Camelot Loses Two Spin Doctors, Promotes Slipman

15 January 2001

Camelot, victorious incumbent in the two-sided battle for the second seven year term to run Britain's National Lottery [WAMN: 20-Dec-00], has promoted Sue Slipman from her intriguingly named job as director of social responsibility.

She moves into the straight-faced board post of director of external affairs, replacing director of public affairs Louise White who has quit the company – as has government affairs director Richard Brown.

Slipman, a member of the national executive of the UK Communist Party in her student days, was recruited from the Gas Consumers Council in June 1998 to chamfer-up Camelot’s tarnished image of fat-cattery.

According to director of corporate communications Andrew Jones, the outgoing duo left because the company needed “to gain different skills” following its tortuous and often fraught political relations with the government and the National Lottery Commission.

News Source: CampaignLive (UK)