PRovoke Media 13 Dec 2021 // 8:47AM GMT
LONDON — Brunswick has appointed Dan Lambeth as its latest partner in London. Lambeth joins the strategic advisory firm after 11 years at JP Morgan, where he led the firm’s sustainability agenda in Europe. He previously served as head of regulatory policy and communication at the Royal Bank of Scotland, senior manager, regulatory strategy at the London Stock Exchange and brand head, financial services at HM Treasury. In his new role he will focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues.
LONDON — Corporate and B2B specialist Firstlight has promoted Anna Price (pictured) to managing director, as founder Paul Davies steps up to become the group’s CEO after 13 years. Price joined Firstlight in 2016 and has led work with Klarna, Jet2, Chicago Booth Business School and Tink. She will oversee day-to-day operations while Davies will focus on the group’s growth. The agency has also promoted Imogen Robinson to associate director, among other promotions spanning account executive to account director levels. The moves follow the recent hire of Neil Young to head the digital practice.
LONDON — B2B tech PR, AR and content marketing consultancy Resonance has made two senior hires to its leadership team, joining co-MDs Claire Williamson and Tom Fry. Jessica Davis joins from Spreckley as head of PR, to oversee PR campaigns for the agency’s enterprise technology clients. Davis has worked across a broad range of B2B accounts within the technology, retail, finance, and healthcare sectors. Susie Evershed joins from Babel as head of client innovation and new business, in a role that sits across Resonance’s three services pillars of AR, PR and content and inbound marketing.She has also worked at Hotwire and Speed.
MANCHESTER — Be the Best Communications has appointed data and political journalist David Ottewell as head of communications, data and insight. Ottewell joins from the New Statesman Media Group where he was head of data journalism, creating the group’s data journalism content strategy and playing a key role in the delivery of new news websites to cover global foreign investment, energy and infrastructure, technology, cities and urban issues, and capital flow. He was previously head of data journalism at Reach, the UK’s largest largest commercial national and regional news publisher, and earlier worked as political editor and hub news editor at the Manchester Evening News.
DUBAI — WPP branding agency Landor & Fitch has appointed Jane Bloomfield as global chief marketing officer, responsible for developing new business, marketing and communication strategies across the group, oversee the global marcoms team and PR agency relationships, as well as fostering collaboration across Landor & Fitch’s 1,200 people in 19 studios worldwide. Bloomfield joins from Kantar, where she was chief growth officer.
MANCHESTER — Digital PR agency JBH has appointed James Bishop as business development manager after a year of growth. Bishop has 15 years’ experience of leading business development across technology, digital and fintech companies, including Web Foundry and PayL8R.