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:

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.

The domain name is to be sold at a live auction at the Savoy, London on Friday 7th Septem­ber 2007. Interested parties should visit

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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