WPP reports 1.2% increase in Q1 for PR, public affairs; Comcast-Time Warner merger hits major roadblock; YouTube unveils new offering
Troubled coal producer Asia Resource Minerals (ARMS) has stopped working with Finsbury and will not replace the agency as two competing takeover bids battle it out for control of the London-listed company, PRWeek has learnt.
WPP has reported a 1.2 per cent rise in like-for-like sales in its PR and public affairs group in the first quarter of 2015, with growth in all regions except the UK and continental Europe. Net sales in the division grew 1.6 per cent.
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The company began working with Burson on Monday.
The company has pulled all of its ice-cream products due to listeria concerns.
Lego, Apple, and Rolex also ranked in the top 10.
He reports to L'Oréal USA president and CEO Frédéric Rozé.
The London-based firm also brought on Richard Ford as its US creative director, reporting to MaryLee Sachs.
The technology giant dropped the "interim" from Dowling's title this week.
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The financial services giant merged its communications department under marketing in 2013.
He will oversee comms and corporate responsibility as well as brand and marketing for the bank.
Cohn & Wolfe (C&W) has announced a reshuffle to its senior corporate team, with UK corporate MD Andrew Escott appointed to head the agency's global corporate practice.
The company makes beauty products under brands including SheaMoisture and Nubian Heritage.
The former GE chief exec spoke at the Arthur W. Page Society Spring Seminar on Friday.
Gone are the days of the silent CEO.
Hunter PR was the incumbent on the account.
PayPal recently appointed H+K veteran Amanda Groty as senior director of communications for EMEA.
The Wikipedia co-founder told 60 Minutes about the organization's positive interactions with corporate comms pros, but noted the bad apples, too.
As HP prepares to split into two separate entities, PR pros back Lucio to create a global positioning and narrative for the newly formed HP Inc.
Barack Obama. Hillary Clinton. George W. Bush. And now Mario Draghi. They've all had press conferences or public events interrupted. Here's how to stop that from taking place, and what to do if it happens.
The CCO role is changing, but how, why, and in what direction is more complicated than it seems.
Companies in Indiana and Arkansas say opposing "religious freedom" laws in their states wasn't just the right thing to do; it was also the right thing for their businesses.
How Sony responds to the cyberattack could be a blueprint for future companies, say IR experts.
Debbie Weir, Mothers Against Drunk Driving, speaks to Diana Bradley about plans for its 35th anniversary and how the association leverages digital.
Ixia's Bethany Mayer talks to Diana Bradley about how the tech security organization is revamping its image and internal communications.
Anna Maria Chávez, Girl Scouts of the USA CEO talks to Diana Bradley about how the legacy group is leveraging digital to stay relevant.
Whistle Sports' John West speaks to Diana Bradley about connecting with younger fans and the YouTube network's global expansion plans.
Diana Bradley goes one on one with SoapBox Soaps CEO David Simnick about lessons learned and the organization's expanding market reach.