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Latest HP PR Reshuffle Sees Burson Lose Out And Omnicom Benefit

Arun Sudhaman and Aarti Shah
02 Sep 2014

HP's latest consolidation of PR activity is understood to have significantly impacted Burson-Marsteller's lengthy relationship with the tech giant.

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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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MWW Names Jess Seilheimer As Chief Strategy Officer

Holmes Report
17 Aug 2014

Jess Seilheimer has joined MWW as chief strategy officer, based in the firm’s New York office.

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Tina-Maria Adams Joins APCO In Chicago

Holmes Report
17 Aug 2014

Tina-Marie Adams, former Ketchum Midwest regional director, has joined APCO Worldwide as managing director for its Chicago office.

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Agency People News In Brief (August 18, 2014)

Holmes Report
17 Aug 2014

New people in new roles at Nuffer Smith Tucker, DeVries Global, and Karv Communications.

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Account News In Brief (August 18, 2014)

Holmes Report
17 Aug 2014

New business success for Ruder Finn, MWW, Phelps, RockOrange, Fetching, Buzz Agency and Buzz Creation.

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In2 SABREs Opens Call For Entries And Unveils Jury

Holmes Report
15 Aug 2014

The In2 SABRE Awards has opened its call for entries, seeking the best in content creation across a wide range of channels and platforms.

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Pete Marino Elevated To CCO Role At MillerCoors

Holmes Report
15 Aug 2014

Pete Marino has been named chief public affairs and communications officer at the MillerCoors, effective September 1.

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BlueFocus Hires Holly Zheng To Oversee International Expansion

Aarti Shah
14 Aug 2014

China communications group BlueFocus has brought on Holly Zheng from Marvell to runs its burgeoning international operations.

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MDC Acquires Majority Stake in Hunter PR

Holmes Report
14 Aug 2014

MDC Partners has acquired a majority partnership interest in consumer public relations firm Hunter Public Relations.

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Burson-Marsteller’s Sabrina Guttman Departs For Hewlett-Packard

Aarti Shah
14 Aug 2014

Burson-Marsteller’s US tech practice head Sabrina Guttman is departing the firm to become VP of strategic communications at Hewlett-Packard.

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Godiva Chocolates Taps M Booth In North America To Transform Image

Aarti Shah
13 Aug 2014

Godiva has brought on M Booth for PR in North America to position the upscale chocolate marker as an everyday treat rather than a special indulgence.

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Weber Shandwick Brings On Global CTO, Hires GM For Bay Area Operations Amid Tim Fry's Departure

Aarti Shah
12 Aug 2014

Weber Shandwick has brought on Lee Noonan, formerly of Havas Digital, as its first global chief technology officer, meanwhile also hiring Ogilvy’s Luca Penati as GM of its Bay Area offices and as the firm’s Western region content lead.

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Lewis PR Delivers Double-Digit Growth For FY 2014

Aarti Shah
11 Aug 2014

Independent PR firm Lewis delivered 17% organic growth for its 2014 fiscal year, boosted largely by strong demand for its digital offerings.

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Lord Chadlington Stepping Down As Huntsworth CEO

Paul Holmes
11 Aug 2014

Lord Chadlington is stepping down as chief executive of Huntsworth, the public relations holding company.

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Porter Novelli Launches Healthcare Payor Policy Panel

Holmes Report
10 Aug 2014

Porter Novelli has launched a US healthcare payor and policy advisory board, a group of senior executives.

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Cleveland Indians CEO Paul Dolan Joins D&E Advisory Board

Holmes Report
10 Aug 2014

Paul Dolan, chairman and chief executive officer of the Cleveland Indians, has joined Dix & Eaton’s board of directors

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Corporate People News In Brief (August 11, 2014)

Holmes Report
10 Aug 2014

New people in new roles at Carmax, Quantcast, REI, and Scripps Networks.

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Corporate People News In Brief (August 11, 2014)

Holmes Report
10 Aug 2014

New people in new roles at Carmax, Quantcast, REI, and Scripps Networks.

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Agency People News In Brief (August 11, 2014)

Holmes Report
10 Aug 2014

New people in new roles at Direct Impact, Golin, Gibbs & Soell, DKC, Coyne.

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Account News In Brief (August 11, 2014)

Holmes Report
10 Aug 2014

New business success for Henson Consulting, Haberman, and Krupp Kommunications.

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Jenny Moede Departs Waggener Amid ‘Unification’ Strategy In North America

Aarti Shah
08 Aug 2014

Waggener Edstrom’s former head of North America Jenny Moede is the latest in a series of senior level departures.

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Nike’s Digital, Social Media Director Musa Tariq Joins Apple

Aarti Shah
07 Aug 2014

Musa Tariq — whose career has included stints at Nike and Burberry — is now digital marketing director at Apple.

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Tucker Bounds Departs Facebook, Michelle Klein Joins

Aarti Shah
06 Aug 2014

Facebook’s director of corporate communications Tucker Bounds has left the social network, meanwhile, Diageo’s Michelle Klein is joining as head of global agency marketing.

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SanDisk Reviews Enterprise PR Duties In Global Markets

Aarti Shah
06 Aug 2014

Flash storage maker SanDisk is amid a global PR review for its enterprise business following its recent acquisition of Fusion-io.

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Rick Gould Re-Launches Independent Financial Services Firm

Holmes Report
06 Aug 2014

Rick Gould, a CPA who has long focused on the public relations agency business, has re-launched GouldPartners.

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"60 Minutes" Veteran Lori Beecher Joins Ketchum In Content Role

Holmes Report
06 Aug 2014

Ketchum has appointed Lori Beecher, a TV producer with the “Today” show, “60 Minutes,” as executive vice president of media and content strategy.

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Edelman Reworks Practices And Sectors Under Ben Boyd

Aarti Shah
05 Aug 2014

Edelman has reworked its practices and sectors structure under the new leadership of Ben Boyd.

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Next 15 Merges Bite With Text100 Across Asia-Pacific

Aarti Shah
05 Aug 2014

Bite, still recovering from management turmoil in the US, will see its Asia-Pacific business passed to sister tech firm Text 100.

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