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Which industry professionals were successful candidates in the general election?

Which industry professionals were successful candidates in the general election?

Of the 22 industry professionals who stood as candidates for election yesterday, seven have been returned to Parliament as MPs, including the former chair of the PRCA's Public Affairs Board.

UK PR Agency of the Decade - shortlist: Edelman

UK PR Agency of the Decade - shortlist: Edelman

For the next five working days PRWeek will, each day, outline the case for each of its contenders for UK PR Agency of the Decade. Next week we will announce the winner.

UK PR Agency of the Decade - shortlist: Citypress

UK PR Agency of the Decade - shortlist: Citypress

For the next six working days PRWeek will, each day, outline the case for each of its contenders for UK PR Agency of the Decade. Next week we will announce the winner.

Ogilvy appoints EMEA PR and influence lead

Ogilvy appoints EMEA PR and influence lead

Ogilvy South Africa has promoted chief operations officer Joanna Oosthuizen to director of public relations and influence for Ogilvy's Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region.

Stop chasing your next promotion and focus on gaining experience instead

Stop chasing your next promotion and focus on gaining experience instead

Ambition is an essential trait in the development of any comms consultant; it pushes you on, keeps challenging you, and ultimately makes you a better practitioner.

Mischief hires Red Consultancy associate director to lead major accounts

Mischief hires Red Consultancy associate director to lead major accounts

Mischief has appointed Chloe August as associate director. She will be responsible for leading accounts for brands including Vodafone, E.ON, Odeon and Honda.

Edelman Dabo co-founder Camilla d'Abo appointed MD of APCO Worldwide Dubai

Edelman Dabo co-founder Camilla d'Abo appointed MD of APCO Worldwide Dubai

D'Abo, who has more than 25 years of public relations experience working in the UK, Australia and the Middle East, will assume her role next week.

New comms boss at London City Airport

New comms boss at London City Airport

Former associate director at MSL Group, Joe Rankin, has taken the top comms job at London City Airport.

M&C Saatchi founders buy £1m in shares to show support after stock crash

M&C Saatchi founders buy £1m in shares to show support after stock crash

David Kershaw, Jeremy Sinclair and Bill Muirhead have increased their stakes.

In brief: New consumer agency for London, wins for Jargon, 8020, White Tiger, and senior promotions at Social

In brief: New consumer agency for London, wins for Jargon, 8020, White Tiger, and senior promotions at Social

PR firm The Prophets launches, 8020 gets EU-wide brief, White Tiger to promote new Montenegro-based resort, plus more in PRWeek UK.