LONDON—Alex Pagett, formerly corporate affairs director at the Hilton Group, has joined Beattie Communications as a non-executive director. He will focus on advising on strategy and reputation management for corporate, financial, consumer and business-to-business clients.
Pagett was previously corporate affairs and communications director at Bank of Scotland running up to its merger with Halifax and moves to the agency side of the business for the first time, having begun his PR career working for the Government Information Services. He also served as chief press officer at the Scottish Office.
Beattie has a team of 20 focused on corporate PR and reputation management and Pagett will work with existing teams in the firm’s offices in London, Manchester, Leeds and Scotland.