Ocean Group, the global freight management firm, has moved its
pounds 60,000 fee account out of Ludgate Communications to the Maitland
Ludgate was appointed six months ago following a pitch against
Shandwick, the Hogarth Partnership, the Maitland Consultancy and Hudson
Nick Fitzherbert, a director of Ludgate, confirmed that the agency no
longer represents Ocean.
Following the recent departure of four of its directors (PR Week, 23
Jan), Ludgate is expected to announce the arrival of Paul Burgin,
previously media director at Consolidated Communications, to work in its
financial services division.
The move comes as Ludgate confirmed the departure of two more members of
staff. Account manager James Leviton is joining Finsbury and Hugh
Fraser, account manager in Ludgate’s financial services division is
joining Dewe Rogerson.