JBP’s growth plans boosted by senior appointments
7 August 2012, News
National media, stakeholder and public policy communications consultancy, JBP PR & Parliamentary Affairs, has made a number of senior appointments as part of its growth plans.
Jennifer Bryant-Pearson, the founder of the £2m turnover consultancy, which has offices in London, Bristol, Cardiff and Birmingham, becomes Group Chief Executive.
Current directors Chris Lawrance and Liam Herbert are appointed as Managing Directors. Herbert will be responsible for the company’s expanding Public Policy business in London, as well as the national stakeholder engagement activities. Lawrance will head up the company’s Corporate reputation and CSR portfolio.
Director Karen White takes on the new specialist role of Campaign Director. Additionally, the company has boosted it Board with the appointment of Steve Anderson-Dixon, Regional Managing Director of Trinity Mirror Regionals, who joins as non-Executive Director.
Says John Cullum, Chairman of JBP: “We have refocused our business to meet our ambitious growth plans. Despite the current challenging economic climate, we are experiencing strong demand for strategic communications solutions within our corporate and public policy practices, which help open up new business opportunities for our clients or address issues their organisations are facing.
“We continue to focus on public policy issues from our London office and have expanded our stakeholder engagement team to meet client demands in the south east.
“We have also created a new role of Campaign Director to build on our growing reputation for delivering successful integrated communications initiatives.”
JBP’s clients include Bosch Healthcare, Clarke Willmott, National Grid, Palletways, RSG, Sainsbury’s and Veolia Environmental Services.