Holmes Report 19 Feb 2017 // 8:31PM GMT
BERLIN—Ralf Kunkel will become the new vice president communications at airberlin, reporting directly to CEO Thomas Winkelmann. Kunkel has worked for communication agencies and in 1998 moved to Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg where he worked as head of the press office, press officer, head of corporate communications and as area commissioner.
LONDON—Hill+Knowlton Strategies has been chosen by the Lawn Tennis Association to work with its communications and participation teams to deliver an integrated marketing plan around its family and adult participation initiatives in 2017. H+K will work with the LTA to help the organisation deliver on its mission “to get more people playing tennis more often.” In 2016, H+K worked with the LTA to launch Tennis for Kids, to inspire children aged from five to eight to pick up a racquet for the first time.
BRUSSELS—Inge Boets, managing director of the Brussels office of Porter Novelli, has been named a partner of the firm. Boets has been with Porter Novelli since 1998 and became managing director of the Brussels office in 2014.
LONDON—Hudson Sandler has been appointed retained financial communications advisor to Photo-Me International, the instant-service equipment group, following a competitive pitch. The team, led by director Wendy Baker, aims to promote Photo-Me's investment case and raise its profile amongst City stakeholders.