Soho Communications launches in the UAE

PR professionals Peta Thorpe-Evans and Chloe Ragg have teamed up to launch new communications agency, Soho Communications. With experience in the PR and marketing industry, Peta previously worked as Marketing Director at Praias Boutique and recently as a freelance PR, Social Media and Marketing Consultant across a portfolio of clients such as MA Models, Lucia Clinic and Vii Dubai.

Chloe brings with her, experience in media and PR having worked with Gulf News Broadcasting, Time Out Dubai andcurrently as Managing Director of Fox and Hound Communications. The new agency will operate as a PR, social media and events consultancy with a focus on lifestyle and hospitality clientele across the UAE.

“We’re both really excited to announce the launch of Soho Communications in Dubai,” says Peta Thorne-Evans, Co-Founder, Soho Communications. “We’ve both been working separately across the hospitality and lifestyle division for quite some time and have seen a real opportunity to join forces and work together on offering clients a personal, in-house approach.”

Votek makes new appointment

Dubai-based software company, Votek has appointed Joanna Cousins to the role of Head of Communications and Business Development. With over six years of experience in client relations and business development, Joanna previously worked with Provocateur and most recently with Vii Dubai. In her new role, she will be handling the account for educational toy business line, Loujee as well as overseeing the branding, advertising and PR product displays and photo shoots for Votek’s clients across the GCC.

“It’s an exciting time to join Votek, with our products launching on different platforms and new products in the pipeline, using technology previously unseen in this region,” says Joanna. “I’m looking forward to engaging new and existing clients across the GCC to help them understand the benefits of our products and solutions and integrate them into their own business environment.”