Diary: Agency PROs pack a mighty punch...

Porter Novelli senior consultant Mark Schmid last week launched a sideline as a boxing promoter in the black-tie surrounds of Cafe Royal.

Those on hand to see Schmid's fast-talking debut included Page 3 girl Leilani Dowding, who expertly announced the rounds.

While on the topic of combative sports, PRWeek also learns that Kinross & Render senior account exec Farrah Meherali dealt out a few beatings on her way to a gold and bronze medal at the recent European Taijiquan Championships in St Petersburg.

For those few PROs not familiar with fighting, Taijiquan is an ancient Chinese martial art akin to wrestling.


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