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FleishmanHillard promotes Candace Peterson to global brand marketing MD

FleishmanHillard promotes Candace Peterson to global brand marketing MD

Peterson has worked at Fleishman since 2014 and previously held roles at creative agencies.

Next 15: Organic revenue growth improved in H2

Next 15: Organic revenue growth improved in H2

Next 15 Communications has issued an upbeat trading update ahead of its full-year results announcement, pointing to improved performance in the second half.

Kate DuBois joins Edelman Chicago as digital GM

Kate DuBois joins Edelman Chicago as digital GM

She replaced David Greenbaum, who moved into a role focused on integration at Edelman.

Havas Formula named PR AOR for Colorado Center for Reproductive Medicine

Havas Formula named PR AOR for Colorado Center for Reproductive Medicine

The agency began working with the national reproductive center this month.

Omnicom PR firms report slight growth in Q4

Omnicom PR firms report slight growth in Q4

The holding company's PR agencies, which include FleishmanHillard, Ketchum, and Porter Novelli, saw organic revenue increases of 0.1% and 0.3% for the fourth quarter and full year, respectively.

Breakfast Briefing: Omnicom results; McDonald's prepares healthier Happy Meals

Breakfast Briefing: Omnicom results; McDonald's prepares healthier Happy Meals

Scroll down for Omnicom Group's fourth-quarter and full-year earnings, Ogilvy's plans for its brand in the U.K., and McDonald's new Happy Meal recipe.

Frohlich: Ogilvy PR name to go within two months, but earned to remain 'incredibly important'

Frohlich: Ogilvy PR name to go within two months, but earned to remain 'incredibly important'

Ogilvy PR and other Ogilvy brands will likely disappear in the next couple of months in the UK, although earned media will remain "incredibly important" in the increasingly integrated business, new UK CEO Michael Frohlich has told PRWeek.

Polansky: Interpublic PR firms' revenue 'down slightly' in Q4

Polansky: Interpublic PR firms' revenue 'down slightly' in Q4

Interpublic's PR agencies include Weber Shandwick, Golin, DeVries, Current, and the Axis Agency.

Breakfast Briefing: IPG earnings; Brand Valentine's Day; Shaun White's tense press conference

Breakfast Briefing: IPG earnings; Brand Valentine's Day; Shaun White's tense press conference

Happy Valentine's Day. If you're looking for last-minute gift inspiration, scroll down to check out 14 brands' romantic ideas. Plus, news on Interpublic's fourth-quarter and full-year earnings and what happened after snowboarder Shaun White won a gold medal.

Daimler appoints Publicis for global Mercedes-Benz brief

Daimler appoints Publicis for global Mercedes-Benz brief

Daimler has awarded Publicis Groupe the global network and digital agency account for Mercedes-Benz, following a six-month pitch against rival holding groups WPP and Omnicom.

Ex-Engage by Bell Pottinger trio launch Pembroke and Rye

Ex-Engage by Bell Pottinger trio launch Pembroke and Rye

Pembroke and Rye, a new agency formed by three former senior staff of Engage by Bell Pottinger, launches publicly this month.

Dentsu Aegis Network posts record 17.1% growth on the back of new business

Dentsu Aegis Network posts record 17.1% growth on the back of new business

Dentsu Aegis Network posted gross profit growth of 17.1% thanks to record new business wins totaling $5.2 billion (£3.75bn).

Breakfast Briefing: YouTube CEO says Logan Paul still has a strike left

Breakfast Briefing: YouTube CEO says Logan Paul still has a strike left

Scroll down for five things communicators need to know on Tuesday morning, from the new boss at Ogilvy U.K. to the emergence of a new Olympic star in Pyeongchang.

Ogilvy UK promotes PR chief Frohlich to CEO

Ogilvy UK promotes PR chief Frohlich to CEO

Ogilvy has promoted Ogilvy PR's EMEA chief Michael Frohlich to chief executive of Ogilvy UK, heading up all the integrated businesses.

Diffusion secures Canary PR AOR account

Diffusion secures Canary PR AOR account

Diffusion is helping Canary with creative campaigns, corporate profiling, and product launches, among other duties.

Kraus: Allegations APCO was involved in Uranium One controversy 'totally 100% false'

Kraus: Allegations APCO was involved in Uranium One controversy 'totally 100% false'

APCO's Margery Kraus spoke up after her firm was pulled into the Uranium One controversy.

DawBell hired by Spice Girls ahead of rumoured reunion

DawBell hired by Spice Girls ahead of rumoured reunion

London entertainment specialist DawBell has been hired as publicists for the Spice Girls.

Brunswick names new CEO as Gilchrist moves role amid senior team shakeup

Brunswick names new CEO as Gilchrist moves role amid senior team shakeup

Brunswick has promoted senior counselor Neal Wolin (pictured) to group CEO, with current chief executive Susan Gilchrist given a new role amid a shakeup of the agency's senior team.

WE appoints Stephanie Worrell to lead Boston office

WE appoints Stephanie Worrell to lead Boston office

Worrell will oversee the firm's business development and marketing initiatives in Boston and New England.

Breakfast Briefing: The 5 stories PR pros need to know on Thursday morning

Breakfast Briefing: The 5 stories PR pros need to know on Thursday morning

Earnings season has officially begun for marketing services holding companies. Scroll down for more on Publicis Groupe's fourth-quarter and full-year 2017 numbers.

Analysis

Beyond Bell Pottinger: Larger trends shape African PR market

Beyond Bell Pottinger: Larger trends shape African PR market

Demographic and economic trends are changing the communications industry in Africa, moving it away from traditional hubs and presenting opportunities.

Home team: Twin Cities communicators make the most of the spotlight

Home team: Twin Cities communicators make the most of the spotlight

While they're naturally disappointed the hometown Minnesota Vikings came up short, PR pros based in Minnesota are putting on a brave face to show off Minneapolis and St. Paul despite the playoff loss and the freezing cold.

Davos checklist: Trade in your fancy footwear for boots, and other tips

Davos checklist: Trade in your fancy footwear for boots, and other tips

What to do (pack boots) and not to do (be disorganized) at the World Economic Forum.

Why Davos is bucking the populist trend to stay on agency leaders' calendars

Why Davos is bucking the populist trend to stay on agency leaders' calendars

Some are going to observe a clash of cultures. Others to get a jump on the trends that will define the year. Despite the rise of populism, agency CEOs are not crossing the World Economic Forum off their to-do lists.

'Positive economic conditions alone will not be enough': 8 of PR's brightest minds on 2018

'Positive economic conditions alone will not be enough': 8 of PR's brightest minds on 2018

A roaring stock market doesn't mean communications executives can put their feet up on the desk and relax in 2018.