Weber Shandwick has made three new appointments for the Manchester office in response to recent client wins.

Consumer magazine and digital publisher, IPC Media, has made 2 senior hires for its Manchester office.
The first sees the arrival of Jennifer Dixon, formerly of w00t!media and Mediacom North. She’s been named senior sales executive for its Connect portfolio of titles, including women’s and TV listing weeklies.

Paula Cubley has joined Savvy Marketing in a newly created role of group business development director.

She’ll be responsible for global account growth, strategic management and raising the company’s profile.

Yorkshire PR agency Cream Consultancy has appointed new PR Executive, Emma Kemmery. She joins the Barnsley-based agency as its latest member of staff after being employed with the help of Benchmark Recruit.

Design and marketing agency Inspirational Inc has appointed Caroline Horton as a new account manager. Horton joins the Manchester-based company from Delamere Dairy, where she worked her way up from administrative assistant over four years.

The Market Creative has appointed a head of strategy among four new staff at the Manchester agency. Lucy Lorimer joins after 10 years at JWT, working latterly as a planning director.

Nick Porter, the former editor of the Bridlington Free Post has been named as the communications manager for East Riding of Yorkshire Council.
It’s a patch he knows only too well having worked on Johnston Press’ Yorkshire Regional Newspaper titles throughout his career.

Ian Lloyd Jones has left McCann Manchester to become the new planning director at gyro Manchester. Lloyd Jones had been planning group head at McCann for eight years and has previously held positions with Weetabix, Virgin Drinks and Hilton Group.

Barrie Kelly, director of marketing and client services at Marketing Cheshire, has accepted the position of chief executive of Visit Royal Greenwich. The London-based destination management organisation has been put together by Royal Greenwich Council as it looks to maximise tourism opportunities for the borough.


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