PR plaudit for

FORGIVE us, Spike is going to indulge in a little self-congratulation, courtesy of the ‘the definitive guide to the most influential people in PR’ – aka PR Week’s Power Book.

Turn to page 46, to the entry for Tartan Silk’s Martin Hunt. And what website does he choose as his favourite?

hanks Martin, for choosing

Other Scots or Scotland-based names mentioned include Geoff Beattie, managing director of Cohn & Wolfe; Gordon Beattie, CEO, Beattie Media; Julian Bray, director, Metro Consulting Partnership; Stephen Carter, CEO, Brunswick; Gay Collins, managing director, Penrose Financial; Dominic Fry, consultant, Tulchan Communications; Neil Gibson, director, The BIG Partnership; Fraser Hardie, senior partner/founder, Blue Rubicon; Dotti Irving, CEO, Colman Getty; Joyce Lorigan, vice-president, corporate communications, EMEA, The Walt Disney Company; Brian MacLaurin, founder, Brian MacLaurin Associates; Michael Murphy, CEO, Trimedia International; Piers Pottinger, deputy chairman, Chime Communications; Ian Slater, vice-president, communications and public affairs, Ford of Europe and Premier Automotive Group, Ford Motor Company; Alan Twigg, director, 77; Will Whitehorn, brand development and corporate affairs director, and president, of Virgin Galactic, Virgin Group; Guy Woodcock, CEO, Montpellier Marketing Communications Group; and Jean Wyllie, partner and managing director, Porter Novelli.