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Edelman hires ex-Weber Shandwick Germany CEO to lead German business

Edelman hires ex-Weber Shandwick Germany CEO to lead German business

Edelman has named Christiane Schulz, former chief executive of Weber Shandwick in Germany, as CEO of its German business.

Hoffman Agency hires Syreeta Mussante as MD, North America

Hoffman Agency hires Syreeta Mussante as MD, North America

Mussante takes over for the retiring Steve Burkhart.

Breakfast Briefing: Five things for PR pros to know Tuesday morning

Breakfast Briefing: Five things for PR pros to know Tuesday morning

Twitter and Facebook fight Chinese disinformation; Wendy's disses Chick-fil-A and Popeyes; Tech faces state antitrust probe; CNN analyst's bodyguard charged; Huawei founder threatens salary cuts.

Save the Children International comms chief to head London office of US agency

Save the Children International comms chief to head London office of US agency

Save the Children International global comms director Kirsten Walkom has left the charity to head the London office of US crisis and reputation management agency Smith & Company.

Breakfast Briefing: Five things for PR pros to know Monday morning

Breakfast Briefing: Five things for PR pros to know Monday morning

Wine & Cheez-It box sells out; K-pop stars and Hong Kong protests; CEOs downplay shareholder value; Trump versus the New York Times; Rashida Tlaib boycotts Bill Maher.

IPG's Constituency Management Group now includes PMK•BNC

IPG's Constituency Management Group now includes PMK•BNC

PMK•BNC moves into the division as part of its merger with Rogers & Cowan.

Breakfast Briefing: Five things for PR pros to know Friday morning

Breakfast Briefing: Five things for PR pros to know Friday morning

Cathay Pacific CEO resigns; Hickenlooper ends presidential run; Myanmar's army sues over Facebook posts; fried chicken and knife crime; FCC fines Jimmy Kimmel Live.

Zipcar seeks agency for PR support

Zipcar seeks agency for PR support

The Boston-based company does not have an incumbent agency.

Propel launches Public Relations Management platform

Propel launches Public Relations Management platform

The company bills the platform as CRM for PR.

Survey: PR agencies are charging clients more for CEO time

Survey: PR agencies are charging clients more for CEO time

Results from the latest survey of rates by M&A consulting firm Gould+Partners.

Trivago books Peppercomm as AOR

Trivago books Peppercomm as AOR

The agency is working with the hotel-search company in the U.S.

Discover Financial Services sticks with Golin for PR support

Discover Financial Services sticks with Golin for PR support

The IPG firm won a competitive review that began in May.

MetLife enrolls Ruder Finn as US AOR

MetLife enrolls Ruder Finn as US AOR

The agency will help MetLife tell the story of its transformation.

BCW rolls out entertainment practice

BCW rolls out entertainment practice

BCW Entertainment builds on the core of former Burson-Marsteller shop BWR.

German PR group clears FleishmanHillard in Monsanto lists case

German PR group clears FleishmanHillard in Monsanto lists case

French authorities have yet to announce a decision on the matter.

Edelman responds to mass shootings with pro bono Gun Safety Alliance work

Edelman responds to mass shootings with pro bono Gun Safety Alliance work

Businesses must address government failure, said CEO Richard Edelman.

WPP sees 'slightly subdued' new business outlook for big pitches

WPP sees 'slightly subdued' new business outlook for big pitches

No 'material change' in the threat from consultants such as Accenture.

Edelman partners with Harvard behavioral science researchers

Edelman partners with Harvard behavioral science researchers

Harvard Business School's Ashley Whillans and Walmart alum Jason Hreha will serve as part-time senior advisers to the agency.

MediaMonks acquires influencer agency IMA

MediaMonks acquires influencer agency IMA

IMA clients include Beiersdorf, Heineken and Booking.com.

Female comms execs: Bias isn't barring women with home lives from the C-suite

Female comms execs: Bias isn't barring women with home lives from the C-suite

Making the senior ranks requires sacrifice, panelists said at a Lippe Taylor event.

Analysis

The new wave of celebrity-founded agencies: Threat or opportunity?

The new wave of celebrity-founded agencies: Threat or opportunity?

Forget the management consultancies for a second. Stars also want a part of the content marketing space.

Worrying about IP theft. It's not just for creative agencies anymore

Worrying about IP theft. It's not just for creative agencies anymore

PR firms are taking precautions to ensure the ideas they pitch aren't used without their consent.

Dressing for the pitch: Divining client culture while dealing with wardrobe malfunctions

Dressing for the pitch: Divining client culture while dealing with wardrobe malfunctions

In an increasingly casual culture, knowing what to wear to a client meeting can be a challenge.

Pining PR industry holds out hope (again) for Cannes Lions glory

Pining PR industry holds out hope (again) for Cannes Lions glory

Is this the year PR firms finally break through?

PR pros: 'Huawei is handling crisis well, but could target customers in charm offensive'

PR pros: 'Huawei is handling crisis well, but could target customers in charm offensive'

Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei has its work cut out to convince governments, technology partners and consumers that its products and telco infrastructure are safe, experts warn.