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Geometry PR picks up Volkswagen Malaysia

Geometry PR picks up Volkswagen Malaysia

PR arm of WPP's activation agency Geometry Global has its work cut out for it with managing Volkswagen's shaky after-sales service reputation in Malaysia.

Bigger, better, and global, this year's ABR dials up the volume

Bigger, better, and global, this year's ABR dials up the volume

Welcome to our Global Agency Business Report: the most comprehensive and best roundup of intelligence about PR agencies ever produced.

P&G marketing cull has PR in its sights

P&G marketing cull has PR in its sights

The consumer goods behemoth is continuing its cost-cutting and rationalization process and this time marketing and PR are firmly in the spotlight.

Nevada hires firms to promote the state in South Korea and UK

Nevada hires firms to promote the state in South Korea and UK

Nevada brought on South Korea-based Aviareps Marketing and Garden Holdings and UK-based Hills Balfour.

Brands need to drop the agenda and be more human

Brands need to drop the agenda and be more human

It's about us, not them, but brands are missing the chance to connect with the public. Maybe they should phone a friend.

Asia Resource Minerals and Finsbury cease relationship amid Rothschild-linked takeover bids

Asia Resource Minerals and Finsbury cease relationship amid Rothschild-linked takeover bids

Troubled coal producer Asia Resource Minerals (ARMS) has stopped working with Finsbury and will not replace the agency as two competing takeover bids battle it out for control of the London-listed company, PRWeek has learnt.

South Korea renews Finn Partners contract to focus on 'success stories'

South Korea renews Finn Partners contract to focus on 'success stories'

The country is also working with BGR Public Relations.

Grayling promotes Neelesh Hotwani to head Hong Kong

Grayling promotes Neelesh Hotwani to head Hong Kong

Grayling has promoted Neelesh Hotwani to director and head of office following the departure of its previous Hong Kong MD, Bruce Shu.

Indonesia's Maverick and MicroAd win Alzheimer's Month website build

Indonesia's Maverick and MicroAd win Alzheimer's Month website build

Maverick and MicroAd beat out international competition for development of the World Alzheimer's Month site

South Korea inks BGR to six-month strategic PR pact

South Korea inks BGR to six-month strategic PR pact

Documents filed with the federal government say the "scope of services require the highest degree of confidentiality."

Omnicom PR revenue up 3.1% in Q1

Omnicom PR revenue up 3.1% in Q1

US organic revenue was up 4.8% in the first quarter, while that of the UK increased 9.3%. In Asia-Pacific, it grew 6.7%.

Maker brand FiftyThree chooses Hoffman Asia

Maker brand FiftyThree chooses Hoffman Asia

Following the succesful launch of its smart stylus Pencil in Asia, FiftyThree has engaged Hoffman as its agency of record.

Cohn & Wolfe to run PR for Players Cup in Singapore

Cohn & Wolfe to run PR for Players Cup in Singapore

The remit includes PR and social media for the June event, which puts soccer stars on the golf course

Lewis PR raises $27m in funding

Lewis PR raises $27m in funding

CEO Chris Lewis said the firm is looking into acquisitions in the US, China, and India, among other markets.

Eulogy India diversifies into influencer management, signs on Bhakti Sharma

Eulogy India diversifies into influencer management, signs on Bhakti Sharma

Eulogy Media India launches its influencer management division with its appointment as open water swimmer Bhakti Sharma's brand consultancy and representative.

Chinese dating site hires Ignite PR for UK launch

Chinese dating site hires Ignite PR for UK launch

Dating website 2RedBeans has retained Ignite PR as it looks to break into the European market, starting with the UK.

Dove Real Beauty effort has run its course

Dove Real Beauty effort has run its course

It may be time for Dove's award-winning and groundbreaking Real Beauty campaign to come to an end.

How to get hired into PR - part two

How to get hired into PR - part two

There's never been a better time to get into PR - so don't blow that one-time opportunity to make a great impression.

American Cancer Society names Weber Shandwick strategic comms AOR

American Cancer Society names Weber Shandwick strategic comms AOR

The firm will work on a range of duties for the cancer-fighting nonprofit, including the annual Great American Smokeout.

RF Thunder launches office in Beijing, Tingting Wu leads

RF Thunder launches office in Beijing, Tingting Wu leads

Ruder Finn's sister agency launches its first office in Beijing and promotes account director Tingting Wu to GM.

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