The WPP firm will serve as lead agency for several business units.
Hallmark Cards has appointed FleishmanHillard's brand marketing team as its UK agency for Forever Friends, after a competitive pitch.
Havas is merging its brand entertainment PR agency Cake with Havas Sports & Entertainment, creating a UK outfit with a combined turnover of £12m.
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DriveNow, a car-sharing service from BMW and SIXT, has appointed We Are Caffeine as its retained PR agency following a five-way pitch.
An expanding team leads to an office move which in turn, makes for a great excuse to party.
Golin's spree of international office openings continues.
Barclaycard has appointed Cohn & Wolfe as its UK corporate PR agency, replacing Lansons, PRWeek has learned.
Maureen Byrne, who previously spent nearly a decade at Novartis, will oversee the agency's operations in New York.
Sky Media, the advertising sales division of Sky, has appointed MWW PR to raise its profile and increase awareness of Sky AdSmart technology, which tailors what is shown in ad breaks.
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Meck previously served as EVP and MD at Global Strategy Group.
The company will handle projects for Lifebuoy and Pond's as well as the ASEAN Secretariat.
Uber has appointed Portland to manage its public affairs brief, PRWeek has learned, following this week's news that former Google comms chief and Portland partner Rachel Whetstone has joined the online taxi booking service.
Former Huntsworth CEO Lord Chadlington saw his annual remuneration fall 29.5 per cent in 2014, from £1.033m to £724,000, after bonus payments to executive directors were scrapped because none of their financial targets were met.
She starts in the role on May 27.
Zimat's Amanda Berenstein will serve as MD of the location.
Global music streaming business Spotify has hired The Romans to manage its UK consumer comms, becoming the agency's first retained account win since it was launched in January.
Good Relations owner Chime Communications says it expects full-year results to be "below expectations" due to delays in two major international contract negotiations.
He joined the WPP firm in early 2013 as West Coast market leader.
Wild currency fluctuations are casting a shadow over otherwise improving economic conditions.
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