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Movers and Shakers: W Communications, Ketchum, FTI, Smarts, Mischief and more…

Citigate Dewe Rogerson has named its first global CEO.

The City of London Police have hired a new communications chief.

W Communications has recruited a co-CEO to work with agency founder Warren Johnson in the same role.

Four Communications has hired a managing director who specializes in reputation.

Ketchum has appointed a general manager for social and influence.

Smarts hires European CEO as MHP Mischief announces new Managing Director.

FTI is hiring a General Manager of Corporate Finance.

There are dragonsthe creative PR and communications agency, has promoted april hogan at the head of a new company. Hogan, who has been with the company for two years after previous stints at BCW, Splendid and Edelman, will work with founder Paul McEntee and senior management to help grow the agency.

Ocado Group has appointed communications director David Shriver to the new role of Director of Reputation. He will focus on building, protecting and measuring reputation to create lasting value for stakeholders in the online fulfillment technology company. Prior to joining Ocado in 2017, Shriver was Managing Partner at Tulchan Communications.

SEC Newgatethe international strategic communications, advocacy and research group, has strengthened its management team with the appointment of Michele Maggiorotti as Group Chief Operating Officer – a new role. Maggiorotti will report to Group Chief Executive Fiorenzo Tagliabue and be responsible for leading the easing and acceleration of integration globally, managing efficiency.

UK-based international health communications agency Makara Health announced the promotion of Katie Brighand Helene Laurence to co-CEO roles as founder Louise Sharp becomes general manager.

Measurement and evaluation consulting Sensu-Insight recruited Alde Greenhill Fletcher as head of development and analysis. Greenhill Fletcher has held information analysis and finance positions in the legal, entertainment and events industries. HWe will manage Sensu Insight proprietary data analysis tool.

Strategic consulting in corporate communication Blakeney named Andy Gales and Piers Scholfield as directors. Gales is a former deputy director of international news at Sky News and editor at ITN Productions. He will work closely with Blakeney’s management team to support the consulting firm’s clients with strategic media advice. Scholfield began his career with the BBC World Service, he joined Blakeney to further develop his climate communications practice and support clients with global media strategies.

Firm specialized in B2B and corporate communication PR ambition established a new head office and hired three employees. Dani Andres joined as Associate Director with a mission to promote a culture of creativity. Will Reid, a graduate in journalism and public relations, is also recruited as a public relations manager and a graduate in creative writing. May Mower as a digital marketing assistant.

Consulting specialized in health and medical communication AKT Health Communications made two key additions to its leadership team. Louise Otterburn Sawyer joined as general manager. Over the past decade, Otterburn-Sawyer has launched brands in non-OTC healthcare and brings with it extensive agency and in-house experience. Meanwhile, Senior Account Manager Heather Tarplee has been promoted to Associate Director and will assume a role within the agency’s strengthened leadership team. Tarplee, who was previously at Freuds, will oversee the growth of AKT’s patient engagement offering.

Independent creation and innovation agency five by five announced the expansion of its management team, with the addition of Emmeline kite as head of strategy and David Prideaux as Executive Creative Director. Kite previously worked at VCCP, developing a performance marketing strategy with clients such as O2and Near London. Prideaux was founding partner of Circus and creative director of Rapier, as well as executive creative director of Publicis Dialog, Publicis Modern and Publicis Chemistry.

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