Promotion for Scottish Government Head of News

The Scottish Government is reported to have promoted its head of news to the role of head of communications

Says PR Week magazine, Andrew Baird replaces Sarah Davidson, who is understood to becoming director of policy for public service reform in the Scottish Government.

The magazine quotes Baird, saying: “The most exciting thing is the opportunity to develop a more integrated service, encouraging teams in different disciplines to work closer together.”

He has been head of news for seven years.