Latest Corporate News

The truth still matters, just ask Ryan Lochte

The truth still matters, just ask Ryan Lochte

The bizarre fiasco at the Rio Olympics resulted in major losses for the star athlete while highlighting the importance of ethics and honesty required from all parties - including public relations.

Breakfast Briefing: The 6 stories PR pros need to know on Friday morning, 9.23.2016

Breakfast Briefing: The 6 stories PR pros need to know on Friday morning, 9.23.2016

PR pros think Yahoo's hack disclosure was weird at best and irresponsible at worst.

REI's Alex Thompson: Embrace activism only for right reasons

REI's Alex Thompson: Embrace activism only for right reasons

The retailer's VP of public affairs warned that executives shouldn't rush to embrace an activist mindset.

Kind Snacks' Joe Cohen joins Axis Capital as comms chief; company adds CMO

Kind Snacks' Joe Cohen joins Axis Capital as comms chief; company adds CMO

The insurance company has also brought on Michiko Kurahashi as CMO.

POLL: Wrigley's response to Donald Trump Jr.'s Skittles tweet: Best reply ever? Or wasted opportunity?

POLL: Wrigley's response to Donald Trump Jr.'s Skittles tweet: Best reply ever? Or wasted opportunity?

Tell us what you think about the latest controversial Trump tweet gracing the internet.

Former Apple comms staffer Sarah O'Brien joins Tesla

Former Apple comms staffer Sarah O'Brien joins Tesla

She has joined the electric car company as senior director of communications.

Nick Denton: 'The internet is like Somalia, filled with warring clans'

Nick Denton: 'The internet is like Somalia, filled with warring clans'

The Gawker Media founder described how the web reinforces people's pre-existing notions at Percolate's Transition Conference in New York on Tuesday afternoon.

McDonalds' London 2012 sponsorship chief takes top comms job at Arla Foods

McDonalds' London 2012 sponsorship chief takes top comms job at Arla Foods

Nick Hindle has been appointed global head of corporate comms by the dairy giant Arla Foods.

Spring recalls 'surreal moment' when U.S., Cuba began to normalize relations

Spring recalls 'surreal moment' when U.S., Cuba began to normalize relations

Weber Shandwick's global corporate practice chair moderated a panel at the Concordia Summit on Monday on the diplomacy used to break the icy relationship between the U.S. and Cuba.

Is this Skittles statement the best corporate response to the Trump campaign yet?

Is this Skittles statement the best corporate response to the Trump campaign yet?

Confectionery giant Wrigley has issued a deft response to Donald Trump's son comparing refugees to poisoned Skittles, saying: "Skittles are candy. Refugees are people."

Breakfast Briefing: The 6 stories PR pros need to know on Monday morning, 9.19.2016

Breakfast Briefing: The 6 stories PR pros need to know on Monday morning, 9.19.2016

Diageo's global corporate communications account is moving from Edelman to Teneo Blue Rubicon.

Diageo gives Teneo Blue Rubicon global corporate account after dropping Edelman

Diageo gives Teneo Blue Rubicon global corporate account after dropping Edelman

Global drinks giant Diageo has given its global corporate comms account to Teneo Blue Rubicon, the newly reshuffled London agency, after a lengthy search process.

Katie Spring exits Citadel

Katie Spring exits Citadel

The company is searching for a replacement for the former global head of corporate comms.

Sysomos appoints Peter Heffring CEO

Sysomos appoints Peter Heffring CEO

Heffring is the former CEO of Expion.

Axioma names Steve Mann CMO

Axioma names Steve Mann CMO

He is a veteran of SAP and LexisNexis.

FTI Consulting formalises global affiliate network, extending reach to 100 countries

FTI Consulting formalises global affiliate network, extending reach to 100 countries

FTI Consulting has formalised the global network of affiliate agencies for its Strategic Communications arm, with 'Gold' and 'Silver' status being offered to affiliates.

Karen Clyne takes the lead at MWWPR San Francisco

Karen Clyne takes the lead at MWWPR San Francisco

Clyne most recently worked as SVP of client services at Eastwick.

Breakfast Briefing: The 9 stories PR pros need to know on Wednesday morning, 9.14.2016

Breakfast Briefing: The 9 stories PR pros need to know on Wednesday morning, 9.14.2016

The NFL is putting another $100 million into concussion safety.

FTI Consulting rolls out Geopolitical Intelligence practice

FTI Consulting rolls out Geopolitical Intelligence practice

FTI said it is launching the practice amid "unprecedented political risk and instability" facing companies.

Teneo unites UK operations under new Teneo Blue Rubicon name

Teneo unites UK operations under new Teneo Blue Rubicon name

Teneo has combined its entire UK operations, including Blue Rubicon, into one business under the new name Teneo Blue Rubicon.

Analysis

Skittles proves breaking the internet isn't always worth it

Skittles proves breaking the internet isn't always worth it

Skittles could have responded to Donald Trump Jr.'s tweet mentioning its brand with snark, but its decision to step back was the smarter long-term move, according to experts.

How the Clinton Foundation got ready for an election-year fight

How the Clinton Foundation got ready for an election-year fight

The group reorganized its communications structure and prepared its rapid-response capabilities in preparation for a contentious campaign - yet it received more criticism than it bargained for.

Reputation in layover: Why airlines need to be more transparent with customers

Reputation in layover: Why airlines need to be more transparent with customers

Airlines' reputations are hinging on how effectively they find solutions to industry-wide problems like overlapping systems from merged carriers and communicate them to the public.

Communicating a comeback: Cleveland institutions bask in convention spotlight

Communicating a comeback: Cleveland institutions bask in convention spotlight

Organizations including the Cleveland Clinic and the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame are taking advantage of an influx of influential visitors to tell their stories, and that of their host city, while trying to stay above the political fray.

Power to the players: The Players' Tribune gives athletes a new media relations move

Power to the players: The Players' Tribune gives athletes a new media relations move

Kevin Durant's bombshell decision pushed the NBA's center of gravity even further to the west and highlighted athletes' evolving relationship with the media.

CEO Q&A

CEO Q&A: Richelieu Dennis on turning a family formula into a winning formula

CEO Q&A: Richelieu Dennis on turning a family formula into a winning formula

Sundial Brands CEO tells Sean Czarnecki why he is dialing up comms and marketing a year after Bain Capital took a minority stake in the $200 million personal-care products company.

Fathom Events' CEO John Rubey discusses the future of interactive cinema and new business models

Fathom Events' CEO John Rubey discusses the future of interactive cinema and new business models

But the more digital our lives become, the more people crave analog experiences. And that's what we're offering: an experience where you're standing or sitting with [people] as passionate as you are, and in that shared passion, your energy level rises.

CEO Q&A: How Fathom Events works with the U.S.'s three biggest theater chains

CEO Q&A: How Fathom Events works with the U.S.'s three biggest theater chains

Fathom Events' CEO engages Sean Czarnecki on the future of interactive cinema and new business models

International Drone Racing Association takes the 'multi-reality sport' global

International Drone Racing Association takes the 'multi-reality sport' global

IDRA CEO Sahand Barati tells Sean Czarnecki how he's propelling the sport of drone racing to heady heights from a standing start

CEO Q&A: Toby Cosgrove on running the Cleveland Clinic and community comms

CEO Q&A: Toby Cosgrove on running the Cleveland Clinic and community comms

Cleveland Clinic's CEO tells Alison Kanski how he keeps the hospital on top of its game and educates the community it serves.