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Next Fifteen picks up IncrediBull to merge with Text100

Next Fifteen picks up IncrediBull to merge with Text100

IncrediBull will integrate into Text100 at the beginning of next year.

Female talent more likely to stay at firms with female CEOs: Weber Shandwick study

Female talent more likely to stay at firms with female CEOs: Weber Shandwick study

They are also more likely to want to become CEOs themselves, In Asia and globally, according to a survey of more than 1750 execs

PR Communications a shoe-in for Pazzion deal

PR Communications a shoe-in for Pazzion deal

Agency will handle all media relations for the brand, which has grown rapidly since being launched in 2001

Award-winning anti-homophobia in sport campaign seeks Asia PR help

Award-winning anti-homophobia in sport campaign seeks Asia PR help

Volunteer-led winner of PRWeek Asia Gold Award calls for agencies in the region to help spread its message

Cannes in quotes

Cannes in quotes

The best sound bites from last week's annual Festival of Creativity at Cannes in the South of France.

Video: PRWeek's Cannes Lions Party

PRWeek's party at the InterContinental Carlton in Cannes celebrated this year's award winners from the PR industry.

Case study: How volunteer-led PR campaign kicked homophobia into touch

Case study: How volunteer-led PR campaign kicked homophobia into touch

Gay rugby players in Australia produced a PR masterclass to overhaul attitudes to homosexuality in sport.

Women in PR the next topic for Hong Kong PR Forum

Women in PR the next topic for Hong Kong PR Forum

The event will debate why, in a female-dominated industry, relatively few become senior execs

Weber Shandwick adds Rafi Khan to India leadership team

Weber Shandwick adds Rafi Khan to India leadership team

Khan joins from Cohn & Wolfe and has more than 20-years' industry experience

Michael Mullen named global comms chief in new Kraft Heinz Company

Michael Mullen named global comms chief in new Kraft Heinz Company

Michael Mullen, SVP of corporate and government affairs at Heinz, is to take the same role at the new, enlarged business following its expected merger with Kraft that will create one of the world's largest food and drink companies.

SG Story wins Far East Hospitality Management brief

SG Story wins Far East Hospitality Management brief

The agency will handle social media activities for two Singapore-based brands

Ruder Finn snaps up China business of Japan's Kyodo Public Relations

Ruder Finn snaps up China business of Japan's Kyodo Public Relations

The firm, recently named the PRWeek Awards Asia Greater China PR Consultancy of the Year, has been aggressively expanding in the country

Mind the gap: Silo structures stifling the success of multichannel campaigns

Mind the gap: Silo structures stifling the success of multichannel campaigns

Three-quarters of teams in Asia not deemed fit for purpose, with the EMEA and the US faring little better, Lewis PR global study reveals

Publicis president Sadoun to lead MSLGroup; Fleurot named Publicis SVP

Publicis president Sadoun to lead MSLGroup; Fleurot named Publicis SVP

Publicis Worldwide's president Arthur Sadoun is taking on direct supervision of MSLGroup.

Video: Richard Edelman on importance of Cannes for PR

Video: Richard Edelman on importance of Cannes for PR

Richard Edelman, president and CEO of Edelman, talks to Steve Barrett, editor-in-chief of PRWeek US, about the importance of Cannes Lions 2015.

Opinion: When the social media party gets crowded, the cool kids move on

Opinion: When the social media party gets crowded, the cool kids move on

There are constant shifts in the social media channels being used, the nature of usage and who is using them in Asia-Pacifc, says Edelman's Gavin Coombes

Not so social: Brand content still struggling to be heard in SE Asia

Not so social: Brand content still struggling to be heard in SE Asia

Edelman research reveals vast opportunity remains for brands amid the rapidly shifting sands of social media use

China: a land of marketing opportunity for Western brands

PRWeek and BlueFocus convened a high-level discussion with clients, media, tech firms, and agency execs to debate business opportunities for global brands in China and Chinese businesses looking to expand into the West.

Global Power Book: Malcolm Tucker and CJ Cregg named as top fictional PRs

Global Power Book: Malcolm Tucker and CJ Cregg named as top fictional PRs

Malcolm Tucker from The Thick of It has narrowly trumped The West Wing's CJ Cregg as the favourite fictional PR character among entrants to PRWeek's Global Power Book.

The PR Week: The good, the bad and the bizarre from the last seven days

The PR Week: The good, the bad and the bizarre from the last seven days

Your rapid-fire review of the global goings-on in PR, as viewed by PRWeek Asia editor Gary Scattergood.