Orange has brought in GolinHarris as its retained UK PR agency. GolinHarris beat Edelman to the brief.
Siren PR has been appointed by new tourist board Riviera Nayarit to launch the little-known Mexican destination to the UK market.
Shelter has hired Kay Boycott as director of communications, policy and campaigns. She is currently director of Oxford Strategic Marketing.
Gallie Godfrey has been signed up by national charity Grandparents Plus to help promote the role of grandparents.
Hilary Devey, an entrepreneur who featured in Channel 4 series The Secret Millionaire, is seeking corporate PR support for Pallex, her haulage company.
Russian Standard Vodka has hired Slam PR. Freud Communications previously held the brief.
Band & Brown Group has launched social media agency Brando Social, while Brahm has launched online PR division OnVisible.
The PRCA has acquired ComKnow, a specialist in public affairs training.