PR Rundown, 12.4.2014

News from WPP, Ketchum, DreamWorks, and more.

LONDON: WPP Digital agency Possible has acquired The Swift Collective. Portland, OR-based Swift’s revenue’s for this year will be more than $13 million, WPP said in a statement. Swift has more than 70 staffers.

SAN FRANCISCO: Ketchum has hired Cheryl Damian as SVP in an effort to boost its CSR services. She previously worked at Fenton Communications and Cone Communications. Damian will move from New York to San Francisco for the role.

GLENDALE, CA: DreamWorks has named Jasmine Madatian as EVP of communications, according to numerous media reports. She will report to president and COO Jeff Small and production president Holly Bario.

NEW YORK: Rubenstein Public Relations has hired Donna Fontana as MD. She will liaise with clients to facilitate communication and client service. Fonatana was most recently MD at K2 Kommunications and previously VP of PR at Weight Watchers International.   

MILWAUKEE: The Firm Consulting has brought on Ryan Murray as a partner. He previously worked for the Walker administration as COO for the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation and served as deputy chief of staff to Governor Scott Walker.

SANFORD, FL: Indoor trampoline arena company Rebounderz Franchise and Development has hired Axia Public Relations as its PR AOR. The firm will work to build Rebounderz’s reputation and attract franchisees.