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    Campaign (06 Sep 2018)

    Lloyds reviews £80m media account as Group M retires Greenhouse

    LLOYDS has announced a review of its £80m media planning and buying account. Its current dedicated media agency Greenhouse Group is set to be dissolved. The banking group is understood to have asked MEDIACOM and MINDSHARE to pitch because it favours a more conventional agency-client relationship. WAVEMAKER is unable to pitch for Lloyds because it is NATIONWIDE's media agency. The review includes the media for all Lloyds Banking Group brands including Lloyds Bank, HALIFAX, BANK OF SCOTLAND, SCOTTISH WIDOWS and MBNA.

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    PR Week (04 Sep 2018)

    Lloyds hires FTI financial services chief and adds agency to roster

    LLOYDS has appointed Andrew Walton to the role of corporate affairs director. He moves over from FTI Consulting which has also been hired to the bank's agency roster to work on strategic comms. Walton will oversee internal and external comms, media engagement, reputation management and public affairs. He will report to CEO António Horta-Osório when he takes up the position on 1 December. Lloyds' corporate affairs has been handled by chief of staff Janet Pope since the departure of Matt Young last year. 

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