JP Morgan picks Richard Holloway
JP Morgan has chosen Richard Holloway to succeed Joe Evangelisti as head
of corporate communications for Europe, Middle East and Africa. A
consultant at the Maitland Consultancy and head of group PR at SG
Warburg before that, Holloway will join the investment bank in November.
Evangelisti is to head up JP Morgan’s global media relations in New
Scanlon to ‘counsel’ Edelman on issues
Edelman PR has brought in John Scanlon, former partner at New York PR
firm Abernathy MacGregor Scanlon, as ‘counsel’ on issues management and
public affairs. Scanlon, under investigation by US authorities for his
role in efforts to discredit Jeffrey Wigand, a former tobacco industry
employee turned whistleblower, on behalf of Brown and Williamson, will
be working with Edelman’s European president Michel Ogrizek, but not on
Nicholls lands combined Gatwick role
London Gatwick Airport is to merge its public affairs and marketing
teams and hand overall responsibility to head of PR Caroline Nicholls.
The move follows the departure of marketing head Mike Luddy to Bristol
Lynne Franks publishes youth guide
Lynne Franks has launched a bi-annual guide to the youth market called
Hype. The publication, edited by agency consultant Richard Brett, gives
marketers a comprehensive, A-Z definition of under-25 culture -from
‘drum ’n’ bass’ to ‘white trash.’
Rank beginners bank on Barclay
Cable operator CableTel has hired Media House to handle Scottish PR
prior to a major push into consumer and business markets. The business,
worth around pounds 70,000, was previously handled by TMA
Press cutting service for financial PR
A new press cuttings agency, Precise Press Cuttings, launched this week
specialising in the financial PR market. The company is a 50/50 joint
venture with the existing press cuttings company, Energy Data Services
IPR reviews management structure
The IPR has kicked off a review of its management structure in a bid to
simplify its decision-making processes. Options will be discussed at
next month’s national IPR conference.
Shandwick launches on-line business
Shandwick has launched a new business, Shandwick Interactive, to offer
support on web sites, CD-ROMs, interactive presentations and Internet
New hi-tech/health agency
Corporate and hi-tech firm EMC Euro PR & Marketing has joined healthcare
specialist Fulcrum PR to form a 12-strong, Wimbledon-based agency.
Walsh aims for National coverage
The Royal National Theatre has named its senior press representative,
Fiona Walsh, 30, as its new head of press office. Walsh joined the RNT
in July after three years with the English National Ballet.
A Plus downloads web press pack
A Plus has linked with research company CDT to launch a world wide web-
based press pack. The pack, claiming to be a world first, announced a
global deal between CDT and Philips Components.