A class action complaint says the company is "deceptively and misleadingly" labeling and promoting its products.
The agency is growing the size of its executive committee from four to 13 members to represent new geographies and ensure more diversity.
IPG created the role in response to more clients asking for teams made up of personnel from various agencies.
More than a week after Burger King first made ripples across the world of marcoms, other brands are still trying to get in on the action - the latest being a perhaps unlikely candidate, the social media platform Hootsuite.
Lintner previously worked at United Technologies as VP of comms for four years. More recently, she was SVP of strategic communications at PepsiCo.
Dickard left construction giant AECOM last month after serving as VP of corporate and external communications for five years.
August jobs report predictions; Could Colbert be more brand-friendly than Letterman?; Europe's refugee crisis; Chipotle's non-GMO challenges; How The Dress went big; 2016 roundup.
Martin Alintuck will join the agency in mid-October as new managing Partner
Anna Chew has 15 years' of experience in the industry
PR pros mourned Gaughan's loss on Twitter.
New England quarterback Tom Brady beat the "Deflategate" court case, but the NFL and commissioner Roger Goodell are facing criticism on social media.
Kamyl Bazbaz and Kristen Whisenand join Pramana's New York office.
Generation Z is diverse, independent, knowledge-craving, and socially savvy, yet channel selective.
In demand in the early stages of this election cycle as much as it's ever been in the marketing world, authenticity is driving early surges by Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders.
Communicators are taking more notice than ever of paid media as marketing disciplines converge, but many question the future of traditional TV advertising. Is it quickly becoming a busted flush and what does that mean for PR pros?
Google took the wraps off its new logo this week. So did Verizon. Who unveiled its new corporate image best?
Ludlum: 5 implications last week's National Labor Relations Board decision will have on communicators
The decision made last week by the NLRB is the latest event fundamentally changing the relationship between employers and employees. It has plenty of implications for professional communicators.
Ephraim Cohen and Mitch Germann have taken over general manager roles in New York and Los Angeles, respectively.
2015 PRWeek Hall of Fame class announced; Ad buyers not worried about Hulu commercial-free option; Twitter shuffles product department; Facebook exec goes to Washington; Americans like Pope Francis.
A new framework for measuring the performance of communications has been launched, with an aim of reflecting the changing media landscape.
Burger King is reaching out to more food chains to merge burgers in the name of Peace Day.
Publicis Worldwide steers the Swiss financial giant through a digital play based on extensive client research.
Ryan will report to US president David Herrick in the new role. She left Ketchum last week.
She took over the role from Marc Ross, who co-founded Caracal Strategies in June.
Google's logo change lit up social media, with designers, agencies, individuals and companies including the PR firm Manifest London all joining the discussion.
Carney will serve as Guggenheim Partners' MD and media strategist, starting next week.
Marriott's new brand ambassador is a YouTube star; Sony took the edge off 'Concussion,' according to leaked emails; Global revenue up 8.5% at Edelman in latest fiscal year; Bush changes course, challenges Trump; Consumer Reports' worst cars of 2015; A legal blow for Uber.
Japan's Suzuki Motor Corporation has won a major decision against rival manufacturer Volkswagen in the International Court of Arbitration with help from the litigation support team of comms firm Bell Pottinger.
The third group of inductees to the PRWeek Hall of Fame will be honored at a dinner in New York City on December 7.
Although the country doesn't yet have a truly global brand on the scale of Samsung or Toyota, the tide is beginning to turn, says Prophet's John Holton
The hashtag garnered more than 15,000 tweets by Tuesday afternoon.
Global revenues at the world's largest PR firm rose to $833 million in the 12 months to June 30, 2015, while the US was up 9% to $504.7 million in the same period.
"Chipotle has always been honest and transparent with its customers, and our messaging surrounding our use of non-GMO ingredients is no exception," said communications director Chris Arnold.
He will continue to work with the league in his new role.
She is reportedly the first woman to hold the vice chair title at GE.
Three reasons why marketers will have to shake things up when Apple releases the latest version of its operating system.
Kenjiro Sano has been accused of plagiarizing the logo by a Belgian designer.
More Clinton emails released; Marissa Mayer's big announcement; PRWeek Career Guide 2015; White House debuts year two of It's On Us campaign; Deflategate ruling expected this week; Wikipedia bans 281 from editing.
She succeeds Mickie French, who has repatriated to the United States.
The reality-show star took to Instagram again on Sunday night to promote morning sickness medication Diclegis, this time with extensive risk information.
The refugee crisis taking place in Europe is especially sensitive because of the large number of children affected.
Although the National Football League has been communicating about its health and safety efforts, Concussion's release will potentially reignite the discussion on a much broader scale.
Divine inspiration: Pope Francis' US visit - and PR message - can help rebuild Catholic Church, say comms pros
As more and more people in the US leave the Catholic Church, an on-target message from the progressive Pope about poverty and discrimination could help reverse the slide when he visits the country in September.
Contrary to popular belief, Addyi is not the female Viagra. That's the message drug-maker Sprout must get across to doctors and patients in the coming weeks.
Communications experts say news-release-distribution services just don't reach journalists like they used to. But they do help public companies meet SEC requirements.
A highly competitive category is getting even more intense with the entry of major food and confectionary players.
It's harder than it looks to launch an extension of an iconic brand.
"We've found the length of the video has become less important in terms of how long someone watches something. It's really about the content, and capturing your audience's attention in the first three seconds," says Heineken's Ron Amram.
After the Japanese giant was rocked by a financial reporting scandal, it is now pursuing a "clear the deck" strategy
Uber was hailed as the winner after a fierce public affairs battle against New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, who had moved to cap the number of vehicles it could operate in the city.
The Ashley Madison brand has been tarnished beyond repair, say crisis comms experts.
Victoria Taylor's exit and the Reddit community's often vicious response has cooled off many PR executives on the website's Ask Me Anything sessions.
The acquisition of Blue Rubicon and StockWell by Teneo Holdings last week has sent shockwaves through the industry. The scale of the ambition is huge: to set up a global City and crisis shop to challenge stalwarts such as Finsbury and Brunswick, and become the market leaders in this field. PRWeek assesses the impact on the industry as well as what it says about the health of the mergers and acquisitions market for PR agencies in the UK and beyond.
In the wake of Toyota conceding it didn't do enough to help Julie Hamp integrate in Japan, what responsibilities does the PR industry have towards international employees?
In May, McDonald's CEO Steve Easterbrook announced a turnaround plan to focus on the chain's "future as a modern, progressive burger company" by building brand excitement and cutting costs