The Financial Services Authority has appointed Rob McIvor as head of media and web communications.
McIvor has been a senior member of the FSA press team covering retail financial services since 2000. He joined from The Woolwich where, as corporate public relations manager, he worked on its flotation and managed its communications with private shareholders as well as handling its media relations.
Before that, he held communications posts at the Institute of Directors, Wickes and in corporate PR consultancies. He began his career as a business journalist.