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Jeff Graubard Hired To Lead Gibbs-Rbb Joint Venture

Holmes Report
01 Oct 2014

Jeff Graubard is to lead a new joint venture between PR firms Gibbs Soell and rbb, which focuses on 'conscious consumers'.

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Edelman Names Rakesh Thukral As India MD

Holmes Report
01 Oct 2014

Edelman has named Rakesh Thukral to the role of India MD, overseeing the firm's 400-strong workforce across 11 cities.

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BMC Software’s Former Head Of Comms Mark Stouse Launches Analytics-Focused Venture

Aarti Shah
01 Oct 2014

Former head of comms at BMC Software Mark Stouse is preparing to introduce four ventures related to marketing and communications analytics in coming months.

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Andy Weitz Joins Aon As SVP, Marketing And Communications

Holmes Report
01 Oct 2014

Risk management and insurance giant Aon has named Andy Weitz as senior vice president of global marketing and communications.

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H+K Brings Group SJR Closer Amid Digital Integration

Aarti Shah
30 Sep 2014

Hill + Knowlton Strategies is folding content speciality shop Group SJR — which it acquired in June 2013 — into the larger firm.

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Edelman Names Australia CEO Michelle Hutton To Global Consumer Chair

Aarti Shah
30 Sep 2014

Edelman has promoted Michelle Hutton from CEO of its Australian region to global head of consumer.

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Seagate Hands EMEA PR Duties To FleishmanHillard

Holmes Report
30 Sep 2014

Seagate has handed PR duties for 13 European markets to FleishmanHillard, amid a global review of its agency relationships.

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Weber Shandwick Named Global Agency Of The Year

Aarti Shah, Arun Sudhaman and Paul Holmes
29 Sep 2014

Olson Engage, Seven Hills, We Are Social, Finsbury, Biosector 2, Hotwire, BlueFocus, Hope & Glory also honored.

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FleishmanHillard Names New Leadership For Crisis Practice

Holmes Report
29 Sep 2014

FleishmanHillard has appointed new leadership for its global crisis team. Brian West, based in Singapore, will be the firm’s global crisis lead.

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Asia-Pacific News In Brief (September 29, 2014)

Holmes Report
29 Sep 2014

New people at Weber Shandwick, Edelman India, Waggener Edstrom, Bell Pottinger, Espresso; new business for Weber Shandwick.

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EMEA News In Brief (September 29, 2014)

Holmes Report
29 Sep 2014

New business for MHP, Cicero, Zeno, Schwartz PR, Honcho, Wayne & Kent; new people at Weber Shandwick, Threepipe.

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Corporate People News In Brief (September 29, 2014)

Holmes Report
29 Sep 2014

New people in new roles at Lubrizol, Johnson Controls, Doximity.

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Agency People News In Brief (September 29, 2014)

Holmes Report
29 Sep 2014

New people in new roles at Golin, Edelman, Coyne, Lane, Haberman.

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Analysis: What's Next For Waggener Edstrom?

Aarti Shah
27 Sep 2014

While Waggener Edstrom has benefited from Microsoft’s success, it may now be suffering something of a hangover from being too invested in a single, albeit iconic, client.

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Study Aims To Promote Business Benefits Of Reputation

Holmes Report
26 Sep 2014

While the business benefits of a good reputation are wide-ranging, most comms teams remain measured on media coverage, according to a new UK study.

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Microsoft Rethinks Asia-Pacific PR Duties

Arun Sudhaman
26 Sep 2014

Microsoft is rethinking its regional Asia-Pacific PR assignment, with Weber Shandwick expected to relinquish its hold on the business.

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Holmes Report Names Global Consultancy Of The Year Finalists

Holmes Report
25 Sep 2014

Edelman, Golin, Ketchum, Ogilvy, and Weber Shandwick are the five finalists for our Global Consultancy of the Year awards.

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Political Heavyweights Luntz And Lombardo Join Global Summit

Holmes Report
25 Sep 2014

Steve Lombardo, chief communications and marketing officer at Koch Industries, and pollster Frank Luntz are among public affairs experts at the Global Summit.

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H+K's Hadley Wilkins Joins Redpoint Ventures

Aarti Shah
25 Sep 2014

Former head of Hill + Knowlton’s US tech practice Hadley Wilkins has landed at venture capital firm Redpoint Ventures.

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Global SABRE Awards: World's 50 Best PR Programs To Be Honored In Miami

Holmes Report
24 Sep 2014

From more than 5,000 entries submitted around the world, the judges have selected 50 to receive Global SABRE Awards.

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Game Designer And Futurist Jane McGonigal To Headline Global Summit

Holmes Report
24 Sep 2014

Jane McGonigal, game designer and author of “Reality Is Broken,” will be among the keynote speakers at the third Global Public Relations Summit.

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Hoffman Names New Asia-Pacific MD After Natalie Lowe Resigns

Arun Sudhaman
24 Sep 2014

The Hoffman Agency has hired Cassandra Cheong as Asia-Pacific MD after Natalie Lowe resigned less than a year into the role.

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Hotwire Lands Qualcomm's European PR Duties

Arun Sudhaman
23 Sep 2014

Qualcomm has handed European PR duties to Hotwire, as the tech giant consolidates multiple markets with one PR network.

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Lenovo Comms Head Chris Millward Departs To Lead WagEd China

Arun Sudhaman
23 Sep 2014

Chris Millward is leaving his role as global communications director at Lenovo to join Waggener-Edstrom as China GM.

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CEO Valerie Pinto Exits After 16 Years With Perfect Relations

Arun Sudhaman
23 Sep 2014

Perfect Relations CEO Valerie Pinto is stepping down after 16 years with the Indian PR firm.

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MSLGroup Names New UK Leadership After Jeremy Sice Steps Down

Arun Sudhaman
23 Sep 2014

MSLGroup UK CEO Jeremy Sice is to step down, with the firm promoting two executives to lead the largest office in its network.

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Burson-Marsteller Called In By Tunisian Islamist Party

Arun Sudhaman
22 Sep 2014

Burson-Marsteller has begun providing public relations support to Tunisia's Ennahdha Party, ahead of elections in the country.

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Opinion: In Defence Of Content Marketing

Adrian Michaels
22 Sep 2014

Former FT journalist Adrian Michaels thinks we have to get over the idea that corporate-paid editorial is by definition bad and dangerous.

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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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