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Burston joins Penrose

Former Sunday Business journalist Claire Burston has become an associate director of financial public relations company Penrose Financial.

Burston leaves Sunday Business, where she was editor of its Sunday Investor section, after a career in journalism of over a decade.

She started her financial journalism career at Money Marketing where she became investment editor after spells on local Surrey newspapers and the Edinburgh Evening News. She has also worked for the Mail on Sunday.

Penrose Partner and head of retail division Louise Hatch says: “We are very excited that Claire, a senior and well respected journalist, has agreed to come on board where her unrivalled knowledge of the financial services industry will further boost our retail offering.”

Burston says: “Although I enjoyed my time in journalism, I was keen to make a career break that provided a fresh challenge – and financial PR is an area I felt naturally suited my experience.

“I have known Penrose since it was founded nearly four years ago and look forward to working with them to develop the business.”

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