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Volkswagen announces reorganization of brand and group communications line up
03-12-2021 | 11:24:00
Germany automotive manufacturer Volkswagen has announced that the structural separation of Brand and Group Communications that was initiated in July 2020 at the Wolfsburg site has been completed


WPP’s global communications network Grey announces new global creative leadership and studio structure
03-12-2021 | 11:18:14
Michael Houston, Worldwide CEO of Grey, has announced that John Patroulis has been promoted to Global Creative Chairman & President, Creative Business, and Javier Campopiano has been promoted to Worldwide Chief Creative Officer of Grey.


PRCA relaunches Business Development Group
02-12-2021 | 16:44:06
The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has relaunched its Business Development (BD) Group, with 3 Monkeys Zeno’s Rebecca Wagstaffe and Richmond & Towers’ Anouska Leon to co-chair the Group.


Finsbury Glover Hering and SVC complete merger, creating global strategic communications company
02-12-2021 | 16:40:56
The firm brings together over 1,000 communications professionals, operating from 25 offices in Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the United States, including its global headquarters in New York.


Strategic consulting firms as most critical PR skill, ICCO World PR Report
26-11-2021 | 11:58:17
The specific areas of focus for talent development come on the back of 52% of those surveyed, saying that ‘retaining PR and Communications talent’ was the biggest challenge for their business going forward.


Muck Rack database reveals how many listeners every active podcast has
24-11-2021 | 15:08:14
This latest addition to the leading Public Relations Management (PRM) software builds on Muck Rack’s initial podcaster database launch and brings even more value to the thousands of organizations around the world that rely on Muck Rack’s all-in-one solution.


Omnicom PR Group appoints Kiersten Zweibaum as Global Chief Growth and Marketing Officer
19-11-2021 | 12:48:58
Omnicom Public Relations Group, OPRG, a division of Omnicom Group's Communications Consultancy Network, has announced the appointment of Kiersten Zweibaum as Global Chief Growth and Marketing Officer.


Parpia Global Management acquires The Summit Group Communications
09-11-2021 | 16:00:00
The Summit Group (TSG) Communications, Inc., a full-service marketing, communications and advertising agency focused on growing businesses, has announced it has been acquired by Parpia Global Management.


Liana Technologies acquires majority of Swedish marketing technology provider Ungapped
03-11-2021 | 11:12:14
In a transaction made on October 29th, 2021, Liana Technologies, part of the Ilkka-Yhtymä Group, became the majority stakeholder of the Swedish marketing technology company Ungapped.


Edelman launches financial and capital markets communications boutique agency in Canada
29-10-2021 | 14:41:00
Edelman has launched Edelman Smithfield in Canada, a dedicated financial and capital markets communications boutique agency within the larger firm.


Global PR industry poised for return of international travel, study
22-10-2021 | 14:42:19
Almost half (44%) of PR professionals around the world plan to resume international business travel in the next six months, according to new research published by the Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) and the International Communications Consultancy Organisation (ICCO).


Havas Media Group names Courtney Cherry Managing Director of Global Communications
21-10-2021 | 16:25:13
Reporting to HMG’s Chief Global Growth Officer, Erin Flaxman, Cherry is responsible for developing and implementing a growth-driven global marketing and communications strategy for the agency.


Havas Group acquires Italian cloud services agency Nohup
20-10-2021 | 16:14:42
 This partnership, led by Manfredi Calabrò who runs Havas CX Italy and is CEO of Havas Milan, marks a further step in the expansion of Havas Group’s expertise in customer experience and will be very beneficial to the whole European market.


Redwood Climate Communications Launches to offer PR expertise in ESG and clean energy
01-10-2021 | 14:05:00
Redwood Climate Communications has launched to bring a uniquely impact-focused approach to public relations for climate tech startups, companies, and corporate initiatives.


Publicis Groupe  to repurchase 2.5 million shares to cover employee long term incentive plans
28-09-2021 | 17:07:00
The purpose of this program is to meet the obligations arising from the existing free share long term incentive plans for the benefit of its employees that will be delivered in 2022, 2023, 2024 and 2025.


PRCA Climate Misinformation Strategy Group welcomes CMA's Green Code
24-09-2021 | 12:30:00
The Code - which is particularly relevant to communications professionals - requires all environmental claims to be truthful, unambiguous, and transparent. It also compels organisations to include all relevant information relating to a claim.


PRCA launches new Global Advisory Board to turbocharge international growth
21-09-2021 | 12:45:00
The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has revealed details of its Global Advisory Board – a new body designed to expand the Association’s international operations, and build on its position as the world’s largest professional body for PR professionals.


Ogilvy names Ben Messiaen as chief client officer for EMEA
15-09-2021 | 14:25:01
From Belgium, Messiaen started at Ogilvy Brussels and then Ogilvy Paris where he has worked for the last 15 years. 


PRCA partners with ECI to confront global challenges in PR and business
01-09-2021 | 16:08:00
The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) Ethics Council and the Ethics and Compliance Initiative, ECI, have joined forces to launch a new research project to capture the global state of ethics and compliance in PR and communications.


Hill+Knowlton Strategies appoints Laurie Rosenfield as Global Chief People Officer
31-08-2021 | 12:37:39
Hill+Knowlton Strategies, a global public relations firms, has announced the appointment of Laurie Rosenfield as its global chief people officer, effective September 13, 2021.