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Stuart Smith Named Global CEO Of Ogilvy PR

Arun Sudhaman
22 Sep 2014

Stuart Smith has been promoted to global CEO of Ogilvy PR, succeeding Chris Graves who becomes chairman.

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Study: Income Inequality And Tax Avoidance Take Toll On Corporate Reputation

Arun Sudhaman
22 Sep 2014

A new study reveals a sharp geographic divide between public attitudes towards corporations, with far more cynicism prevalent in developed markets.

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Global PR Summit Panel To Look At How Companies Can Win With Wit

Holmes Report
22 Sep 2014

Do companies have a sense of humor? Should they? Those questions will be answered at the third annual Global Public Relations Summit.

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Former Porter Novelli President Julie Winskie Resurfaces At Mercer

Holmes Report
22 Sep 2014

Two years after leaving Porter Novelli, Julie Winskie has joined consulting giant Mercer as partner and global branding and communications leader.

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North American PR Agencies Grew Close To 10 Percent In Gould Survey

Holmes Report
22 Sep 2014

North American PR agencies grew by 9.8 percent according to a survey by Gould+Partners.

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EMEA News In Brief (September 22, 2014)

Holmes Report
22 Sep 2014

New members for IPREX, PROI; new people at Costa Crociere, Public Systeme, Rabin Martin, Hawthorn; new business for Threepipe, redhead PR.

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Corporate People News In Brief (September 22, 2014)

Holmes Report
22 Sep 2014

New people in new roles at Volkswagen, Toyota, Astellas, NFL, Alaska Airlines, LPL Financial.

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Agency People News In Brief (September 22, 2014)

Holmes Report
22 Sep 2014

New people in new roles at Dix & Eaton, Lou Hammond, Rabin Martin, Alpha IR, Fifth Ring.

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Industry News In Brief (September 22, 2014)

Holmes Report
22 Sep 2014

Finn Partners acquires gabbe&gabbe; W2O opens in San Diego; RLM Finsbury rebrands; DS Simon adds talent.

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In2Summit: Tomorrow’s Brands Will Be Tribal Rather Than Global

Paul Holmes
21 Sep 2014

In the future, a select group of brands won’t be either global or local in their focus; they will be “nomad” brands, finding “tribes” of enthusiasts.

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In2Summit: Are Asia’s Communicators Ready For Technological Disruption?

Paul Holmes
21 Sep 2014

"As an industry we are way behind. We are not ready for this."

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"I Touch Myself" Cancer Campaign Takes Top Honors At Asia-Pacific SABREs

Holmes Report
18 Sep 2014

Ogilvy Public Relations won more Gold and Diamond SABRE Awards for its clients than any other firm, picking up 10 awards for its campaign work.

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Ashley Madison Steps Up Search For Asian PR Support

Arun Sudhaman
18 Sep 2014

Controversial adultery website Ashley Madison is stepping up its search for PR support, as it considers launching in Thailand.

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In2Summit: Asia’s PR Industry Must Win War For Talent

Arun Sudhaman
18 Sep 2014

Some of the biggest names in the Asian comms world discussed how the industry can better find and retain new types of talent, at today’s In2Summit.

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Film, Fashion, Fun: Lenovo’s Brand Transformation At Beijing In2 Summit

Paul Holmes
18 Sep 2014

Lenovo has been transforming its brand from “trusted uncle” to something younger and hipper, CMO Arthur Wei told the In2 Summit in Beijing today.

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Edelman Hires APCO's Stephanie Lvovich To Lead Global Public Affairs

Holmes Report
17 Sep 2014

Edelman has hired APCO's Stephanie Lvovich as its new global public affairs head, as the firm aims to turn the practice into a worldwide source of growth.

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Walmart's David Tovar Resigns Amid Resume Flap

Aarti Shah
17 Sep 2014

Walmart’s VP of corporate communications David Tovar is stepping down after the company discovered he didn’t complete his undergraduate degree 18 years ago.

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Outstanding Individual Achievement Award For P&G Exec Rene Co

Holmes Report
16 Sep 2014

Rene Co has played a major part in the quality of the firm’s work and of its reputation in the region.

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APCO's Jim McGregor To Receive Individual Achievement SABRE Award

Holmes Report
16 Sep 2014

Jim McGregor, chairman of APCO Worldwide Greater China, has been promoting business connections between the US and China for more than 25 years.

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Asia-Pacific News In Brief (September 16, 2014)

Holmes Report
16 Sep 2014

New people at Edelman, Sefiani; new business for Ogilvy, Professional PR.

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EMEA News In Brief (September 16, 2014)

Holmes Report
16 Sep 2014

New people at Instinctif, Grayling; new business for Threepipe, Firefly, Liberty; a new partnership for Cicero.

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Corporate People News In Brief (September 16, 2014)

Holmes Report
16 Sep 2014

New people in new roles at 20th Century Fox, Comcast Corp., and Sierra Metals.

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Industry News In Brief (September 16, 2014)

Holmes Report
16 Sep 2014

Inforpress opens in Mexico; Goodman Media opens in Boston; CommCore expands service offer; Cision and Vocus make acquisition.

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Agency People News In Brief (September 16, 2014)

Holmes Report
16 Sep 2014

New people in new roles at MWW, Edelman, PAN Communications, Lambert Edwards, Blaze, DCI Group.

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Account News In Brief (September 16, 2014)

Holmes Report
16 Sep 2014

New business success for Coyne, Lane, Cognito, Pollack, Fineman, Antenna, Morgan, Calypso, Diffusion, Kemper Lesnik, M&C Saatchi, Driven.

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Four Communications Announces Offer For UK's Consolidated PR

Holmes Report
15 Sep 2014

Four Communications has made an offer to acquire 100% of long-running UK consumer PR firm Consolidated PR.

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Abu Dhabi's Mubadala Reviews Lucrative PR Roster

Arun Sudhaman
15 Sep 2014

Abu Dhabi government investment vehicle Mubadala is reviewing its lucrative PR roster to better support rapid global growth.

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In2Summit Beijing: Watch Live Webcast Of Thursday's Conference

Holmes Report
15 Sep 2014

A free webcast is available for people to watch the In2 Innovation Summit in Beijing, taking place on 18 September.

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Global PR Summit To Feature Competitive Social Media Crisis Simulation

Holmes Report
15 Sep 2014

Whether you are working for General Motors of the National Football Leaguesooner or later every public relations professional will be forced to confront a crisis.

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Chuck Hemann Departs Golin For Intel

Aarti Shah
12 Sep 2014

Chuck Hemann has left Golin eight months after taking the newly-created role as executive director of analytics to become an analytics manager at Intel.

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Moving Silicon Valley PR Beyond Media Relations

Aarti Shah
12 Sep 2014

It’s damaging to the industry to define good PR professionals simply on their media relationships.

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Social Commerce: The ‘Holy Grail’ For Communicators?

Arun Sudhaman and Aarti Shah
12 Sep 2014

As the latest attempt to connect social media to sales, Twitter’s new ‘Buy’ Button should be of particular interest to public relations pros.

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Qatari Telco Searches For PR Firm To Support Global Growth

Arun Sudhaman
12 Sep 2014

Qatar-based telecommunications giant Ooredoo is seeking global PR support as it steps up global expansion under its new corporate brand.

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Philips Brings Agency Staff In-house For Singapore Digital Unit Launch

Robin Hicks, Mumbrella Asia
12 Sep 2014

Philips has opened a digital command centre in Singapore that the company says will enable it to communicate with consumers in realtime.

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Former Ogilvy Head Ross Cathcart Resurfaces At Content Marketing Venture

Arun Sudhaman
11 Sep 2014

Former Ogilvy PR London head Ross Cathcart has resurfaced at FirstWord, a new content marketing firm.

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Study: Digital Skills Gap Poses Challenge For UK PR Firms

Arun Sudhaman
11 Sep 2014

Digital budgets remain a source of growth for UK PR firms but agency executives are raising concerns about the level of training they receive.

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Branding Giant Lippincott Acquires Employee Engagement Firm

Holmes Report
10 Sep 2014

Global branding firm Lippincott has acquired Bonfire Communications, an employee engagement and internal communications firm.

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Edelman's Samsung Lead Andrew Silver To Head MSLGroup New York

Aarti Shah
09 Sep 2014

Andrew Silver, the former head of Edelman’s global Samsung business, has joined MSLGroup as managing director of its New York office.

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Chengdu Appoints BlueFocus And Honcho To Boost Tourism

Holmes Report
09 Sep 2014

The Chinese city of Chengdu has hired Beijing's BlueFocus and the UK's Honcho to help boost tourism.

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MeetingZone Taps Lorries To Build Brand In UK

Holmes Report
09 Sep 2014

Tech PR firm Red Lorry Yellow Lorry has been tasked with building brand awareness for teleconferencing provider Meeting Zone in the UK.

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Waggener Edstrom Brings In Michael Murphy For Global Advisory Role

Arun Sudhaman
09 Sep 2014

Waggener Edstrom has brought in former Grayling CEO Michael Murphy as a senior global advisor, as part of an effort to rejuvenate growth at the firm.

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Dow Corning Global PR Review Ends 18-Year APCO Relationship

Arun Sudhaman
08 Sep 2014

Dow Corning is reviewing global corporate PR duties, in a move that brings a close to its 18-year relationship with APCO Worldwide.

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CHR Continues Acquisition Spree, Buys Trylon SMR

Holmes Report
08 Sep 2014

The CHR Group, a New York-based marketing services holding company, has acquired Trylon SMR, a New York-based media relations firm.

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Starbucks Calls In New PR Support To Drive Growth In UK And France

Holmes Report
08 Sep 2014

Starbucks has brought in new consumer PR support in the UK and France, parting ways with Edelman in both markets.

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Hotwire Broadens Service Offering With UK Head Of Engagement Hire

Holmes Report
08 Sep 2014

Hotwire has created a new head of engagement role to spearhead the development of non-traditional services at its UK office.

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The PRactice's Nandita Lakshmanan To Receive Individual Achievement SABRE Award

Holmes Report
07 Sep 2014

As the founder and CEO of The PRactice, Nandita Lakshmanan earns one of our 2014 Individual Achievement SABRE Awards.

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Speakers From Target, Walmart, Al-Jazeera Join Global Summit Lineup

Holmes Report
07 Sep 2014

Senior communicators from brands such as Al-Jazeera, Monsanto, PayPal, Target, and Walmart are among the confirmed speakers and panelists.

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Treasury Veteran Jenni LeCompte Joins Glover Park

Holmes Report
07 Sep 2014

Jenni LeCompte has joined The Glover Park Group as a managing director, working across the strategic communications and financial services practices.

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EMEA News In Brief (September 8, 2014)

Holmes Report
07 Sep 2014

New business for Cicero, MHP, Whiteoaks, Headland; new people at Octopus; a new partner for PROI; a new office for Remarkable.

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Corporate People News In Brief (September 8, 2014)

Holmes Report
07 Sep 2014

New people in new roles at International Flavors & Fragrances, Astellas, and Food Bank for New York City.

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