The agency has been in talks to sell a large percentage to a Silicon Valley-based private equity firm.
The company raised $2.3 million led by Omnes Capital and CM-CIC Capital Privé last month, some of which will go towards a global campaign debuting in the U.S. and France this month.
She had served in numerous roles at Cisco since joining the company in 2008.
The owner of a UK newswire agency that incorporates transatlantic agency 72 Point has admitted that "tension" exists between the two businesses after reporters were sent a memo asking them to weigh up the effect of negative news stories about PR clients.
As the retailer stays on target in messaging -- with near silence -- in the face of a growing boycott, PR pros analyze the brand and its low-key response, including Deborah Hamilton, who handles PR for the boycott's organizer.
Building awareness for a Western brand in China is "bloody hard" and requires payments to journalists in a way that would surprise Western media professionals, PR360 attendees heard yesterday from Cassandra Cheong, the Asia Pacific MD of The Hoffman Agency.
Updated and accurate contact information for phone and email topped the list of a corporate newsroom's most important features followed by the ability to easily view and download media content. Both areas were cited as those in most need of improvement
Nationwide Building Society, Virgin Money and Santander are the UK retail banks with the best reputation, a survey of 1,200 members of the public has found.
The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists will publish a searchable database next month with information on more than 200,000 offshore entities that formed part of its Panama Papers investigation into widespread tax avoidance.
Ruwan Kodikara will join Amazon UK as its senior manager of corporate comms next month.
Six years after Sloane & Company was acquired by MDC Partners, founder Elliot Sloane is stepping aside.
The Omnicom Group agency's New York office leader will join CA on May 9.
The company bought Galeria Kaufhof last summer to expand into Europe and acquired online retailer Gilt early this year.
Jamie Diaferia, the American co-founder of London, New York and San Francisco agency Infinite Spada, has bought the business 16 months after its creation in a transatlantic merger.
Becker is leaving her role as Edelman's president of strategic alliances and global integration to pursue an entrepreneurial venture she plans to launch later this year.
Sean O'Neill will leave his role as Heineken's global chief corporate relations officer shortly, to be replaced by Blanca Juti, most recently chief brand officer for mobile game Angry Birds' maker Rovio Entertainment.
2016 is already shaping up to be the year when cyber risks are a seemingly constant media headline - hacking, data thefts, leaks of confidential data (see the Panama Papers).
The PR and comms sector is waking up to the 'national blind spot' that employers seem to have when it comes to the gender pay gap - but does it need to do more?
Twitter's latest results have given the company little to shout about.
Last year global businesses were urged to allocate 20 per cent of their philanthropic spending to education by 2020.
Andrew Caesar-Gordon, managing director at Electric Airwaves, on how one strong corporate story tells people not only what you do, but who you are.
Steve Holliday, CEO at National Grid, on the importance of integrating the function of comms into business to build a strong narrative and open dialogue
How did Russ Brady, head of group public relations at the Co-operative, deal with a moment of crisis for the business?
The ever-shifting landscape has brought seismic changes to PR, and now creativity matters more than ever.
Brand marketers understand the value and are increasingly masters of engaging women - think the multi-award-winning #Like a Girl and One Billion Rising campaigns.
Of all the reputation nightmares visited upon prominent businesses, a criminal investigation or prosecution is about the most damaging.
In-house PR Manager - Renowned, leading global asset management company The Works Search Ltd London
Account Executive Prospect Resourcing Ltd London (Greater)
Corporate Deputy Managing Director The Foundry - Gold London (Central), London (Greater)
Internal Comms Coordinator Prospect Resourcing Ltd London (Greater)
Deputy Director of Communications, Strategy & External Affairs Department for Transport London (Central), London (Greater)
Kelly Grindle (pictured) has been appointed PR lead for Virgin Holidays in a new role created following changes to its press team.
The Omnicom Group agency eliminated the global CMO position upon Marchesi's exit.
Shine's David Wiles moves to Good Relations, White Stuff CEO gets PR job, Nelson Bostock Unlimited wins Criteo and more from PRWeek UK.
Lord Chadlington has stepped down from Huntsworth, one year after Paul Taaffe succeeded him as CEO of the Grayling and Red Consultancy owner.
Dave Bennett, formerly at FleishmanHillard Fishburn (FHF) and previously of Exposure, Edelman and MSLGroup, will next month join Freuds as a cross-practice director.
Two senior, London-based leaders of Weber Shandwick's corporate practice have left the firm in recent weeks, PRWeek has learned.
Lara Leventhal is to leave her role as deputy MD of Ogilvy PR's London office to take the position of MD at Spider PR.