- Huntsworth, the international public relations and healthcare communications group, has appointed Paul Taaffe as its new chief executive.

He succeeds Lord Chadlington, who announced his retirement earlier this year.

Most recently Mr Taaffe was director of communications at e-commerce company, Groupon.

Previously he had 20 years at Hill and Knowlton, the WPP-owned global public relations consultancy, where he was chairman and chief executive officer for eight years.

At 11:31am: [LON:HNT] Huntsworth PLC share price was -1.62p at 43.88p

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