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Snapchat grabs Google's Hazelbaker as comms, public policy VP

Snapchat grabs Google's Hazelbaker as comms, public policy VP

Google's Jill Hazelbaker will join Snapchat as VP of communications and public policy next month.

Hotwire bolsters team with new head of engagement

Hotwire bolsters team with new head of engagement

Hotwire's team has been strengthened by the hire of John Brown to the newly created role of head of engagement and the promotion of Laura Macdonald and Kate Hamilton to directors.

Racepoint Global beats four to Progress Software brief

Racepoint Global beats four to Progress Software brief

Global software company Progress Software has awarded Racepoint Global its European hub and UK market PR programme following a five-way pitch.

Apple chief said to be relaxing Katie Cotton's "control-obsessed PR regime"

Apple chief said to be relaxing Katie Cotton's "control-obsessed PR regime"

The man who succeeded Steve Jobs at the helm of Apple is making the company and its PR team "friendlier and more transparent", according to an in-depth investigation.

Veteran games PR Jonnie Bryant joins Jagex from Blizzard

Veteran games PR Jonnie Bryant joins Jagex from Blizzard

The maker of massively multiplayer online game RuneScape has hired Jonnie Bryant as head of PR as it prepares to launch Transformers Universe.

Techne-Comm appoints Whiteoaks for NHS mail achiving brief

Whiteoaks has been appointed by Techne-Comm to provide PR and marketing for its NHS email archiving product Mailsafe.

WPP PR operating profits climb 8.3% in H1 2014

WPP PR operating profits climb 8.3% in H1 2014

The holding company behind Burson-Marsteller and Finsbury has put its underperformance in PR behind it with a substantial increase in operating profit for the first six months of the year.

Ketchum ups Access CEO Butenhoff to dual role running global tech practice

Ketchum ups Access CEO Butenhoff to dual role running global tech practice

The Omnicom Group firm has promoted Butenhoff to director of Ketchum's global technology business.

IKEA solar energy partner hires Pavla Kopecna

IKEA solar energy partner hires Pavla Kopecna

IKEA's solar panel installation partner, Hanergy Solar UK, has appointed Pavla Kopecna to promote its service to the public.

Alibaba's Zandy to rejoin Facebook

Ashley Zandy will return to Facebook after less than a year at Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba Group.