Martin heads to Quantum | CSP | Hot Tin Roof
Tom Martin, former political editor at the Scottish Daily Express, has joined his one-time Scottish Daily Mail rival Alan Roden’s Quantum Communications as a senior account manager.
He joins a team that includes former Scottish Sun political editor Christine Lavelle, and co-founder Flavia Paterson, who was director of communications with the Scotland Office.
Martin recently left the Express after 20 years with the title, now part of the Reach group which owns the Daily Record & Sunday Mail.
Business correspondent Mark Williamson has left The Herald to pursue freelance opportunities.
Adam Shaw, associate partner at Charlotte Street Partners, has left after six years for an unspecified new role.
PR agency Hot Tin Roof is marking its 20th anniversary with a series of new hires and internal promotions. The team is now 11-strong, with the appointment of former STV journalist Rod Scott as a senior account manager and former Los Angeles-based advertising strategist Tobias Cragg as account executive.
Catriona Mackenzie joined as a Senior Account Manager after previously managing communications for the Royal Scottish National Orchestra and working as a press manager for MPs and MSPs.
Recent internal promotions include Jen Richards becoming account director. Steven Herd, who joined in 2020, has become a Senior Account Manager.