovation Gateway, which is used by leading brands including Tesco and Heathrow.
SEEN hires Vogue director
The creative group SEEN has appointed British Vogue's former beauty and health director Nicola Moulton as its new creative director, working across the group's Beauty SEEN, Be SEEN, Social SEEN and V-SEEN brands. She will also lead the group’s new global content and creative development division, Studio SEEN and work. The SEEN group itself launched in October last year, as part of plans to expand Beauty SEEN, which had been trading for nearly a decade.
Gorkana's Gadd heads to PRgloo
The head of marketing at Gorkana and Cision, David Gadd, has joined PRgloo – a media relations platform founded in 2013 by Samantha Deeks – as chief commercial officer.
Thorp joins HROC
Moseley agency HROC has appointed Penny Thorp as an account manager to run several PR and social media accounts. The company's fifth appointment in six months, she spent the past two years at Grayling.