Hill+Knowlton (H+K) Strategies London has expanded its Energy + Industrials team with the hire of Kate Samuel as a senior associate director.
John Lewis has put the PR account for its Financial Services division out to tender, PRWeek has learned.
Genero has brought in Propeller to manage its comms, in a bid to raise its profile in the advertising, technology and business sectors.
TransCanada and Edelman both released statements Wednesday saying they will part company after Greenpeace leaked five documents last week outlining the energy company's communications strategy.
FleishmanHillard has created a b2b content marketing service developed with LinkedIn that allows clients to engage with target audiences.
Bell Pottinger has been appointed to handle financial PR for Focusrite, the global provider of music technology products, ahead of its planned IPO in December.
Creston, the UK-listed marketing and PR group, has reported a five per cent rise in half-year revenue to £37.3m, with the company buoyed by "good growth" and the addition of several major clients.
Mobile marketing platform Geemo has brought in Liberty as its first PR agency after a competitive pitch.
Weber Shandwick has announced changes to its EMEA team, with the promotion of Joe Phelan and Greg Prager, as EMEA corporate practice chairman Jim Donaldson departs to join rival agency FleishmanHillard.
Constellation Healthcare Technologies has appointed the financial agency Redleaf PR ahead of flotation on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange.
Other agencies are weighing the risks of representing the embattled world soccer body, as well as the controversial host nations: Russia and Qatar.
British American Tobacco (BAT) is to integrate its legal and corporate & regulatory affairs functions from next April, with the new division to be headed by current assistant general counsel Jerome Abelman who will become corporate & regulatory affairs director.
Uber's latest crisis exposes holes in the set-up of the ride-sharing company's communications department and policies, say PR pros.
FleishmanHillard is to cease working on the European comms brief for TK Maxx in mid-2015, about 18 months after it started working with the retailer, PRWeek has learned.
MSLGroup has announced plans to merge its Capital MSL and Communications Networking Consulting (CNC) companies in a move that is set to see greater investment in the combined business' London operation.
Edelman's strategy for helping a client overcome objections in order to get an oil pipeline built in Canada has been laid bare by Greenpeace, which has leaked several documents.
I raised this question a few weeks ago at a dinner with a handful of industry leaders.
As luxury brands reach new markets globally, they must not lose sight of the unique comms hurdles ahead.
South Africa presents massive opportunities as well as challenges, says Elian Wiener, founder and CEO of Epic Communications.
There are many tools that can help you evaluate your campaigns, but they will only work if your objectives can be measured.
Words are cheap but companies need to make sure their actions back them up - this is 'authenticity'.
Integration is the name of the game these days, but it means nothing without the expertise to deliver results.
The Golin CEO met up with Alex Benady in London to explain why three years ago he decided to do away with the traditional PR consultancy model and create the 'agency of the future' - and how his gamble is paying off today.
Brand-building PR is now being taken seriously but keeping positive conversations going is the key to proving its value.
Perhaps the biggest frustration for any PR professional is the lack of credit that they receive for their work, their advice, even their entire careers.
Governments should start to be much more proactive about defining how corporations are allowed to brand themselves and thus help shape the way they behave
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Metia has promoted Mark Pinsent to managing director of its London office, as the group looks to expand into other b2b sectors.
Jim Donaldson is to join FleishmanHillard from rival agency Weber Shandwick in a new role heading the consultancy's operations in the UK and the Middle East.
Bell Pottinger has appointed Julie Minns, head of public policy and corporate responsibility at mobile operator Three, as a partner in its political team.
Jennifer Attias, the UK managing director of ELAN, the French agency recently acquired by Edelman, has joined executive search firm Grace Blue to boost its expertise in PR recruitment.
Comms consultancy Verbalisation has made three senior hires to provide bespoke services across marketing, advertising and political comms.
After an eight-month hiatus, Alan Hall has rejoined Ford Motor Company this week as its global communications manager for technology, research, and innovation.
Rhodri Williams has been named VP of communications and public affairs for EMEA at AIG.