Hilton Worldwide, the hotels group, has promoted Katrina Jones to V-P of corporate comms for Europe and Jules Kerby to director of corporate comms for Europe.
Wolfstar, the Leeds-based digital PR consultancy, has appointed Mark Hanson, the Labour blogger, as its deputy MD.
Stakeholder Communications has expanded into Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates with a tie-up with Saudi PR firm F&F PR. The new operation will be called Stakeholder International.
Neil Reading PR head of lifestyle Charlie Pearson has left to set up The Lifestyle Agency with eight launch clients.
Luchford apm has hired Cass Helstrip, travel specialist Rooster's PR director, as director of its travel and leisure division.
Julia Spence PR has been signed up by Hidden Cities to launch a five-year campaign promoting holidays on the British coast.
The CIPR has launched a Centre for Learning in London. It will run two courses to cater for 30 students.
Slice PR has been brought in to handle media for Hello Kitty's 35th anniversary celebrations in the UK.