LONDON—Edelman has named Christophe Ginisty as deputy managing director, European technology, digital evangelist and business development. Based in Paris, Ginisty will be leading the development of thinking and new business for both the technology and digital practices across the EMEA network. He will report to Jonathan Hargreaves, head of technology, EMEA, and Marshall Manson, head of digital. Ginisty recently stepped down as head of Rumeur Publique, the French technology public relations specialist. He also founded Internet sans Frontières, an NGO that promotes and defends freedom of expression on the internet.
COLOGNE—Robert Kinsella, editor-in-chief, Internet at the Munich Reinsurance Group in Munich, is joining financial communications specialist Stockheim Media as director, capital markets communication.
Kinsella has more than 20 years international marketing, communications and business development experience. He has served as director of Latin America for The NASDAQ Stock Market in New York; vice president global equities division at J.P. Morgan & Co.; and director of issuer service at Hornblower Fischer.
LONDON—Edelman has hired mobile apps and games expert Renate Nyborg, who joins its London digital practice as a director to spearhead development of the firm’s digital mobile offer. Nyborg was previously head of mobile business development at publishing conglomerate A&N Media, owner of the Daily Mail, MaiOnline.co.uk, Metro UK, FindaProperty.com, Jobsite.co.uk, Motors.co.uk and Teletext Holidays. Prior to joining A&N Media in March 2010 Nyborg was chief marketing officer for social hardware company Poken in San Francisco, and was a founding member of Twitter fundraising phenomenon Twestival.
STOCKHOLM—Diplomat Communications has recruited senior consultant Lena Krauss to strengthen its offer in investor relations and financial communication. Most recently, Krauss worked as a consultant on public relations and IR, as a sole proprietor, stationed in Singapore. For several years, she was the director of IR at Tele2, where she built up the company’s IR function. She has also been partner in Shared Value in London, financial analyst at ABN AMRO Alfred Berg in Stockholm and London.
STOCKHOLM—Patrik Romberg has been appointed senior vice president corporate communications at Swedish industrial company the Trelleborg Group. Romberg, who has been with Trelleborg since 2006, is currently responsible for a product area at Trelleborg Engineered Systems. Prior to that, he was HR manager at Trelleborg Engineered Systems.
LONDON—G4S, a leading international security solutions group, has appointed Bell Pottinger Business & Brand to enhance its profile and reputation in markets around the globe. Bell Pottinger Business & Brand was named as lead agency for G4S globally and for its UK businesses following a competitive tender and pitch. The Bell Pottinger team is being led by BPB&B chairman David Wilson and its managing director, Kevin Read, reporting to G4S group communications director Debbie McGrath and UK corporate affairs director Patrick Toyne-Sewell.