LONDON—Professional services PR consultancy Spada has named Alex Kane managing director, heading the consultancy’s built environment practice as well as managing the consultancy’s team. In addition, Beth Farrer joins the firm’s board as a director with joint responsibility for developing the consultancy’s legal practice. Gavin Ingham Brooke, who founded Spada 15 years ago, will become chief executive with overall responsibility for finance, strategic direction and business development.
Kane joined Spada in 1998 as a trainee and has held management roles in the consultancy’s branding and research teams and joined the board in 2005. He has advised market leading surveying practices and environmental consultancies as well as major financial services clients and plcs on award winning campaigns.
Farrer joined Spada in 2004, having previously worked in two financial PR consultancies, and advises major legal clients at international, national and regional level.