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Mark Truby to replace Ray Day in top Ford comms role

Mark Truby to replace Ray Day in top Ford comms role

The change at the top of Ford Motor Company's communications team coincides with a leadership shift in the CEO's office.

Rooster wins six-figure brief with Cyprus Tourism Organisation

Rooster wins six-figure brief with Cyprus Tourism Organisation

Rooster has won a 12-month brief to provide UK PR services to the Cyprus Tourism Organisation (CTO).

Energy drink Carabao runs cheeky 'Wins, not wings' campaign to mark Chelsea FC title win

Energy drink Carabao runs cheeky 'Wins, not wings' campaign to mark Chelsea FC title win

Energy drink brand Carabao took a cheeky swipe at rival Red Bull in an integrated campaign to celebrate commercial partner Chelsea FC winning the Premier League.

Michael Zdanowski leaves Edelman to join Madano as energy chief

Michael Zdanowski leaves Edelman to join Madano as energy chief

Madano has appointed Edelman UK energy practice lead Michael Zdanowski as a director and head of energy.

Magners unleashes scantily-clad squad to help commuters 'seize the summer'

Magners unleashes scantily-clad squad to help commuters 'seize the summer'

Cider brand Magners unleashed a squad of scantily-clad men in London yesterday (18 May) to encourage commuters to "seize the summer".

Cannes Lions owner brings in Propeller for media relations at 2017 festival

Cannes Lions owner brings in Propeller for media relations at 2017 festival

The company that owns Cannes Lions has hired independent UK agency Propeller PR to aid its comms strategy ahead of this year's event.

In brief: Portland gets partner from Weber, wins for The PR Network, Instinct and Four Rain

Weber's Hogwood hot-foots to Portland, The PR Network signs up Vistage, Instinct clicks with online retailer and more from PRWeek UK.

Flack on Friday: Colin Byrne's Labour woe, Brexit comms man to face NHS, agency's voting victory, Rodent Wars

Flack on Friday: Colin Byrne's Labour woe, Brexit comms man to face NHS, agency's voting victory, Rodent Wars

In Flack this week: departing Weber chief reminisces, Vote Leave's Paul Stephenson to face the medical music, Rodent Wars, and which PR firm is offering staff paid leave to vote?

Edelman bags Burson's Hawker as UK healthcare MD

Edelman bags Burson's Hawker as UK healthcare MD

Kate Hawker has joined Edelman as MD of its UK healthcare team, following Ann Bartling's departure from the firm in October after 13 years.

Agony Uncle: Trevor Morris on trust in charities, comms careers and 'PR disasters'

Agony Uncle: Trevor Morris on trust in charities, comms careers and 'PR disasters'

PRWeek's Agony Uncle answers questions on how to rebuild trust in charities, whether PR is the right career and what constitutes a 'PR disaster'.

BP promotes Geoff Morrell to group head of comms, external affairs

BP promotes Geoff Morrell to group head of comms, external affairs

He will take over the role from Peter Henshaw, who is retiring after nearly four decades at the energy giant.

Mentees paired with mentors as PRWeek/WIPR Mentoring Scheme gets underway

Mentees paired with mentors as PRWeek/WIPR Mentoring Scheme gets underway

The new crop of mentees for the PRWeek/Women in PR Mentoring Scheme have been paired with their mentors, as the 2017 initiative gets off the ground.

Section 40 scrapped, support for BBC World Service and three comms campaigns feature in Conservative manifesto

Section 40 scrapped, support for BBC World Service and three comms campaigns feature in Conservative manifesto

The Conservative Party manifesto has pledged to scrap 'flawed' plans for new rules on press regulation, pledged support for the BBC World Service and trailed three comms campaigns.

No lobbying measures in Tory manifesto, but APPC and PRCA (again) call for reform

No lobbying measures in Tory manifesto, but APPC and PRCA (again) call for reform

In contrast to Labour and the Lib Dems, the Conservative Party manifesto makes no mention of changes to lobbying regulation - but the APPC are PRCA are arguing for post-election reform.

McDonald's Alistair Macrow: Pulling bereavement ad was 'the only decision to make'

McDonald's Alistair Macrow: Pulling bereavement ad was 'the only decision to make'

McDonald's had no choice but to withdraw its now infamous "dead dad ad" after it provoked fierce criticism from the public and bereavement charities, the brand's top UK marketer has said.

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