Munro & Forster has appointed Claire Grindal as senior account director to lead its public health portfolio. Grindal was previously head of media at mental health charity Mind, where she worked on the high profile Time to Change initiative. Mind is currently recruiting for her replacement. Munro & Forster has also promoted Vicky McGuire to associate director and John Coventry to account director.
Irish Breeze has called in Seventy Seven PR to launch DermaH20's new baby wipes. WaterWipes claim to be purer than other products because they are made without synthetic preservatives or chemical additives that can trigger nappy rash and atopic eczema. Seventy Seven PR beat off Nexus and Road Communications to the brief. It will target social networking sites for mums and will aim to spark debate about the hidden 'nasties' in more established baby wipe products.
Digitas Health is opening its first office in London to support its clients' growing need for international digital marketing services. It has poached Ogilvy Healthworld's digital business director June Dawson to be senior V-P and London MD.