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FleishmanHillard Partners With In Press To Enter Brazilian Market

Holmes Report
22 Oct 2014

Brazilian agency Grupo In Press, acquired by Omnicom earlier this year, is joining forces with FleishmanHillard to launch an FH operation in Brazil.

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Olson Acquired By DC-Based Professional Services Firm ICF

Holmes Report
22 Oct 2014

Integrated marketing agency Olson, parent company of consumer PR firm Olson Engage, has agreed to be acquired by ICF International.

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From Olympic Champions To Movement Makers, Outside Experts Enhance Global PR Summit

Holmes Report
20 Oct 2014

PR pros will have the chance to learn from experts in a variety of disciplines—from Olympic athletes to NGO execs to professionals in data and analytics.

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Unity And Ogilvy PR Retain Top Spots In 2014 Global Creative Ranking

Arun Sudhaman
20 Oct 2014

Unity and Ogilvy PR have retained the top spots in the Holmes Report's third annual ranking of creative excellence in the PR industry.

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Senior Execs From J&J, American Lung Association, Telefonica Join Summit Lineup

Holmes Report
20 Oct 2014

Industry leaders from the Americas, Europe, Africa and Asia have joined the lineup of speakers and panelists at the third Global Public Relations Summit.

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Ann Wool Named President Of Ketchum Sports & Entertainment

Holmes Report
19 Oct 2014

Ketchum has promoted Ann Wool to president of Ketchum Sports & Entertainment, and also formalized a hub in London.

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GCI Health Unveils New "Patient-Centric" Initiative

Holmes Report
19 Oct 2014

GCI Health has rolled out Patients at the Center, an initiative aimed at uncovering ways of putting patients at the forefront of communication strategies.

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Council Of PR Firms Names Christopher Graves As Chair

Holmes Report
19 Oct 2014

Christopher Graves, global chairman of Ogilvy Public Relations, has been named chair of the Council of Public Relations Firms.

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Corporate People News In Brief (October 20, 2014)

Holmes Report
19 Oct 2014

New people in new roles at Xylem, Ready Pac Foods, ScoutComms.

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Agency People News In Brief (October 20, 2014)

Holmes Report
19 Oct 2014

New people in new roles at MWW, Stratacomm, APCO, Magrino,

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Account News In Brief (October 20, 2014)

Holmes Report
19 Oct 2014

New business success for Olson, Ruder Finn, Fastlane, Environics

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Industry News In Brief (October 20, 2014)

Holmes Report
19 Oct 2014

CEO takes full ownership of JoTo; Jazo expands to Canada; CHR makes an acquisition; Dixon James offers free rebrand to nonprofit.

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The 2nd Annual Innovator 25 Celebrates The Industry's Forward-Thinkers

Holmes Report
15 Oct 2014

The 2014 Innovator 25 takes another glimpse at our industry's future, shining the light on those individuals who are shaping what influence and engagement will look like tomorrow.

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Expanding Opower Names Comms Leadership And Rethinks Agency Lineup

Arun Sudhaman
15 Oct 2014

Opower, the software provider that helps reduce energy bills, has named new comms leadership in the US and Europe as it steps up expansion.

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Rick Wion Departs McDonald's For Social Media Consultancy

Aarti Shah
15 Oct 2014

McDonald’s director of social media Rick Wion has left the iconic company after more than four years and joined a social media consultancy Manifest Social.

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Analysis: Ogilvy PR Puts Faith In Stuart Smith's Turnaround Skills

Arun Sudhaman
14 Oct 2014

Regardless of how strong Ogilvy PR is in EMEA or Asia, much will depend on whether Stuart Smith can bring his Midas touch to the firm’s US operations.

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Josh Levin Departs Cohn & Wolfe For CMO Role At Newlio

Arun Sudhaman
13 Oct 2014

Cohn & Wolfe New York corporate head Josh Levin has resigned to take up a new role as CMO at consumer intelligence startup Newlio.

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Marina Maher Communications Takes Charge Of Omnicom Healthcare Sibling Rx Mosaic

Arun Sudhaman
13 Oct 2014

Marina Maher Communications has taken on oversight of Omnicom sister firm Rx Mosaic, in a bid to broaden its healthcare capabilities.

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Top Industry Entrepreneurs Headline Independent PR Firm Forum In Miami

Holmes Report
13 Oct 2014

Some of the most successful entrepreneurs in the public relations business will be on stage in Miami to share their secrets.

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Corporate People News In Brief (October 13, 2014)

Holmes Report
12 Oct 2014

New people in new roles at NASCAR, MUFG Union Bank, Northrop Grumman, OTG Management.

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Agency People News In Brief (October 13, 2014)

Holmes Report
12 Oct 2014

New people in new roles at Golin, APCO, Kwittken.

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Account News In Brief (October 13, 2014)

Holmes Report
12 Oct 2014

New business success for FleishamHillard, Ketchum, Stanton, JMPR.

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Mary Osako Departs Amazon For Top Comms Job At Activision Blizzard

Holmes Report
11 Oct 2014

Amazon’s Mary Osako has joined Activision Blizzard as SVP of global communications, reporting into CEO Bobby Kotick.

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Horn Group Launches Marketing Services For Emerging Companies

Holmes Report
11 Oct 2014

The Horn Group has launched a marketing offering for startups and other emerging growth companies.

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Edelman's Brad Mays Joins Burson-Marsteller

Holmes Report
11 Oct 2014

Burson-Marsteller has brought on Edelman’s Chicago digital GM Brad Mays as managing director of its US digital integration.

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Walmart's Deisha Barnett Among Senior Communicators At Global Summit

Holmes Report
10 Oct 2014

Walmart senior director of corporate communications Deisha Barnett is the latest addition to the lineup at the third Global Public Relations Summit.

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Former CEO Of Burson's US Operations Dave DenHerder Joins FP1

Holmes Report
09 Oct 2014

FP1 Strategies has added former Burson Marsteller US chief executive Dave DenHerder as a partner to lead the firm's public affairs practice.

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Former Huawei Global Media Head Joins Burson As US Tech MD

Arun Sudhaman
09 Oct 2014

Scott Sykes, who previously headed global media affairs for Chinese tech giant Huawei, has joined Burson-Marsteller as MD of the firm's US technology practice.

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Finn Partners Acquires European Tech Specialist Johnson King

Paul Holmes
09 Oct 2014

Finn Partners is continuing its international expansion with the acquisition of Johnson King, a UK-based technology specialist.

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Skulpt Hires Diffusion Ahead Of Fitness Device Launch

Holmes Report
09 Oct 2014

Fitness and healthcare tech developer Skulpt has brought on Diffusion to support the global launch of its new fitness device.

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Matt Neale Takes On Leadership Role At Golin New York

Arun Sudhaman
09 Oct 2014

Golin international president Matt Neale is to relocate to New York to help grow the firm's presence in that market.

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SanDisk Consolidates US PR With Porter Novelli

Aarti Shah
09 Oct 2014

SanDisk has consolidated its enterprise business in the US with Voce/Porter Novelli.

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Voce's Josh Hallett Departs For Publix Supermarkets

Aarti Shah
09 Oct 2014

The head of Voce’s digital division Josh Hallett has left the agency to join Publix Supermarkets as a digital marketing strategist.

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Allison + Partners Expands To Silicon Valley With New Venture Communications

Holmes Report
08 Oct 2014

Allison+Partners is absorbing the team from Silicon Valley shop New Venture Communications to expand its B2B footprint.

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Edelman, United Entertainment Group Ink Joint Venture

Aarti Shah
08 Oct 2014

Edelman has formalized its partnership with United Talent Agency to create a new entity that connects brands with the entertainment world.

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Next15 Grows Revenue By 5%, Acquires Content Agency

Holmes Report
07 Oct 2014

Next15 has announced a revenue increase of 6% for its 2014 fiscal year, and inked a deal to acquire content agency Story Worldwide.

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Tesla's Simon Sproule Joins Aston Martin As CMO

Holmes Report
07 Oct 2014

Simon Sproule is leaving Tesla after several months as head of comms and marketing to join luxury car maker Aston Martin as CMO.

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H+K Hires Chris Winans As New York GM

Holmes Report
06 Oct 2014

Hill + Knowlton Strategies has made Chris Winans as GM of its flagship New York office after Ian Bailey left the firm last month to relocate to the midwest.

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Sparkpr Looks Beyond Media Relations With Socialarc Acquisition

Holmes Report
06 Oct 2014

Tech boutique SparkPR has bought digital shop Socialarc to expand its offerings beyond traditional PR.

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Gibbs& Soell, rbb Partner To Create Food Issues Specialist

Holmes Report
05 Oct 2014

Gibbs & Soell and rbb Public Relations launched a joint venture that will provide integrated solutions to food, beverage and consumer clients.

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Alex Halbur Recruits Industry Veterans For Advisory Firm

Holmes Report
05 Oct 2014

Alex Halbur is partnering with several PR industry veterans to launch Prosper Group.

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Corporate People News In Brief (October 6, 2014)

Holmes Report
05 Oct 2014

New people in new roles at priceline.com, Sysco, and the Veterans Benefits Association.

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Agency People News In Brief (October 6, 2014)

Holmes Report
05 Oct 2014

New people in new roles at Levick, Interel, ReviveHealth, Eastwick, and Castle Group.

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Account News In Brief (October 6, 2014)

Holmes Report
05 Oct 2014

New business success for M Booth, MGA Media, Dix & Eaton, JMPR, Zapwater, AR PR, Momentum, Buffalo, Dstreet, and Van Eperen.

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Industry News In Brief (October 6, 2014)

Holmes Report
05 Oct 2014

Lewis PR expands international network; Virgo opens in New York; Nobles partners with Three-Sixty Advisory Group; Scribewise acquired.

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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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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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