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Qualcomm Brings On Weber Shandwick For US PR

Aarti Shah
18 Apr 2014

Wireless technology giant Qualcomm has selected Weber Shandwick as it US PR agency for its corporate and divisions work, parting ways with longtime partner Hill + Knowlton.

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M Booth Brings On Jeff Bodzewski To Lead Analytics

Aarti Shah
17 Apr 2014

M Booth has hired Jeff Bodzewski as chief analytics officer to work alongside chief insights officer Bonnie Ulman.

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Zynga Brings On Allison & Partners Amid Company Transition

Aarti Shah
17 Apr 2014

Zynga has hired Allison & Partners for product PR, the Holmes Report has learned.

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LaunchSquad’s Original9 Partners With New York Times, Condé Nast

Aarti Shah
17 Apr 2014

Original9 is partnering with publishers — including the New York Times and Condé Nast — looking to outsource editorial for their sponsored content.

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O'Malley Hansen Named Agency Of Record For Barclaycard US

Holmes Report
16 Apr 2014

Barclaycard US, the payments business of Barclays, has selected O’Malley Hansen Communications as its public relations agency of record.

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Virgin Galactic Calls In Edelman As Lead PR Firm

Holmes Report
16 Apr 2014

Virgin Galactic has called in Edelman ahead of a pivotal year for its ambitious space programme.

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BlueFocus PR Division Revenues Rise To $271m In 2013

Arun Sudhaman
15 Apr 2014

China's BlueFocus has reported PR revenues of $271m in 2013, after reorganizing its PR and digital operations under the BlueDigital brand.

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Carmichael Lynch Spong Rebrands As Spong

Holmes Report
15 Apr 2014

Award-winning Twin Cities public relations firm Carmichael Lynch Spong has rebranded as Spong.

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Selim Bingol Exits GM Amid Recall Crisis

Holmes Report
15 Apr 2014

GM comms chief Selim Bingol is departing the company amid a management shake-up that follows the wide-ranging recall of nearly 2.6m cars.

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Dropbox Brings On Text 100 For Enterprise Work

Aarti Shah
14 Apr 2014

Dropbox has hired Text 100 to handle its enterprise arm Dropbox for Business, while continuing its work with the Hatch Agency for consumer and corporate.

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Ketchum, Weber Shandwick, Edelman Lead Americas SABRE Nominations

Holmes Report
14 Apr 2014

Clients of multinational agencies Ketchum, Weber Shandwick and Edelman each received more than 20 nominations for the Gold and Diamond SABRE Awards.

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Dave Senay To Receive Individual Achievement SABRE Award

Holmes Report
13 Apr 2014

Dave Senay will receive a SABRE Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement at our annual dinner in New York, May 6.

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Stratacomm Principals Buy Firm Back From Fleishman

Holmes Report
13 Apr 2014

The leaders of Washington and Detroit-based public affairs firm Stratacomm has reacquired majority ownership and control of the company.

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Stephen Labaton Named US President Of RLM Finsbury

Holmes Report
13 Apr 2014

Stephen Labaton, a former senior writer at The New York Times who joined the company as partner in 2012, succeeds Michael Gross.

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Corporate People News In Brief (April 14, 2014)

Holmes Report
13 Apr 2014

New people in new roles at CBS, Ford, Retale, Massey Services, Associa.

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Agency People News In Brief (April 14, 2014)

Holmes Report
13 Apr 2014

New people in new roles at GolinHarris, MSLGroup, Buffalo, and Boom.

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Account News In Brief (April 14, 2014)

Holmes Report
13 Apr 2014

New business success for Finn Partners, French West Vaughan, DStreet, EGC Group, Buffalo, and Brandware.

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Industry News In Brief (April 14, 2014)

Holmes Report
13 Apr 2014

New practices at WPP Group, Racepoint and Child's Play; a new degree program at Florida International University.

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Next 15 Bounces Back To Growth In First Half Of 2014

Aarti Shah
08 Apr 2014

Next 15’s organic revenues have grown by 4% to £49m in the first half of 2014, after a disappointing 2013 in which the UK-based holding company faced a number of challenges.

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Cargill's Mike Fernandez To Receive Individual Achievement SABRE Award

Holmes Report
06 Apr 2014

Cargill communications chief Mike Fernandez will receive a SABRE Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement at our 2014 New York awards dinner.

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Michael Gross Named CEO At RLM Finsbury

Holmes Report
06 Apr 2014

Corporate and financial communications specialist RLM Finsbury has named Michael Gross, partner and president, to succeed Walter Montgomery.

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MWW To Represent Plaintiffs In Marriage Equality Case

Holmes Report
06 Apr 2014

Paul Katami and Jeff Zarrillo, two of the plaintiffs in the marriage equality Supreme Court case, have retained MWW as agency of record.

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Agency People News In Brief (April 7, 2014)

Holmes Report
06 Apr 2014

New people in new roles at Englander Knabe & Allen, Burson-Marsteller, FleishmanHillard, Allison, Fetching, Nancy Friedman, GolinHarris.

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Account News In Brief (April 7, 2014)

Holmes Report
06 Apr 2014

New business success for W2O, MWW, French West Vaughan, LFPR, King+Co, Maroon, Halo, Fetching, CPR, Adam Ritchie, and Cheryl Andrews.

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Industry News In Brief (April 7, 2014)

Holmes Report
06 Apr 2014

Porter Novelli launches new practice; PROI adds Central American partner; Carolinas PR firms merge.

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SAP Consolidates Marcomms Duties With WPP

Aarti Shah
04 Apr 2014

Software giant SAP is in the process of consolidating its agency relationships with WPP.

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Intel Capital Brings On San Jose Mercury News Reporter Peter Delevett

Aarti Shah
01 Apr 2014

Intel’s global investment and M&A arm — Intel Capital — has hired the San Jose Mercury News’ veteran startups/venture capital reporter Peter Delevett as its global marketing and PR director.

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EMC Hires Access, Parts Ways With OutCast

Aarti Shah
01 Apr 2014

Cloud computing giant EMC Corporation has handed its North American PR duties to Access Communications, ending its eight-year relationship with the OutCast Agency.

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Judge Denies Class Action In MSLGroup Gender Discrimination Lawsuit

Holmes Report
01 Apr 2014

A US district court judge has denied class action status for the women suing MSLGroup for gender discrimination.

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Mozilla Comms Head Leslie Nakajima Steps Down

Aarti Shah
01 Apr 2014

Mozilla’s VP of communications Leslie Nakajima has resigned from the nonprofit just as its newly-appointed CEO is facing public backlash.

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GE Healthcare Hands Global PR Duties To FTI Consulting

Arun Sudhaman
31 Mar 2014

GE Healthcare has hired FTI Consulting to support its global 'GE Works' campaign.

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Fleishman And Kroll Partner To Offer Data Security Services

Holmes Report
31 Mar 2014

FleishmanHillard has forged an alliance with risk management firm Kroll to deliver services focused on cybersecurity and data breach risk mitigation.

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Jeanmarie McFadden To Lead Communications For MetLife

Holmes Report
31 Mar 2014

MetLife has named Jeanmarie McFadden as senior vice president and chief communications officer.

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Sparkpr Appoints New Practice Leaders

Holmes Report
31 Mar 2014

Sparkpr, a media relations and digital services agency, has named Jay Kolbe as managing director, digital ad/marketing.

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Corporate People News In Brief (March 31, 2014)

Holmes Report
31 Mar 2014

New people in new roles at Herbalife, Leading Hotels of the World, National Association of Chemical Distributors, RCS Capital, Discovery Labs.

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Agency People News In Brief (March 31, 2014)

Holmes Report
30 Mar 2014

New people in new roles at GolinHarris, MWW, Crosby, Rogers & Cowan, Henson Consulting, Schwartz Media.

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Account News In Brief (March 31, 2014)

Holmes Report
30 Mar 2014

New business success at Rogers & Cowan, Lou Hammond, Fineman, Fahlgren Mortine, Tylon, Bob Gold, Krupp and more.

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Singapore Hires PR Agencies To Build Global Investment Profile

Arun Sudhaman
28 Mar 2014

Singapore's Economic Development Board has hired agencies in several countries, including its home market, as it aims to bolster its business credentials.

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London In2 Innovation Summit To Focus On The Future Of Engagement

Holmes Report
27 Mar 2014

The Holmes Report's London Innovation Summit will focus on the brands, technology and talent that are shaping the future of communication and engagement.

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March PR Opens San Francisco, Chicago Offices

Aarti Shah
27 Mar 2014

Boston PR shop March Communications has expanded with two new offices in San Francisco and Chicago.

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GolinHarris Western Region Head Judy Johnson Stepping Down

Aarti Shah
24 Mar 2014

Judy Johnson is leaving GolinHarris after 17 years to join Caruso Affiliated as the real-estate company’s first chief marketing and communications officer.

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Valence Health Hires ReviveHealth

Holmes Report
24 Mar 2014

Value-based care provider Valence Health has brought ReviveHealth onboard as its healthcare communications and PR partner.

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Brands Still Unsure Of Twitter Value, Study Finds

Holmes Report
24 Mar 2014

Brands using Twitter to boost marketing efforts are still uncertain as to Twitter’s true value, according to a recent survey.

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Weber Shandwick Names Leslie Capstraw To Lead LA Office

Holmes Report
23 Mar 2014

Weber Shandwick has appointed industry veteran Leslie Capstraw as general manager, Los Angeles, effective immediately.

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Corporate People News In Brief (March 24, 2014)

Holmes Report
23 Mar 2014

New people in new roles at US Postal Service, Sabre, Marathon Oil, Intrexon.

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Corporate People News In Brief (March 24, 2014)

Holmes Report
23 Mar 2014

New people in new roles at US Postal Service, Sabre, Marathon Oil, Intrexon.

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Account News In Brief (March 24, 2014)

Holmes Report
23 Mar 2014

New business success for Tier One Partners, Aspectus PR, Fish Consulting.

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Industry News In Brief (March 24, 2014)

Holmes Report
23 Mar 2014

IPR seeking papers on social impact; CHR acquires New York boutique; Paris-based Idenium partners with US firm.

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World PR Report Deadline Extended To 31 March

Holmes Report
21 Mar 2014

The deadline for the World PR Report, which ranks the world's biggest agencies and surveys industry growth and trends, has been extended to 31 March.

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Struggling Puma Rethinks Global PR Duties

Arun Sudhaman
21 Mar 2014

Puma is reviewing the six-figure global consumer PR brief that it awarded to Interpublic Group agencies two years ago.

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