The Interpublic Group firm beat out more than 20 shops for the account, which includes PR, creative, digital, and social media.
Quarta will join the board on January 1, 2015, and stand for re-election at the company's annual general meeting in June.
Global electronics manufacturer Casio has called in Bite to lead its UK PR account and develop a campaign to promote the use of technology in maths teaching.
After nearly 33 years as CEO of his eponymous firm, David Fenton has sold the agency and appointed a new chief exec, as he shifts to the role of chairman, effective immediately.
Citizen Relations, whose owner is in the process of being acquired by China's BlueFocus, said it plans to expand its footprint in Asia if the deal closes.
China's BlueFocus has acquired a majority stake in Canadian comms company Vision7, owner of brands Cossette and PR firm Citizen Relations.
Zeno SVP Thomas Bunn has replaced John Hollywood as head of the firm's New York office.
Good Relations has won a competitive pitch to handle Samsung UK's corporate PR brief and b2b projects in the UK and Ireland.
BlackBerry is altering its current global PR AOR model and issuing RFPs in other markets to make room for its comms teams to work with local firms.
Hong Kong and Shanghai have long been unofficial rivals, with both vying for status as regional financial hubs.
Interpublic Group agency DeVries Global has increased its presence in Europe through an affiliate partnership with Spanish agency Lina Ortas Comunicación.
The Asia-Pacific regional leader of FleishmanHillard's operations will lead the PR jury at next year's Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity.
Huntsworth subsidiary looks to extend its government affairs proposition.
Reporting to MDs Jillian Janaczek and Lisa Talbot, Kuhl and Bergen will focus on client relationships and respiratory product launches.
The Omnicom Group agency's longtime partner in Brazil, Ketchum Estratégia, will rebrand as Ketchum.
Strange Fruit PR to change name after Twitter outrage; West Coast Garner decision protests turn violent; Rolling Stone updates retraction note.
Hotwire has been appointed by Tokyo-based IT services company Ricoh to handle its UK PR account, following a six-way pitch.
Weber Shandwick Manchester has been appointed by turkey producer Bernard Matthews as its first agency to manage its UK consumer PR account.
Weber Shandwick is expanding into California's capital.
CooperKatz will engage national and global media outlets and collaborate with Digitas on social media plans.
Other agencies are weighing the risks of representing the embattled world soccer body, as well as the controversial host nations: Russia and Qatar.
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The future of Huntsworth has become a subject of speculation following the sudden departure of its chairman Lord Myners, together with the expected retirement of its chief executive Lord Chadlington and a gloomy financial performance.
Greenpeace's success in forcing Lego to stop making Shell-branded toys shows that brands need to be wise to public sentiment when agreeing long-term partnerships.
Golin is on the verge of acquiring the Beijing- based PR firm. The formal announcement, which is expected early next year (2015) flag-posts the IPG agency firmly in the region. CEO Fred Cook is banking on growth and tells PRWeek he would like to see Asia account for at least a third of the firm's revenue