Nichole was delighted to join the speaker panel for the Channel Islands Information Security Forum’s inaugural Guernsey Cyber Security Conference earlier this month. The event offered an unrivalled opportunity to explore how Guernsey can put effective measures in place to safeguard its businesses against a data breach.
We were delighted to be invited to join a breakfast seminar organised by Mourant this week about managing the consequences of a cybersecurity incident.
Nichole Culverwell spoke on a panel alongside the Mourant team which included cybersecurity expert Matthew Parker, Sally French who handled regulatory and dispute resolution questions and Hana Plesk, who spoke about the employment and GDPR implications of a breach. The panel was moderated by Jessica Roland, Mourant Partner.
Guernsey-based communications agency Black Vanilla has announced a change in ownership as Nichole Culverwell takes over sole ownership from founder and co-owner Jade Isabelle.
Mrs Isabelle founded Black Vanilla in 2008 based on her local and national media planning, media buying and events expertise. Demand and growth brought public relations and social media to the service offering, and further growth came when Mrs Culverwell merged her public relations business with the agency in 2016. Since then, Black Vanilla’s specialism in public relations, copywriting, events and social media services has continued to grow.
After over 10 years as founder and co-owner of Black Vanilla, it feels very strange not to be heading into the BV office on The Grange this morning.
I’m exceptionally proud of what Black Vanilla has achieved over the years and it’s great that Nichole will take over sole ownership and continue its growth.
This year’s Edelman global survey on the public’s response to media, business, government and NGOs shows that ‘my employer’ is the most trusted institution with 75% responding positively. This is compared to trust placed in NGOs – 57%, trust in business – 56%, government – 48% and media – 47%.
Last year’s #MeToo outing of Philip Green by The Telegraph shone a spotlight on the use of the law and, in particular, injunctions during crisis communications.
Thanks to new client wins, we are looking for an experienced PR Account Manager to join our growing team.
Black Vanilla helps organisations build and manage their reputation, reach and relationships.
We would expect our Account Manager to be a current member of the PRCA or CIPR and to be proactive with their continual professional development.
Nichole Culverwell Chart. PR, MCIPR
Director, Black Vanilla
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