The Week in Global PR

AOL's CMO and head of comms Jolie Hunt is departing the media firm following a restructure.

The IMS Group has brought in Aspectus PR for a global comms brief.

Burson-Marsteller has partnered with comms firm Engage in the Dominican Republic, its first affiliate in the country.

Fleishman-Hillard has hired Marco Dell'Era as general manager of Italy.

AT&T has recruited Chris Murphy as vice-president of corporate comms. He was formerly senior vice-president at Fleishman-Hillard.

Hill+Knowlton Strategies has appointed John Morgan president and CEO of its Asia region. He replaces James Heimowitz.

Edelman has named Gavin Coombes as regional digital practice president, Asia-Pacific.

MSLGroup is shedding 15 staff in its New York office following a restructure.

Wyndham Hotel Group's Dream Hotels brand has called in John Doe US as its global lifestyle PR agency. John Doe's win followed a competitive pitch process.

Hill+Knowlton Strategies has named former political adviser Francois Decoster director of public affairs. He will be based in Brussels.

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