Carlsberg-Tetley, still reeling from a media battering over its new
alcopop Thickhead, has lost its PR chief to rival brewer Scottish and
Corporate PR manager Linda Bain will join S&N’s Edinburgh office on 30
September as corporate affairs manager.
Her departure from Carlsberg-Tetley on 6 September came just three days
after the launch of Thickhead but it is understood Bain had already
secured the job at S&N some time before.
She will be joined at S&N by IBM parliamentary and government manager
Chris Lowe who is to become Scottish and Newcastle’s new corporate
Both staff will report to director of corporate affairs Richard Gibb at
the company, which owns Center Parcs, Pontins, Scottish Courage and
Scottish and Newcastle Retail.
Bain has been replaced at Carlsberg by its regional PR manager for South
Midlands and Wales, John Haywood.