Hazard is the latest in a string of former Cognito staffers to join Vested, launched by two Cognito veterans in 2015.
The former PepsiCo and Toyota chief communications officer was never charged after being arrested in Japan in 2015 for allegedly importing painkillers without permission.
Hills Balfour beats incumbent to win $1m UK PR brief for Brand USA - but tourism body faces being fired by Trump
Hills Balfour has unseated five-year incumbent Black Diamond to win the UK travel marketing and PR contract for Brand USA - but the tourism body faces elimination by the President Trump.
The UK arm of Grayling has returned to profitability, with a "large part" of the PR agency now profitable globally, owner Huntsworth announced this morning.
The firm, founded in 2015, is the fitness chain's first PR AOR.
Teneo Holdings has continued its acquisition spree by buying Cabinet DN, the Brussels-based public affairs and strategic communications firm.
The firm is planning to open an office in Hong Kong next month after expanding to Houston in February.
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Trevor FitzGibbon is getting back in the game a year and a half after closing progressive shop FitzGibbon Media.
The decade-long incumbent on the account is FleishmanHillard.
On She Goes brings agency voices and community contributors together to carve out a space in conscientious tourism.
Ethical chocolate brand Green & Black's has handed its UK consumer PR account to Golin, following five years working with Edelman.
He is replacing Michael Huttner, who is moving into the role of political director at the agency.
Bill Hudson Agency will adopt the name DaltonHudson as a result of the deal.
Volvo ad 'Life Paint', which scooped a double Grand Prix for creative agency Grey London at Cannes Lions in 2015, has been banned for giving a misleading impression of the titular road safety product.
Group SJR, which Jutkowitz will continue to lead, posted 26% revenue growth in 2016.
"I'm hoping to help people figure out how to break through the noise and connect not just on the coasts, but in every part of the country," he said.
The paint, coatings, and chemicals manufacturer began the review in January to reduce its agency roster of about 100 firms.
The holding company's lawyers seek to keep its internal investigation private while asking to see Johnson's emails about an alleged job offer.
She will have a national role at the firm working across earned, owned, and paid media.
The changes include an updated definition of PR, entry-form revisions, and a new point system for the Network of the Year award.
Don't look now, but management consultancies such as Accenture and technology giants like IBM are moving onto the turf of WPP, Omnicom, and Publicis. How long before they're major marketing services players in their own right?
Business development officer is the new hot job in the PR agency world as firms reevaluate what they want from the position.
For almost half the country, the narrow victory for Brexit was a portent of doom but, while sterling has fallen to historically low rates - plunging to a 31-year low immediately after the result - predictions of immediate Armageddon now seem far-fetched.
Marketers are using data in many ways, including to hold their agencies accountable, but they run the risk of drowning in numbers if they don't evolve.