Movers: Appointment at Avian

Paul Sykes, the former new-business director at the DM agency Chemistry Communications, has joined the Scotland-based through-the-line agency Avian as its business development director.

At Avian, Sykes will be responsible for growing the agency's client portfolio, which already includes Lloyds TSB Scotland, Walkers Shortbread, Visit Scotland and Scottish Enterprise.

Sykes spent four years at Chemistry, during which time he was responsible for attracting new clients such as Microsoft and Transport for London.