Havas PR UK has made five promotions at its Manchester office following a run of new business wins.

Paul Hadfield has been promoted to account director having joined the agency a year ago from leisure travel company TUI. He advises a range of consumer retail clients including Asda and Greggs, as well as Manchester Airports Group.

Brian Beech

Brian Beech

Alex Duckett and Lauren Wynne-Williams have both become account managers, and the agency has also promoted Lucy Turvey and Victoria Murray to senior account executives.

At its Edinburgh office, intern Jamie Bannerman becomes an account executive.

Brian Beech, managing director of Havas PR’s Manchester and Edinburgh offices, said: “These latest promotions are a testament to the hard work and dedication of our talented team, whilst Jamie’s appointment will bolster our Scottish offer. I always appoint and promote on potential and I’m delighted that the most talented PR professionals of the next generation have committed themselves to Havas.”