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Korea's Cheil Buys Stake In Iris Worldwide

Holmes Report
25 Nov 2014

Korean marcomms group Cheil Worldwide has bought a 'significant' stake in UK-based agency Iris Worldwide.

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Creston Rebrands Healthcare PR Firms Under Health Unlimited Banner

Holmes Report
23 Nov 2014

Creston Health, parent of Red Door Communications and Cooney Waters, has rebranded all of its agencies under the Health Unlimited banner.

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Nicole Cornish Named COO For Burson-Marsteller US

Holmes Report
23 Nov 2014

Burson-Marsteller has appointed Nicole Cornish as chief operating officer for its US region. Cornish was previously chief executive officer of Direct Impact.

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Corporate People News In Brief (November 24, 2014)

Holmes Report
23 Nov 2014

New people in new roles at Grocery Manufacturers Association; MSNBC; Southern Co.; Lockheed Martin; and more.

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Account News In Brief (November 24, 2014)

Holmes Report
23 Nov 2014

New business success for Trevelino/Keller; PAN; M&C Saatchi; Child's Play; KemperLesnik; Magrino.

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Industry News In Brief (November 24, 2014)

Holmes Report
23 Nov 2014

Llorente & Cuenca enters Paraguay; LDWW joins IPREX; Phase 3 acquires Atlanta PR firm and Fingerpaint acquires in Arizona; and more.

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Brad Staples Succeeds Margery Kraus As APCO CEO

Holmes Report
21 Nov 2014

APCO has promoted Brad Staples to global CEO, with founder Margery Kraus taking on he role of executive chairman.

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Unilever Seeks Global PR Support For Struggling Spreads Business

Arun Sudhaman
21 Nov 2014

Unilever is in the midst of a global PR pitch for its lucrative spreads business, including key brand Flora.

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T-Mobile Brings On Shift And Porter Novelli To Work Alongside WagEd

Aarti Shah
20 Nov 2014

T-Mobile has selected Shift Communications to support its social media activities, while retaining WagEd.

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Huntsworth Names Derek Mapp As New Chairman

Holmes Report
20 Nov 2014

Huntsworth has named Derek Mapp as chairman, succeeding Lord Myners who exited after just six months in the role.

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Ryan Donovan Parts Ways With Practice Fusion, Starts Consultancy

Aarti Shah
20 Nov 2014

Ryan Donovan parts ways with Practice Fusion, starts a communications agency.

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Doug Michelman Exits Finsbury For Sprint Role

Holmes Report
18 Nov 2014

Doug Michelman is to lead communications at Sprint, departing Finsbury two months after he joined the firm as partner.

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ReviveHealth Buys Healthcare Marketing Firm Interval

Holmes Report
17 Nov 2014

ReviveHealth has bought Minneapolis-based Interval, a healthcare marketing agency.

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Edelman's Jennifer Bodner Tapped To Lead Grayling's US Consumer Practice

Holmes Report
17 Nov 2014

Grayling has brought on Edelman’s Jennifer Babbit Bodner to lead its US consumer practice in a newly-created role.

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SABRE Awards North America And EMEA Issue Calls For Entries

Holmes Report
16 Nov 2014

The Holmes Report has issued a call for entries for the 2015 SABRE Awards in both North America and the EMEA region.

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Rene Mack Leaves Weber Shandwick To Become President Of Percepture

Holmes Report
16 Nov 2014

After 18 years with Weber Shandwick, René Mack has left to become the president of Percepture

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Agency People News In Brief (November 17, 2014)

Holmes Report
16 Nov 2014

New people in new roles at FTI, Finn, Golin, Idea Hall.

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Account News In Brief (November 17, 2014)

Holmes Report
16 Nov 2014

New business success for Gibbs & Soell, Olson Engage, 3rd Coast, Garrity Group, Gallagher PR, Public Communications Co., Magrino.

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Industry News In Brief (November 17, 2014)

Holmes Report
16 Nov 2014

Coyne partners with Kevin Sullivan Communications; Worldcom adds Cleveland partner; Institute for PR seeks new CEO; Buffalo rebrands.

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Frank PR Scales Back US Presence

Arun Sudhaman
14 Nov 2014

Frank PR has scaled back its two-year-old US presence, shifting to a new model that it believes will assure greater long-term profitability.

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Japan's Rakuten Searches For PR Firms To Help Build Global Brand

Arun Sudhaman
12 Nov 2014

Rakuten, the e-commerce giant that is often touted as Japan's answer to Amazon, is searching for global PR agency support.

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Golin Reworks G4 Leadership For Better Integration

Aarti Shah
11 Nov 2014

Golin has restructured its G4 leadership to bring more “structure and accountability” to the initiative.

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Video: Global PRSummit & SABRE Awards Highlights

Holmes Report
10 Nov 2014

All of the key highlights from last month's Global PR Summit and SABRE Awards.

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Gene Grabowski Joins KGlobal As Partner

Holmes Report
09 Nov 2014

Public relations and issues management veteran Gene Grabowski has joined kglobal as partner.

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Corporate People News In Brief (November 10, 2014)

Holmes Report
09 Nov 2014

New people in new roles at Bacardi, Fannie Mae, DPx, Motorsport.com, Quest Specialty Chemicals, PrestaShop.

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Agency People News In Brief (November 10, 2014)

Holmes Report
09 Nov 2014

New people in new roles at Golin, Crosby, Krupp and Imre.

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Account News In Brief (November 10, 2014)

Holmes Report
09 Nov 2014

New business success for JeffreyGroup, Momentum, Trevelino/Keller, Horn, M/M/C, R&J, Liberty, Magrino.

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Industry News In Brief (November 10, 2014)

Holmes Report
09 Nov 2014

High Road expands to New York; CHR acquires Toronto PR firm; Reputation Institute names CEO; Lagrant launches fundraising drive.

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Reputation Institute Names New CEO And Ups Investment

Holmes Report
07 Nov 2014

Research firm Reputation Institute has named a new CEO and raised a second round of investment from growth equity firm Catalyst Investors.

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Veteran Silicon Valley Journalist Tom Foremski Joins Weber Shandwick's Mediaco

Aarti Shah
07 Nov 2014

Tom Foremski — an early advocate for brand publishing — has joined Weber Shandwick's content division Mediaco on a project basis.

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MSLGroup Launches Employee Engagement Tool

Aarti Shah
06 Nov 2014

A new bundled service from the MSLGroup makes it easier for organizations to enlist their employees as content disseminators.

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New York Life Hires Kelli Parsons As CCO

Holmes Report
05 Nov 2014

New York Life has hired Kelli Parsons as chief corporate communications and marketing officer, reporting directly to chairman and CEO Ted Mathas.

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Burson Hires J&J's Jay Kosminsky For Senior Role

Arun Sudhaman
05 Nov 2014

Burson-Marsteller has hired Johnson & Johnson veteran Jay Kosminsky to a senior strategy role.

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Former Edelman Exec Rick Murray Lands At National PR

Holmes Report
05 Nov 2014

Former Edelman exec Rick Murray has surfaced in a dual role at National PR.

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PRSummit: Top 5 Session Videos

Holmes Report
04 Nov 2014

The top-rated sessions from the third Global PR Summit are an eclectic mix of provocative discussions and inspiring solo presentations.

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Fleishman Veteran Heidi Hovland Named CEO Of DeVries Global

Holmes Report
04 Nov 2014

DeVries Global has appointed Heidi Hovland as its new global chief executive0. Hovland is the fourth CEO in the agency’s 36 year history.

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6 Things We Learned At The 2014 Global PRSummit

Arun Sudhaman
03 Nov 2014

Trust people; words matter; so does design; gaming rules; individuals spark movements; and, agency leaders are water carriers. Read on for more.

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Waggener Edstrom Names Tiffany Cook Head Of North America Consumer

Holmes Report
03 Nov 2014

Waggener Edstrom Communications has named Tiffany Cook as lead consumer strategist for North America.

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UK-based Liberty Expands To San Francisco

Holmes Report
03 Nov 2014

The UK-based tech PR shop Liberty Communications has hired Scott Beaver to oversee its expansion into San Francisco.

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Edelman Names Sector Leads For Food, Financial Services, Energy

Holmes Report
03 Nov 2014

Edelman has named three global sector chairs: Tish Van Dyke for food and beverage, Deidre H. Campbell for financial services and Amy Hemingway for energy.

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Born Again Simulator Wins Platinum At Global SABRE Awards

Holmes Report
03 Nov 2014

The Born Again Simulator, conducted on behalf of the The Norwegian Agency of Development Cooperation by Gambit Hill+Knowlton Strategies, was presented with the Platinum SABRE Award.

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MWW Acquires Innovation And Development Lab Ideation

Holmes Report
03 Nov 2014

MWW has acquired Ideation, an innovation and development lab founded by Robert Dilio, who will join MWW as chief technology officer.

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Agency People News In Brief (November 3, 2014)

Holmes Report
03 Nov 2014

New people in new roles at Burson-Marsteller, Waggener Edstrom, MWW.

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Account News In Brief (November 3, 2014)

Holmes Report
03 Nov 2014

New business success for French/West/Vaughan, Trevelino/Keller, Fish Consulting.

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Industry News In Brief (November 3, 2014)

Holmes Report
03 Nov 2014

Edelman launches CSR initiaitve in Latin America; Liberty and Purple Door open in San Francisco; Be Social adds influencer division.

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Burson-Marsteller CEO Don Baer Elected To PBS Board

Holmes Report
30 Oct 2014

Burson-Marsteller global CEO Don Baer has been elected to chair the PBS board of directors.

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PRSummit: ‘The Dawn Of Corporate Purpose Enlightenment’

Aarti Shah
29 Oct 2014

Many of the most successful companies now have a social purpose embedded into their values.

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PRSummit: ‘Earned Media Has A Distribution Problem’

Aarti Shah
29 Oct 2014

Earned media should be integrated with distribution and amplification networks to extend the content’s reach and shelf-life.

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PRSummit: How To Create A Mass Movement

Paul Holmes
29 Oct 2014

Companies can learn from nonprofits, government agencies and even passionate individuals when it comes to creating a mass movement.

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UN Women Hires Weber Shandwick To Oversee Social Media

Arun Sudhaman
29 Oct 2014

UN Women has brought in Weber Shandwick to oversee social media as it steps up its HeForShe global campaign.

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