News in brief

CORPORATE British Airways consumer PR manager Anna Martin has left the airline without a job to go to after more than seven years with the company.

AGENCY Four Communications has taken over the Mr Men account previously held by Taylor Herring. The account, tendered by Mr Men property rights owner Chorion, is for UK consumer and trade work.

CORPORATE The Olympic Delivery Authority has shortlisted agencies for a project involving strategic advice for a nationwide schools competition that aims to get schools involved in the planning of the VeloPark, one of the five Olympic venues.

CONSUMER Personal finance website has brought in Cohn+Wolfe to raise its consumer profile and propaganda to work on corporate communications. They are the Associated Newspapers-owned website's first agency's appointments

AGENCY Stephen Davies, better known as ‘', has joined Frank PR. Previously at Edelman, he will work on developing Frank's online proposition, Super Fans as well as working on accounts for Blackberry, Epson and Npower.

CONSUMER The lawn Tennis Association is using Seal Communications to drive ticket sales for a series of major tournaments.

CLARIFICATION PRWeek would like to clarify that Weber Shandwick was appointed to a national PR account with George Wimpey before its planned merger with Taylor Woodrow. WS will undertake national media relations and co-ordinate the activity of Wimpey's regional agencies but will not lobby government on house­building and does not have a brief from the merged company Taylor Wimpey.

CORPORATE HarknessKennett has hired the former head of global internal comms at Cable and Wireless, Janet Webb, to head its interim internal comms practice. She reports directly into founding partner, James Harkness.

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