She started in the new role on April 1.
Comcast may abandon Time Warner takeover bid; Google financials miss expectations; Apple watch on sale today
Kerris' departure comes less than a week after Apple named Steve Dowling its new VP of communications.
WPP reports 1.2% increase in Q1 for PR, public affairs; Comcast-Time Warner merger hits major roadblock; YouTube unveils new offering
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.
Golin opens office in Moscow; Protestors gather in Baltimore after man dies in police custody; South Korea brings on Finn Partners.
The technology giant dropped the "interim" from Dowling's title this week.
It will also allow marketers to target ads based on age, geography, and language.
The financial services giant merged its communications department under marketing in 2013.
EU makes its case against Google; Clinton takes populist approach in Iowa; Millennials avoid credit cards.
Just when marketers thought they were starting to get a grip on mobile.
Christian Averill has worked at the company since November 2012.
The Wikipedia co-founder told 60 Minutes about the organization's positive interactions with corporate comms pros, but noted the bad apples, too.
Weber Shandwick Asia-Pacific has launched an integrated content marketing arm it calls I/O and appointed Jonathan Wade to lead it as president. He also shares about his role as the PR firm's regional ECD.
Google has come under fire by watchdog groups that claim the company's YouTube Kids app exposes children to unfair marketing practices.
Tom Tardio has served as Rogers & Cowan's CEO since 1991.
Tech companies lead the way on April Fools' Day; Walmart to Arkansas governor: veto religious freedom bill; GoDaddy grows up.
There's much more to this story than just a pleasing experience for Facebook members.
Groupe Bollore sells larger-than-expected share of Havas Group; Experts warn of cost-cutting after Heinz-Kraft deal; Twitter releases Meerkat rival Periscope.
PRWeek Awards winners; BlueFocus reports profit; Hillary Clinton faces more scrutiny.
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.
Notwithstanding a sudden surge in the fortunes of one of the major parties, the general election is likely to result in either a slim Parliamentary majority of the kind not seen since Sir John Major's ill-fated 1992-1997 administration nearly 20 years ago, or a minority government. This in turn presages a radical change in the tactics employed by public affairs agencies to influence the Government's legislative programme. PRWeek speaks to three public affairs professionals to get their insight on the opportunities and challenges presented by the composition of the next government.
Will 2016 be the Periscope election? The Meerkat election? Or the even bigger data election? It's not that simple, but new platforms will help campaigns perform faster and more consistently across media than ever before.
It is often said, with much hand-wringing, that the PR industry has a PR problem but this is usually within the context of arguments about why PRs do not have a seat at the top table or command the same budgets as counterparts in marketing or advertising. But the alarming results of an exclusive survey for PRWeek show that PR itself has a reputational deficit to navigate, with nearly 70 per cent of the general public saying it does not trust its practitioners.
Should brands follow Apple into the wearable space now that the wraps are off Apple Watch? In a word, yes, say marcomms executives.