Members of Thomas Cook’s senior communications team have all been employed across a range of industry sectors, less than a year after the travel and hospitality group collapsed following a major corporate crisis.
Grammatik Agency has appointed Siobhán Hofma as account director, joining the senior leadership team. Hofma has been in the media industry for more than 20 years and specialises in realistic digital humans and interactive virtual characters. She will work with Grammatik to expand its portfolio, develop client relationships and reach new audiences.
Marco has appointed tourism communications leader, Tomás Matesanz, as its global business development and innovation officer.
Burlington has appointed Amelia Heathman as junior editorial director. She joins from the Evening Standard, where she covered emerging new companies in consumer technology, venture capital and how lifestyles are adapting to technology.
Omnicom’s longtime SVP and chief diversity officer Tiffany Warren will leave the company for a role at Sony Music Group.
Four Communications Group has appointed Dame Heather Rabbatts as its new chair.
The Taylor Bennett Foundation has hired Kuldeep Mehmi as vice-chair. Mehmi is a communications manager at Savills and went through the foundation’s flagship programme in 2012. He takes over from John Lehal.
Sermelo has appointed James Hardy as an associate partner. He joins from Ketchum, where he was a senior account director, and brings more than a decade’s experience in corporate communications. He previously worked for the Conservative Party, advising on the communications strategy for the 2008 London Mayoral election, and has also worked for the Prince’s Trust charity.