Siobhan McGrogan has been named as the new head of the Beattie Communications PR team in Manchester after former head Lyndsey Evans left to lead PR at

Siobhan McGrogan

Siobhan McGrogan

McGrogan first joined Beattie in 2005 before moving to Venture Photography, returning to Beattie in March 2012.

In her new role she will head teams across Beattie’s B2B and B2C divisions, as well as providing senior client consultancy and aiming to expand the existing client portfolio.

Consumer PR expert Evans had joined Beattie a year ago but has moved to Bolton-based, the rapidly growing online appliances retailer that’s rumoured to be on the verge of going public.

McGrogan said: “I’m looking forward to what is set to be an exciting year for Beattie in Manchester. We are looking to grow the team and its revenues, as well as building our reputation as a creative and innovative agency.”

Laurna Woods, group managing director, added: “We are delighted that Siobhan will be leading our team in Manchester. She has some superb credentials in brand communications across a diverse mix of sectors, and her talent, passion and enthusiasm makes her the perfect choice to support our ambitions for growth in the North West.”