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LONDON — Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has appointed Alfred to deliver a PR and influencer campaign for the home entertainment release of the studio’s highest-ever grossing film, Spider-Man: Far From Home, after a competitive pitch. The agency’s remit includes multiple press events, talent management and strategic influencer activity for the film, which is the twenty-third movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
LONDON — Instinctif Partners has made Laura O’Connell its head of UK corporate and capital markets. She also joins the consultancy’s executive committee. O’Connell joined Instinctif Partners as a managing partner in 2015 when the agency she co-founded, The Wriglesworth Consultancy, was acquired to expand Instinctif’s corporate practice. She has helped to win clients including Zoopla, Randstad and Froneri in the past year.
OBERNDORF, GERMANY — Gun manufacturer Heckler & Koch has hired journalist Marco Seliger as its new head of communications from January. Seliger has been editor-in-chief of the German Armed Forces Reserves Association’s journal for the past 13 years. Florian Bokermann remains the company’s head of public affairs.
LONDON — Strategic communications consultancy Madano has hired Matt Whiting as a director in its insights and intelligence practice. He joins from Archetype, where he was a global insights and analytics director. Whiting, who has a background in psychology, has also worked at Bite, WE and Hill+Knowlton Strategies.
LONDON — The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) is opening an office in Buenos Aires, Argentina, at the start of 2020 to support PR and communications professionals across Latin America with representation, resources, […]