FTI Consulting is USG's new PR agency partner after a review.
Kia Motors UK has appointed Kazoo to handle PR activity on a retained contract, after a six-way pitch including incumbent Publicasity, which held the account for the past seven years.
The brand debuted in the US in Los Angeles in November.
The firms, which both have offices in New York City and Seattle, want to boost digital capabilities.
Burson is helping HotelPlanner boost brand awareness and starting to advise it on social media.
Lexington, Massachusetts-based QD Vision, a developer of quantum-dot technology for televisions and other displays, has signed Text100 to handle Greater China communications with a focus on electronics OEMs.
The appointment follows a multi-agency competitive pitch in Delhi and covers duties including stakeholder engagement, reputation management, blogger relations and strategic media management.
Inmarsat, the UK-based satellite operator that rose to international prominence when it helped plot the course of the missing Malaysian Airlines plane last March, has replaced Brunswick with Instinctif as its retained PR agency.
Tom Brady. Richard Sherman. Rob Gronkowski. Russell Wilson. Super Bowl XLIX is big on charisma - and a big opportunity for marketers.
Digital music service Spotify is looking for a new consumer PR agency as it ends its relationship with M&C Saatchi PR, which also covered Spotify's corporate and b2b accounts.
Jim Joseph will oversee growth in Latin America, the US, Canada, and Mexico, as well as brand communications and integrated marketing efforts worldwide.
George Goodwin established what would become MSLGroup's Atlanta office in 1965.
Finn Partners will merge the two agencies into a firm called DVL Seigenthaler, which will have about $11 million in annual fees.
Andrea Morgan reports to MSLGroup New York MD Andrew Silver.
Tom Smith is focusing on strengthening Allison's corporate offering, particularly working with clients on thought leadership and reputation.
Fluency in big data will help communicators collaborate more effectively, according to a report released Wednesday by analyst Susan Etlinger.
As president of Edelman South, Steve Behm will oversee 300 people across offices in Atlanta, Austin, Dallas, Houston, and Orlando.
Australian consumer PR agency One Green Bean, part of Havas Worldwide, has launched a London office as the first step towards building an international network.
M&C Saatchi PR was the incumbent on the account.
Stephen Waddington has been promoted to the newly created role of chief engagement officer at Ketchum, in a bid to drive integration of digital and social capabilities.
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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.