LONDON—Manning Selvage & Lee has named Vicki Newbold as head of the corporate division in its London office. Newbold succeeds Kate Steele, who has been appointed the U.K. new business director.
In her new role, Newbold will be responsible for managing staff and growing the group’s portfolio of clients, which includes The Coca-Cola Company, Diamond Trading Company, Royal & SunAlliance, Philips and Procter & Gamble. She will also be involved in new business development.
Newbold joins MS&L from Hill & Knowlton, where she was managing director, corporate communications. She specializes in corporate and business-to-business communications programs across the public and private sectors, both nationally and internationally and has advised clients including SABIC, bmi British Midlands, Vauxhall, Shell and AOL Time Warner. She most recently led the Learning & Skills account for five years and played a key role as part of the integrated marketing team in launching the “Our future. It’s in our hands” campaign.