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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Account News In Brief (September 8, 2014)

Holmes Report
07 Sep 2014

New business success for Jeffrey Group, Allen & Gerritsen, French/West/Vaughan, Fishburn, Kemper Lesnik, Conundrum, Nancy J Friedman.

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JetBlue Reviews Crisis Comms Support

Arun Sudhaman
05 Sep 2014

JetBlue is reviewing its crisis communications agency support, months after angering customers by suspending flights amid severe weather conditions.

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The Bite/Text 100 Merger: Why Stop At Asia?

Arun Sudhaman
05 Sep 2014

Next 15's decision to merge Bite and Text 100 in Asia-Pacific and Continental Europe raises questions about the firms' futures in the UK and US.

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SunEdison Taps Grayling For US PR Work

Holmes Report
04 Sep 2014

Solar technology company SunEdison has handed its US PR duties — including traditional PR, social media and digital marketing — to Grayling.

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RLM Finsbury Names Doug Michelman To Lead New Bay Area Office

Holmes Report
04 Sep 2014

Corporate and financial communications firm RLM Finsbury is opening a San Francisco office, under the leadership of Doug Michelman.

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Rowan Benecke Departs Text 100 To Lead Burson's Global Tech Practice

Arun Sudhaman
04 Sep 2014

Burson-Marsteller has hired Text 100 veteran Rowan Benecke to lead its global technology practice.

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Holmes Report Readies 2nd Edition Of Innovator 25

The Holmes Report
03 Sep 2014

Now in its 2nd year, the Holmes Report will launch the next edition of the Innovator 25 later this month.

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Edelman Promotes Maria Amundson To Global Tech Role

Aarti Shah
03 Sep 2014

Longtime Edelman veteran Maria Amundson is stepping up as global head of technology.

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Bordeaux Wines Finalises Multimillion Dollar Global PR Roster

Arun Sudhaman
03 Sep 2014

The French industry body that represents the key wine-growing region of Bordeaux has hired several agencies to oversee PR duties in key markets.

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Seagate Gives Creation US PR Business Amid Global PR Review

Arun Sudhaman and Aarti Shah
03 Sep 2014

Seagate has awarded its US PR business to Creation after reviewing PR duties across the US, EMEA and Asia-Pacific.

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Latest HP PR Reshuffle Sees Burson Lose Out And Omnicom Benefit

Aarti Shah and Arun Sudhaman
02 Sep 2014

HP's latest consolidation of PR activity will see it end its decade-long relationship with Burson-Marsteller in favour of Omnicom PR firms.

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MRY's Jeffrey Melton Joins MSLGroup

Aarti Shah
02 Sep 2014

MRY's chief analytics and media officer Jeffrey Melton has joined sister Publicis shop MSLGroup as SVP of global technology and platforms.

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Gazprom Ends Ketchum US Assignment, Europe And Asia Relationship Continues

Arun Sudhaman
01 Sep 2014

Gazprom has stopped working with Ketchum in the US, although the relationship continues in Europe, where the Russian energy giant is focusing efforts.

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Author David Meerman Scott Joins Global PR Summit Lineup

Holmes Report
01 Sep 2014

David Meerman Scott, online marketing expert and author of The New Rules of Marketing & PR, will be among the speakers at the third Global Public Relations Summit.

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3rd Independent PR Firm Forum Addresses Insight, Creativity, Talent and Succession Planning

Holmes Report
01 Sep 2014

The Independent Public Relations Firm Forum will bring together speakers from agencies around the world to discuss the most critical issues for agency growth.

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Agency People News In Brief (September 1, 2014)

Holmes Report
01 Sep 2014

New people in new roles at FoodMinds, MWW, VPE, Red Fan, R&J

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Account News In Brief (September 1, 2014)

Holmes Report
01 Sep 2014

New business success for Coyne, MWW, Lou Hammond, PAN, Andrew Freeman.

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Industry News In Brief (September 1, 2014)

Holmes Report
01 Sep 2014

AMEC schedules 2015 Summit; Chime reports healthy growth; PROI adds African partner; energi forms digital partnership.

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Alibaba Strengthens International Corporate Affairs Team

Holmes Report
27 Aug 2014

Alibaba Group, the Chinese online commerce giant, has expanded its international corporate affairs team with the addition of three senior staff.

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Text 100 Consumer Head Tara O'Donnell Takes On UK MD Role

Arun Sudhaman
26 Aug 2014

Tara O'Donnell has relocated from New York to lead Text100's London office, following the departure of previous MD Dan Baxter at the start of this year.

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WPP PR Revenues Up 2.3% In 1H 2014

Arun Sudhaman
26 Aug 2014

Public relations and public affairs revenues from WPP's PR firms grew 2.3% in the first half of 2014, following an improved second quarter performance.

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Booz Allen's Chris Foster To Deliver Inaugural AMEC Lecture At Global PR Summit

Holmes Report
26 Aug 2014

Management consulting giant Booz Allen Hamilton will be the presenting sponsor of a new lecture series focused on measurement and evaluation.

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GCI Health Names Elisia Canna To Lead Well Living Unit

Holmes Report
26 Aug 2014

GCI Health has promoted Elisia Canna to lead the expansion of Well Living, the company’s consumer health specialty.

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Jeffrey Sturchio Named CEO At Rabin Martin

Holmes Report
26 Aug 2014

Jeffrey Sturchio has been appointed president and chief executive officer of Rabin Martin, the healthcare consulting firm.

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Corporate People News In Brief (August 26, 2014)

Holmes Report
26 Aug 2014

New people in new roles at Mary Kay, Fox International, Dentsu Aegis, Endurance International, Cubic, Conservation International, and Anaheim CVB.

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Agency People News In Brief (August 26, 2014)

Holmes Report
26 Aug 2014

New people in new roles at Padilla CRT; Golin; Quillin; and Flip.

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Industry News In Brief (August 26, 2014)

Holmes Report
26 Aug 2014

TVC expands to New York; ICF International joins PROI; Tellem Grody launched crisis practice.

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Hill + Knowlton Enlists NetApp's Jodie Baumann To Revive Tech Practice, SF Operations

Aarti Shah
25 Aug 2014

NetApp’s Jodi Baumann has joined Hill + Knowlton to lead its US tech practice and the firm’s San Francisco office.

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BlueFocus PR Revenues Up 67% In 1H 2014

Arun Sudhaman
22 Aug 2014

BlueFocus has reported PR revenue growth of 67% for the first half of this year, amid strong interim numbers from the Chinese marcomms giant.

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Uber Brings On Obama Strategist David Plouffe To Manage Regulatory Battles

Holmes Report
20 Aug 2014

Uber, the rapidly-growing car share startup, has hired Democratic strategist David Plouffe as SVP of policy and strategy to lead its ongoing regulatory challenges.

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Ketchum Makes Susan Butenhoff Global Head Of Technology

Aarti Shah
19 Aug 2014

Ketchum — best known for its corporate and consumer expertise — is looking to extend that credibility into technology.

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InkHouse Brings on Jason Morris To Take Over San Francisco Operation

Aarti Shah
18 Aug 2014

InkHouse has brought Jason Morris as the GM of its San Francisco office, six months after the firm opened its first office in the Bay Area.

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Helen Burt To Lead Corporate Affairs At PG&E

Holmes Report
17 Aug 2014

Pacific Gas & Electric Company has named Helen Burt to lead the utility's corporate affairs team.

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