AGENCY Staniforth CEO Colin Whitehead has left the Omnicom-owned agency after 20 years. He told PRWeek he wanted a 'new challenge' but had nothing lined up. Emma Chadwick, MD of Staniforth, said there were no current plans to replace Whitehead in the CEO role.
CONSUMER Shine Communications is targeting a younger, male audience on behalf of Drambuie whisky. This weekend 'Drambuie Pursuit' - a race across the Scottish Highlands including white-water rafting and mountain biking - will be televised on Channel 4.
AGENCY Attenborough Associates and Saffron PR are to rebrand as Attenborough Saffron. Attenborough acquired Saffron two-and-a-half years ago (PRWeek, 28 November 2003), but the firms have until now been run as separate businesses.
EVENT The Queen's comms secretary Penny Russell-Smith and The Prince of Wales' PR aide Paddy Harverson will discuss 'the state of Royal comment in the media' at an Editorial Intelligence event on 2 May. PRWeek editor Daniel Rogers will chair the discussion, which will feature various national journalists, at PRWeek's offices. For more details email email@example.com.