Public relations firm Huntsworth enjoyed some positive PR for itself today, announcing that its new non-executive director John Farrell has signalled his commitment to the company with the purchase of a large chunk of shares.
He bought 200,000 shares at 74p a time, paying a total of nearly £150,000. It was his first purchase of shares in the group.
Huntsworth, which operates in the financial, healthcare and public policy sectors, claims on its website that it can help clients 'influence public policy developments and decisions taken by governments and official bodies at all levels.'
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In July, it said it expects to meet management's profit expectations in the first half of this year , with 86% of forecast revenues committed for 2009.
Farrell, who is president of the Institute of Sales Promotion, and a founder member of the Direct Marketing Association of Great Britain. joined the board on August 1.
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