In this new role for the agency, Buchanan will report to Ogilvy PR’s Global CEO Julianna Richter and will lead consumer brand communications globally
The COVID-19 PR Agency Startup report explores why such a large number of agencies have been started in such a relatively short period of time.
As COVID-19 continues to disrupt economies, alter the way we work and redefine lifestyles, employers companies and staff are adjusting their way of work as the pandemic alters the future of work.
Dentsu Group Inc. has announced the company and its group companies has joined nearly 200 forward-thinking companies as the newest member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).
The Mental Health Allies programme will be available to all 10,000 UK staff and aims to reduce the stigma around mental health by encouraging open conversations.
The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has welcomed The Campaign House as its latest corporate member.
With increased competition in the media, marketing, PR and advertising space and evolving consumer demands, agencies and corporates are looking at new and innovative ways to stay afloat while looking at ways of meeting market needs with partnerships becoming an all too common strategy.
WPP plc has announced that Jens Monsees has decided to step down as Chief Executive Officer of WPP AUNZ Limited as it transitions from a public company to a fully integrated business within WPP.
As marketers, advertisers and media companies look at innovative ways of packaging and disseminating content to a critical mass, they are exploring and embracing technologies and partnership to drive that agenda with impressive results.
The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has announced global consultancy, Curzon PR, as its latest member.
Scott, who joins from ABC News, will be responsible for leading VICE Media Group’s US communications strategy across the organization’s entire portfolio.
The role of technology across various industries from media, advertising and marketing remains pivotal as companies increasingly invest in digital campaigns, online solutions and partnerships.
Starcom Australia has been appointed by Tourism Tasmania to manage its media account, encompassing strategy, planning, buying and digital media.
WPP has announced Choreograph, a new global data company, to help clients realize the value of their first-party data, consult on and implement their data and technology strategies.
As companies seek to grow their footprint and expand their services, they are tapping into mergers and acquisition even as they position themselves to be competitive.
Clarity, a global integrated communications agency recently commended by PRWeek as both Best International Agency, and winner of Specialist Consultancy of the Year, has announced a senior appointment in the London office.
On Earth Day, WPP has announced a new commitment to reach net zero carbon emissions in its operations by 2025 and across its entire supply chain by 2030.
The new Committee will work closely alongside Co-Chairs Paul Williamson and Kat Jackson to provide best practice and cutting-edge insights on how marketers can navigate the constantly shifting marketing landscape.
The growth of digital PR and communications continued unabated in 2020 according to a new report published by the Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA).
The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has welcomed integrated PR Agency RNN Communications as its latest corporate member.
The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has appointed Edelman’s fintech and crypto expert, Martyna Borys CMPRCA, as the Chair of its new Financial Services & Fintech Group.
The Forrester Wave™: Commerce Services, Q1 2021 evaluation ranks the 14 most significant commerce providers as Leaders, Strong Performers, Contenders or Challengers against their current offering, strategy and market presence.
The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has announced BHM Qomms – BlackHouse Media’s (BHM) UK operation – as its latest corporate member.
Havas Group has obtained ISO 14001 certification for 32 of its entities based in France.
With this new role, Publicis Groupe will bring all markets including Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Vietnam and Thailand under one leadership.
Global advertising behemoth WPP has recorded a £2.79 billion, approximately €3.25 billion, pretax loss for the year to December 2020 as the global effects of COVID-19 continues to be felt across sectors.
January was one of the worst months in recent years for ad agencies having seen 4800 job cuts, leaving the industry with 186,000 jobs. This marked the agencies’ worst point since 2014.
WPP has announced the appointment of Dave Rolfe to the new role of Global Head of Production, WPP and Hogarth.
The star-studded creative campaign invites youth from across Africa and the globe to join the movement to end the world’s oldest deadliest disease.
Dutch startup Presscloud allows companies to handle public relations without the need for an agency by training users on the ABCs of PR and connecting them to a database of journalists and an online newsroom.
Havas Group has announced the acquisition of a majority stake in Singapore-based creative agency BLKJ. The agency will join forces with the Havas Creative network and will strengthen the Group’s creative operations in South East Asia.
Havas Group has announced the acquisition of full service independent agency, Inbar Merhav G, as part of the Group’s strategic plans in Israel. The agency will rebrand to Havas Inbar Merhav G Ltd.
WPP and TikTok, a global destination for short-form mobile video, have announced an innovative global partnership to enable WPP agencies and clients to tap into the culture-shaping impact and reach of the platform.
Global marketing and communications agency VMLY&R has received a score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index, the foremost benchmarking survey and report measuring corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality.
WPP has been named in the 2021 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI) for the third consecutive year. The Index recognizes companies committed to advancing gender equality in the workplace through policy development, representation and transparency.
Publicis Groupe has announced the appointment of Anna Chitty as Chief Executive Officer of Starcom China.
EWM. SA, a Geneva web development and digital marketing agency announces the creation of its Paris branch, EWM France, in a joint venture with the OLCM holding company.
Ogilvy has announced that James Nicholas Kinney has been appointed global chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer and chief people officer for North America.
Rob, who is currently Global Creative Chairman of McCann Worldgroup, will join WPP in May, reporting to CEO Mark Read.
The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has appointed Melissa Cannon MPRCA as PRCA International Director.
The International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) today announced it has joined the Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communication Management.
MWWPR, independent public relations agency, announced it has been selected by leading customer data platform, BlueVenn, for communications and PR programming.
Nielsen Holdings plc has announced that Jamie Moldafsky, a three-decade marketing veteran, will join as Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, effective immediately.
WPP has submitted a proposal to the Board of WPP AUNZ Limited to pursue an acquisition of the remaining shares in WPP AUNZ.
Global media and public relations agency, iVoice Communications, is expanding its operations to further help customers penetrate the Hispanic Market in the United States, Latin America, and Spain.
WPP’s AKQA and Grey are uniting to form a new network model, AKQA Group.
BCW Africa, Brand Leadership, Kantar and Geopoll have launched the #BuyAfricaBuildAfrica initiative to encourage local brands to adopt the #BuyAfricaBuildAfrica stamp of approval.
Havas Creative has launched Havas CX – a new, international network dedicated to delivering meaningful brand experiences across the entire customer journey.
E.ON, the international energy company has appointed a Publicis Groupe Power of One solution led by Starcom as its Media partner across eight major European markets.
William Mills Agency, the largest independent public relations and marketing firm specializing in the financial industry, has been selected by Sensibill for public relations services.
WPP has appointed Tom Ilube CBE to its Board as an independent Non-Executive Director with immediate effect.
Global advertising and PR company Dentsu Group Inc. has announced that its international business Dentsu Aegis Network will now operate under the dentsu brand.
Eighteen leaders across WPP have been honoured in the HERoes Women Role Model Lists 2020 for championing women in business and driving change for gender diversity in the workplace.
Publicis Groupe has announced the appointment of Marta Ruiz-Cuevas as Publicis Groupe Iberia (Spain and Portugal) CEO, expanding upon her continued Publicis Groupe Mexico CEO remit.
BoldScience, a new global medical communications agency, has launched.
Jeff Winton Associates partners with UK-based Onyx Health to expand global healthcare communications services
Jeff Winton Associates announced expansion into additional global markets through a new partnership with UK-based marketing communications firm Onyx Health.
SEMrush, an online visibility management and content marketing SaaS platform, has further expanded its ecosystem with the acquisition of a 100% stake in Poland's public relations SaaS startup Prowly.com.