Ketchum was Avocados From Mexico's previous foodservice advertising and PR AOR.
Gillespie started the medtech practice during a previous stint with W2O Group in 2007.
Day 2 at the Democratic National Convention: Bill Clinton on the Hillary he knows.
Misfit, the American wearable tech company co-founded by former Apple CEO John Sculley, has hired PR agency Ranieri to handle UK comms.
Jon Hughes, Matt Neale, and Gary Rudnick will become co-CEOs of the Interpublic Group firm, effective January 1, 2017.
The former president contrasted his wife with Donald Trump: "She never made fun of people with disabilities; she tried to empower them based on their abilities."
Starkey is the latest addition to Lyft's comms team, which has doubled in size from six to 12 staffers since Brandon McCormick joined as head of comms last May.
Brandwatch has also integrated Audiences with its flagship product, Brandwatch Analytics.
Passer will work on digital platforms for NBC News and MSNBC.
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BerlinRosen has upped four staffers to newly created EVP roles and six to SVP roles in its New York and Washington, D.C. offices.
The chief media officer at Liverpool FC says the club wants to win new US fans by making them feel part of its "family" - a strategy that has seen it bring in help from two high profile fans - as its American tour continues.
Huntsworth has reported an improved performance in the first half of 2016, with pre-tax profit rising 21 per cent to £7.3m ($9.5m) on the back of revenue growth in three of its four divisions, although Grayling continued to struggle.
The news agency has rebranded AP Content Services as AP ContentWorks to reflect its broader set of capabilities.
U.S. Travel Association is running an ad campaign throughout the presidential election to show the positive economic impact of travel.
FTI Consulting overtook Brunswick as the PR agency that handled the most M&A deals globally in the first half of 2016, although Brunswick retained the top spot by value of deals - despite that value more than halving.
The New York-based firm said it won the accounts of Calamos Investments and Nardello & Co.
Email scandal dominates as attention switches to DNC in Philadelphia; Clinton and Kaine make impressive debut together; Trump returns to usual style in Friday presser
Alex Myers now owns the newly created Manifest Group outright, with its sister agency rebranding while Manifest itself looks to a South African opening within the next 12 months.
The NBA's decision follows the trend of corporate America taking a stand on social issues.
Rutherford breaks down the airliner's ongoing comms efforts to normalize business operations and repair its relationship with its customers.
More than 2,100 startups involved in The Founder Institute's network will receive free or discounted PR services.
US State Department spokesman John Kirby has interrupted a press conference to check the progress of a journalist who was playing Pokémon Go.
Consumer companies of all types are assessing their big broadcast and print media buys to see if there are more effective ways to spend their marketing money.
Marvin Windows and Doors and Integrity Windows and Doors have brought on Spong for PR and social - Fast Horse was incumbent on the account.
Donald Trump accepts the Republican nomination in front of an exuberant crowd in Cleveland.
The Republican candidate returned to controversial proposals such as building a wall on the Mexican border and stopping immigration from countries "compromised by terrorism" in his acceptance speech.
M Booth will work with Leukemia & Lymphoma Society for eight months on extending the Light the Night fundraising campaign.
The director of APCO's office in Istanbul talks about life after the shocking coup attempt and what lies ahead for a country still reeling from its effects.
Diner chain's top marketer explains how the Taylor tweet came about and unveils the strategy behind Denny's real-time marketing and social media.
Southwest Airlines leveraged all media channels to communicate with its customers following a major technology outage.
This year's awards have been upgraded to include five new categories that will further highlight exceptional achievement across integration, marketing, creativity, and content.
Interpublic's CMG unit, which includes most of its PR firms, reported 2.8% organic year-over-year revenue growth in Q2 2016, to $369.4 million - Weber's Andy Polansky says organic growth at his firm was in high single digits.
Ted Cruz defended his decision to not endorse Donald Trump on Thursday morning.
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Dentsu Aegis Network pulled ahead of WPP in marcoms mergers and acquisitions activity in the second quarter, as the rate of deals around the world was down 11 per cent compared with the same period last year.
The top flight of English football is looking to team up with a comms agency, PRWeek understands.
MSLGroup owner Publicis has reported organic revenue growth of 2.8 per cent in the first half of 2016, buoyed by particularly strong growth in Europe, as the group says it "should not be heavily impacted" by Brexit.
The Texas senator encouraged voters to vote their conscience this November, but didn't mention Trump by name.
The Kimberly-Clark family care toilet paper brand is challenging YouTube influencers to see how far they can stretch a roll.
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.
The EU referendum did not go the way most in the UK PR industry hoped. So, as the resulting uncertainty rolls on, what now for public relations in the UK and Europe?
Communications pros praised the grassroots organization's passion and use of social media, but said its lack of centralization is hindering its response to critics and the mainstream press.
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.
The devastating mass shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando only made some brands' support for the LGBT community louder and prouder this month. Yet experts say many companies still have a ways to go.
Germany has been an economic standout in the European Union. What's more, CEOs there recognize the value of communications.
Faced with well-funded opponents and an unfriendly Congress, gun-control groups are bringing new advocates into the fold as they find more success in state capitals than at the national level.
Experts put campaigns by Procter & Gamble, Mattel, McDonald's, Burger King, and Japanese cosmetics brand Shiseido on the list of favorites.
Brands and Olympic organizations are taking their cues from health officials when talking about the Zika virus. That's exactly what they should be doing, say experts.
Marketing technology is set to surpass external marketing this year as a CMO's biggest cost, according to Gartner. Yet some say PR pros aren't ready.
A number of well-known financial PR experts have recently left established firms to start their own shops. Why now? Technology is changing communications, and it's easier than ever to launch a company.
Experts say Mark Zuckerberg has Facebook on the right path by responding to allegations of political bias - but the social network must follow through.
Clinton has a team of experienced political hands on board, while Trump has a smaller campaign apparatus with many faces new to a national campaign. Expect their messages to contrast just as much.
Disappearing from the web is like a magic trick - in more ways than one.
Tired of being blamed for economic volatility and labor problems in the U.S., China's government has realized it needs to shift comms strategy for reaching out to the West, experts say.