The Week: People news - Livermore ends stint at SSF

Spencer Livermore, Gordon Brown's former director of political strategy, has left Saatchi & Saatchi Fallon Group to join the PR company Blue Rubicon as its head of strategy and planning.

Livermore, who joined SSF in March after eight months as Brown's most senior strategy advisor, will take up his new position at Blue Rubicon by the end of January. During his ten-month tenure at SSF, Livermore worked predominantly with Fallon, providing strategic advice on clients including Asda and Eurostar.