The PR firm Edelman is marking ten years in the region and its Middle East CEO Omar Qirem has big ambitions for the business.
Huawei has hired veteran Sky News reporter Paul Harrison as a senior member of its Europe communications team, PRWeek can reveal.
Comparison website and insurance intermediary comparethemarket.com has begun a PR agency review that will see it shift from a single retained agency model to a roster, PRWeek can reveal.
Yakult UK and Ireland has chosen MSL to "bring to life the brand's Japanese heritage and science credentials" as its PR agency of record, following a three-way pitch, PRWeek can reveal.
FTI Consulting has launched an official review into one of its employees misidentifying as a journalist to gain access to a court case involving client Monsanto.
Teneo Strategy was retained and paid $550,000 late last year to provide strategic communications services by the energy company responsible for California deadliest ever bushfires.
Teneo CEO Gordon Tempest-Hay has threatened to close the consultancy's London Bridge office bar after calling out the 'out of hand' behaviour of staff.
Brad Staples, CEO of APCO Worldwide, said the new MENA base would strengthen the company's presence in "this critical region".
While the profession is becoming more respected, fake news is still a chink in the armour for Middle East communications expert, Brian Lott, the chief communications officer of Mubadala Investment Company.
Headland has appointed two new partners, Susanna Voyle and Toby Pellew, after a year of rapid growth.
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Strategic communications consultancy Hydra Strategy has appointed financial services veteran Henrietta Hirst as a partner.
Kate Hawker, managing director of Edelman UK's healthcare division, has parted company with the agency along with two other divisional chiefs, PRWeek has discovered.
Solihull-based house-builder Hayfield has appointed former head of external relations at Innovation Birmingham, Lottie Crossley.
Reports of a management buyout of Finsbury from WPP are "credible" and "very feasible", industry experts have told PRWeek, although sources have cautioned about the imminent likelihood of such a move.
Former Skype and Edelman executive Jane Fields has been appointed managing director for EMEA, while ex-Teneo managing director Danny Phan will lead APAC.
On a day when teenagers inspired by climate change activist Greta Thunberg go on strike from lessons to bring attention to the gravity of the issue, two commentators give their views on how the industry should change.
British politics has been milkshaken to its core this week. While we should be talking about tomorrow's European elections, discussion - earlier this week, at least - was dominated by what is apparently being called the Milkshake Spring.
Sidley Austin will examine stakeholder data compiled to influence the public debate on pesticides.
The world of the CEO is a world of competing priorities: clients must be kept happy, new work must be won, and employees attracted and retained.
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Last week Tottenham Hotspur reached the final of the Champions League for the first time in their history.
While television fans have accused ITV bosses of hypocrisy for axing The Jeremy Kyle Show after a contributor's death, but not Love Island, I believe that Jeremy Kyle is in danger of becoming a Katie Hopkins-type figure.
Another year, another Brewdog Brouhaha. The latest is that they've launched Punk IPA as an 'alcohol free' beer, cheekily using the AF in an FCUK way.
Former 10 Downing Street communications director, Sir Craig Oliver, called on business and PR to 'be the architects of change' during his keynote address at the PR360 conference on Friday.
It had sounded like a jolly knees up, albeit unusually brief: an overnight press trip to Spain for the summer launch of an upmarket club.
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The Forge poaches senior talent from FHF, agency merger involving Montage, wins for Montfort and Battenhall, and more from PRWeek UK.
Havas PR in the UK is merging with counterparts in the US and Australia's Red Agency to create a new global network called Red Havas.
AnnaMaria DeSalva will replace Martin.
Faith PR to help promote textiles industry, Thomas Murray to represent blogger and broadcaster, Spider appoints new chief operating officer, and more from PRWeek UK.
The retired football star has established a new independent brand, communications and commercial management structure following the separation from his former business partner, XIX Entertainment.
HSBC chief communications officer Pierre Goad is stepping down after 17 years at the banking group, PRWeek has learned.
Public affairs specialist WA Communications has made two senior appointments to grow its corporate comms practice, including ex-MHP senior director Lee Findell as head of corporate.