Insurance market Lloyd’s of London has hired Brunswick for a global PR brief following a competitive pitch, PRWeek understands.
She’s a 20-year veteran of Discovery.
The restaurant franchise has chosen MSL to handle a UK and EMEA corporate reputation brief.
The Office of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex also named Toya Holness as press secretary.
The victory of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris to become the next president and vice-president of the US, after a nail-biting four days of vote-counting, is still subject to a raft of legal challenges.
Nick King – former chief of staff to Sajid Javid – joins Hanover amid a leadership restructure that involves the departure of public affairs leader Katie Cooper and the promotion of several others, PRWeek has learned.
Political strategy and corporate comms specialist Lodestone has announced the formation of a health unit managed by co-founder David Wild, PRWeek can reveal.
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She joins the company on November 16.
Lower demand for M&A, financial comms and large corporate reputation work was to blame.
Steffan Williams, who joined Portland in 2018 to launch and lead its financial communications division, is leaving the agency at the end of the year to start a new venture.
Joey Jones, former Weber Shandwick UK head of public affairs and most recently strategic counsel at Cicero/AMO, has moved to Grayling, PRWeek has learned.
The firm will handle both consumer and corporate work for the sandwich chain around the world.
Millennium, a global investment management company, has appointed Rosanna Konarzewski, formerly of asset management firm Man Group, as its chief communications officer.
A year on from Thomas Cook Group's collapse, its senior comms executives have landed roles across various sectors. PRWeek tracks them down in this special report.
Companies are placing a greater value on corporate affairs due to the coronavirus crisis and this bodes well for practitioners, an industry leader has claimed, while lamenting how "well run, well capitalised" brands in travel are facing an existential threat.
While we’ve all heard about the ‘glass ceiling’ in relation to women in PR, the ‘white ceiling’ is exactly what it sounds like – it refers to the racial inequality that keeps the careers of BAME PR professionals from progressing beyond a certain point.
Nothing about the 2020 retail environment is familiar, yet brands must get Black Friday communications tonally right this year.
No words are minced in the reaction to Cadbury owner Mondelez's new 'Humaning' approach to marketing: "In any sober industry the perpetrators of this nonsense would be taken out back by grown-ups and beaten to a pulp."
This lie (sorry, line), or similar, is often found about five slides into an agency’s creds document – usually accompanied with a full-bleed image of smiling agency employees in wetsuits from that one summer surf trip in 2012.
Over the past few months, diversity and inclusion (D&I) in the PR industry has taken centre stage.
With almost everyone working from home, it’s important that people continue to feel a part of their work family and – as a chief happiness officer – my objective is to ensure that everyone knows they are supported and cared for.
PRWeek shines a light on major brand and corporate successes and failures of the past week.
Black History Month: 'If industry leaders want to bring about change, we need to deal with the problem of race'
Throughout Black History Month in October, Women in PR has been publishing interviews with senior black and mixed race female comms professionals on topics including diversity in PR, racism and Black Lives Matter. Here are some of the highlights.
Every PR agency should be investing time and money in CSR and pro bono initiatives.
TS Eliot famously branded April ‘the cruellest month’. Personally, I’d opt for October.
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PRWeek's weekly roundup of industry hires, departures and promotions.
M&C Saatchi PLC is set to promote long-term lieutenant Moray MacLennan to chief executive, as the company’s last remaining founders bow out.
Jason Green, head of strategy, media and campaigns at the Health and Safety Executive, has been appointed interim deputy director of comms at the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) amid a restructure of the comms team, PRWeek has learned.
Bianca Lee-Chang has rejoined Frank PR in a move that completes the agency's senior management team.
Former Labour strategist Max Wilson has joined The Whitehouse Consultancy to lead its public affairs practice, as the agency announced several new client wins and an expanded brief with Hong Kong democracy campaigners.
The six-month-old agency, which was set up by Mike Robb and adland leaders, has made four new hires, growing its team to 17.
Marion Darrieutort, CEO of Elan Edelman who founded the French agency prior to its merger with Edelman Paris six years, is leaving her role.