Holmes Report 20 Mar 2016 // 6:20PM GMT
LONDON—Brunswick has promoted several directors to partner, including Annalisa Barbagallo in Brussels; Benoit Grange in Paris; Carol Roos in Johannesburg; Daisuke Tsuchiya, Katie Ioanilli, Nina Coad, and Sumeet Desai in London; and Will Anderson in Abu Dhabi.
PARIS—Matriochka, a new agency launched in 2014 by former Agence Elan partner Elodie Monchicourt, has been selected by Orangina Suntory France Company to provide public relations and digital influence support for brands including Orangina, Oasis, Schweppes, Pulco, and Champomy.
LONDON—Tandem, a new full-service bank that aims to challenge the traditional banking model, has appointed Eulogy as its retained PR agency as it gears up to its launch later this year. Eulogy has been appointed with a six-figure investment to develop and deliver activity which will tell the Tandem narrative through a media relations, social and content programme that drives brand exposure and social buzz for the challenger bank.
DUBAI—Hyundai has appointed Wallis Marketing Consultants as public relations agency in the Africa and Middle East region. The agency will be handling the automaker’s media relations throughout Africa and the Middle East, including the GCC and Levant, as well as North Africa and parts of Sub-Saharan Africa. Wallis will also work closely with the company to introduce its new Genesis luxury brand.
LONDON—Deals search site Bownty has hired travel and lifestyle PR agency Turtle to launch to the UK’s national and consumer press. Turtle is tasked with highlighting the firm’s mission of helping people enjoy a more spontaneous and thrilling social life, with the best value-for-money experiences.
BERLIN—MagForce, a medical device company in the field of nanomedicine focused on oncology, has hired Barbara von Frankenberg as vice president communications and investor relations, responsible for relationships with investors and analysts in Europe and in the US. She previously held communications and IR positions with SFC Energy and SUSS MicroTec.
LONDON—Headland has appointed Lucy Legh as director. Legh joins Headland after a decade at Tulchan, the specialist financial communications agency, where she advised FTSE 100, FTSE 250, small-cap and private companies on a range of reputation management and communications issues.