CORPORATE Littlewoods Shop Direct Group has appointed Anthony Taylor to the new role of head of external comms. Taylor joins from the General Medical Council in Manchester, where he was PR manager.
EVENT PRWeek chairman Lord Heseltine is the guest speaker at the Women in Public Relations Annual Lunch, to be held at Claridge’s. Date is 18th September, 12.30pm for 13.15 lunch. For more information, please contact Clara at Fuel PR: firstname.lastname@example.org
AGENCY Krishna Montgomery, former PR and operations director of spa brand BlissWorld, has launched a health and beauty PR agency called Monty. Montgomery.
B2B The 2008 London Festival of Architecture has appointed Theresa Simon & Partners for an international PR campaign. The agency will announce sponsorship opportunities for the festival this October.
AGENCY Sian Evans has joined Brando as senior account director and will be looking to build the agency’s music and entertainment credentials. She joins from Cow PR where she worked on Tia Maria, Tesco and Strada.
B2B Golley Slater has won a primarily B2B account from value retail chain The Original Factory Shop. The appointment comes as the 78-strong chain launches a three-year, 200-store, expansion plan.
CORPORATE Architecture practice John McAslan & Partners has appointed Alison Stawarz to the newly created post of head of communications. She was previously interim PR manager at rival architecture firm Gensler.
EVENT The domain name green.co.uk is to be sold at a live auction at the Savoy, London on Friday 7th September 2007. Interested parties should visit www.domainfocus.co.uk.
AGENCY Bray Leino has appointed Henry’s House associate director Penny Brigwell into the new role of head of B2B. At Henry’s House, managing director Ginny Paton has just returned from maternity leave and will take over the management of the Virgin Media account from Brignell.
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