The firm cut its ties days after Senator Elizabeth Warren launched an investigation into K Street's ties with the Saudis, following Jamal Khashoggi's murder.
The Brussels-based firm's NY office is led by GM Julien Lafleur.
Paxton previously was EMEA CEO of consultancy The Leading Edge.
Todd Silverstein is taking the role of chief media officer at the Atlanta-based firm.
The firm will combine its Austin and Dallas offices into one offering.
Trust is up in the U.S. and globally, according to the study.
Ben Gascoigne, a former adviser to Boris Johnson as both Foreign Secretary and Mayor of London, is joining Grayling UK as a director in its public affairs team.
FleishmanHillard has incorporated its Middle Eastern business into Impact BBDO, the regional network owned by Fleishman parent company Omnicom, although the PR shop insists it is not a merger.
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The deal makes rbb a 100-person firm.
Gensemer had been chief strategy officer at Burson.
It's the first step in a planned regional expansion for GCI.
She's also a veteran of iVillage, CBS News, and Fox News Channel.
As global PR leader Stuart Smith heads for new pastures, the WPP firm's worldwide CEO tells PRWeek what's next.
Smith is exiting the WPP firm after nine years, four of them leading the agency's global PR function, for a health-foods company.
Weber Shandwick previously had the account.
Codeword will be renamed WE Codeword.
Littman embarked on her new role at the Publicis Groupe firm having transitioned from Marina Maher Communications at the end of last year.
The Burson-Marsteller alum had been working as a consultant for Wye.
Mischief has been appointed as the retained lifestyle PR agency for Honda UK, following a three-way competitive pitch.
A rundown of the firms that have represented Saudi Arabia's government, according to FARA filings and other documents.
The jobs boom is benefitting digital, measurement, and content specialists much more than other communicators.
Bots and technologists galore. A diverse workforce. And the death of the current holding company model. These are just a few predictions from industry leaders of what could be commonplace in two decades.
The news this week that Mark Read had been appointed CEO of WPP came after a painful interregnum following the abrupt departure of the charismatic Martin Sorrell after more than 30 years at the helm. But is Read a thoughtful and safe pair of hands or a dull accountant with little in the way of leadership skills?
Both financial and personal motives are behind the spate of deals.