She is joining the firm after working for more than a decade at the Omnicom Group agency.
Nasdaq said Friday morning that the deal, subject to customary approvals, will make it a global leader in news release distribution.
The group contains Weber Shandwick and Golin, as well as other agencies such as Jack Morton and Octagon. Weber CEO Andy Polansky said the PR firms registered high-single-digit organic growth for the year and Q4.
Pulley joins Weber's corporate practice and will be based in New York.
Beechinor-Collins had served as an EVP at Text100 since it acquired content marketing agency Republic Publishing in 2014.
The company reported 320 million average monthly users - not what analysts and investors were looking for.
Publicis earnings impress; Sanders and Clinton prepare for another debate; Obama on Ellen; Facebook puts space between itself and Marc Andreessen; Royal Caribbean apologizes after early end to trip; Twitter earnings disappoint -- again.
PR professionals in the US are generally more "polished" and "professionalised" - and continue to work as executives at an older age than their UK counterparts - says Golin's Matt Neale, a Briton who now helps run the agency's New York office.
MSLGroup parent company Publicis saw organic revenue growth accelerate to 2.8 per cent in a "better than expected" fourth quarter of 2015, leaving organic growth across the full year at 1.5 per cent.
She was previously chief account officer at the agency, which was bought by Weber Shandwick last month.
The New York office, based in midtown Manhattan, opens on March 1 - almost two years after the firm opened its San Francisco office.
She previously worked at Saxum, Pierpont Communications, Edelman, and Ketchum.
The holding company's PR firms reported a fourth-quarter organic revenue drop of 6.9% on Tuesday morning.
New Hampshire primary day; Omnicom Q4 and full-year 2015 earnings; Twitter launches anti-harassment task force; Is Chipotle blaming employees for its E. coli outbreak?; Instagram lets users switch accounts more easily.
Weber Shandwick has amalgamated its London operations under a single financial entity, as part of a "client-focused" restructure that has seen MDs Lucie Harper and Emma Thompson given new, expanded roles.
She will lead growth, development, and integration of the health, technology, corporate, and consumer practices at Edelman's DJE Holdings sister agency.
PRWeek UK talks to the British agencies taking on the world: Having opened up a New York office in January 2015, Manifest has set itself some ambitious global expansion plans by 2020.
FleishmanHillard has been appointed as Bose's first global PR agency, PRWeek has learned.
Heckelman has been brought on to help apply Finsbury's expertise in crisis communications, corporate reputation, and public policy to the sports and entertainment space.
Sadoun: "I'm not here to create a new corporate layer."
Many consumers will shop online, according to a new report, but the majority still plan on shopping at discount and department stores
Negative stereotypes play a role, and often companies - and veterans themselves -- don't realize what they have to offer.
In some ways, Monday's announcement that Fishburn and FleishmanHillard are to merge had an air of inevitability about it. A line can be traced from this week's announcement as far back as 2013 when Omnicom Group, which owns Fishburn and FleishmanHillard, and Publicis Groupe attempted a merger to create what would have been the largest holding company in the world.
Agency pros, in-house communicators, and professors were divided about whether offering financial incentives to journalists crosses an ethical line.
A new report places the annual global cost of counterfeiting at around £1.2tn and it is rising in cost and scope by around 15 per cent every year. Everything from luxury clothing brands to pharmaceutical drugs and even alcohol is up for grabs by organised gangs and multinational brands are losing approximately 10 per cent of their topline revenue as a result of it. So what are the effects of somebody impersonating your brand and what are the best ways to defend against it?