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Edelman Makes Russell Dubner US Head, Mark Hass Steps Down

Aarti Shah
23 Apr 2014

Edelman has promoted Russell Dubner, head of its New York operation, to US president and CEO to oversee its $450 million US business across 14 offices.

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Holmes Report Announces Americas Agency Of The Year Finalists

Holmes Report
23 Apr 2014

The five firms in the running for Large Agency of the Year are Edelman, FleishmanHillard, GolinHarris, Ketchum, and Weber Shandwick

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Q1 2014 PR Results: Double-Digit Growth At IPG, Omnicom Firms Up 1.2%

Arun Sudhaman
22 Apr 2014

Interpublic Group PR firms have posted another strong quarter of growth, up by double-digits for the first three months of this year.

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MWW Hires Zeno's Molly Mulloy To Co-Lead Global Tech

Aarti Shah
22 Apr 2014

MWW has tapped Zeno EVP Molly Mulloy as the first general manager of its San Francisco office since significantly scaling back the office in 2010.

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IPG Entertainment Firms Make New Digital Investments Via Outside Shops

Aarti Shah
22 Apr 2014

PMK·BNC and Rogers & Cowan both made recent investments in digital shops to bolster their existing offerings.

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Kelly McGinnis To Receive Individual Achievement SABRE

Holmes Report
20 Apr 2014

Her leadership at Dell, and in her new position as CCO at Levi Strauss, earned her one of our SABRE Awards for Outstanding Individual Achievement.

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Dee Dee Myers To Lead Comms For Warner Bros

Holmes Report
20 Apr 2014

Former White House press secretary Dee Dee Myers has been named executive VP, worldwide corporate communications and public affairs for Warner Bros.

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Nielsen Launches Suite Of Reputation Measurement Services

Holmes Report
20 Apr 2014

Nielsen, best known for its television advertising ratings, has introduced a suite of new reputation measurement and management services.

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360 Opens in Washington, Plans Bay Area Operation

Holmes Report
20 Apr 2014

Consumer agency 360 Public Relations is opening a Washington, DC, office, and announcing plans to open a Bay Area office this summer.

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Agency People News In Brief (April 21, 2014)

Holmes Report
20 Apr 2014

New people in new positions at Falls Communications, Gibbs & Soell, and GolinHarris.

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Account News In Brief (April 21, 2014)

Holmes Report
20 Apr 2014

New business success for Trevelino/Keller, Pollack, Beehive, and Bob Gold.

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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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Breaking Down The Eye-Catching Growth At China's BlueFocus

Arun Sudhaman
18 Apr 2014

The announcement of Chinese group BlueFocus’ 2013 revenues has attracted plenty of attention around the PR world.

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M Booth Hires 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 Taps 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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