Daylight founder David Ko to lead Ruder Finn's regional digital arm after acquisition.
The deal will add Agility's database and monitoring services to Business Wire's platform.
WPP agency Burson-Marsteller has acquired a minority stake in its Kenyan affiliate, Engage Burson-Marsteller.
Catherine Merritt is departing the firm after one year. She is also a veteran of Olson and Ketchum.
It is the German firm's second major international office and eighth overall.
The deal is the agency network's third since May.
The newly formed entity will be part of Ketchum, but keep the Daggerwing Group name.
Also: PRWeek Awards 2017 shortlist revealed, and MWWPR promotes Bret Werner to president.
Global foods firm Kellogg's has expanded its relationship with Havas PR, giving the agency a year-long brand PR brief with its cereal business.
Werner is taking over president duties from CEO Michael Kempner one year after joining the firm.
Here are the 175 finalists for the 2017 PRWeek US Awards. The winners will be revealed at a dinner in New York City on March 16, 2017.
Fleishman is refreshing its media relations practice by standardizing best practices, partly by implementing a media certification program.
ICCO, the umbrella association for national PR trade bodies, has appointed five regional presidents to represent the organisation's recently formed regional boards.
Also: Edelman has a new leader in Europe and the CIS region and Starbucks' global comms leader explains the strategy behind its transition announcement.
Carol Potter, executive vice chairman of Edelman's Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa region, has been named as Michael Stewart's successor as president and CEO of the agency's Europe and CIS arm.
Manifest Group has opened a new office in the Swedish capital Stockholm amid plans to set up further operations in South Africa and Australia by 2020.
Wilson will succeed founder and CEO John Seng.
And why Carrie Fox and Carolyn Berkowitz launched Mission Partners.
Carolyn Berkowitz and Carrie Fox will launch Mission Partners in January.
Cook offered simple advice for the coming five years in PR at the Institute of Public Relations Research Symposium in New York on Wednesday.
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.
Hiring cutbacks. Less travel. Benefit reductions. How agencies will deal with the new overtime rules
For the first time in a dozen years, agencies are preparing for new federal overtime rules. Many are getting creative about keeping their margins in check while not turning off junior staffers.
As a slew of health insurers retreat from state exchanges, Affordable Care Act stakeholders face a communications challenge to reinforce the need for sustainable and preventive care in a system that should become less expensive as illnesses are better managed.