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Ex-M&C Saatchi PR LA SVP Emeka McQuade joins Win Brands

Ex-M&C Saatchi PR LA SVP Emeka McQuade joins Win Brands

Win’s Homesick Candles was a client of McQuade’s when he worked at M&C Saatchi PR.

Allison+Partners promotes Lisa Rosenberg to consumer brands president

Allison+Partners promotes Lisa Rosenberg to consumer brands president

Rosenberg was previously Allison+Partners’ chief creative officer.

DDB's Wendy Clark quits to become Dentsu Aegis Network global CEO

DDB's Wendy Clark quits to become Dentsu Aegis Network global CEO

Her experience as client and on creative side made her 'standout choice.'

Highwire PR acquires Wonderscript

Highwire PR acquires Wonderscript

Digital comms consultancy Wonderscript was launched last October.

Racepoint Global names Bob Osmond president

Racepoint Global names Bob Osmond president

It’s the first time Racepoint has had someone in the president role since mid-2018.

Just briefly: People moves and account wins

Just briefly: People moves and account wins

News from around the comms world.

TheSoul Publishing appoints global comms boss and agencies for transatlantic brief

TheSoul Publishing appoints global comms boss and agencies for transatlantic brief

Independent digital studio TheSoul Publishing has hired Eric Schultz from Golin, and appointed new agency partners Milk & Honey PR and 5W Public Relations, PRWeek can reveal.

Carhartt names Zeno Group US AOR

Carhartt names Zeno Group US AOR

The Brand Amp was the work wear company’s incumbent.

M&C Saatchi to furlough staff and cut salaries amid COVID-19 crisis

M&C Saatchi to furlough staff and cut salaries amid COVID-19 crisis

M&C Saatchi says it is pursuing cost-cutting measures including furloughing staff and reducing salaries of a "very large proportion" of its highest-paid employees amid the coronavirus crisis.

Small agencies to get boost from NYC, federal economic aid packages

Small agencies to get boost from NYC, federal economic aid packages

Federal and city grant and loan programs can help firms retain staff.

Coronavirus Briefing: The future, our feelings and crime stats

Coronavirus Briefing: The future, our feelings and crime stats

Today’s Coronavirus Briefing is 1,237 words and will take you five minutes to read.

LG reviews global corporate account

LG reviews global corporate account

A WPP team has held the business for more than a decade.

Intrado integrates comms solutions with Adobe Experience Cloud

Intrado integrates comms solutions with Adobe Experience Cloud

Data for earned media will appear in the same dashboard as outcomes for marketing campaigns.

Talkwalker shares COVID-19 social media data

Talkwalker shares COVID-19 social media data

The daily updated report is free online.

Tech Talk with Qnary founder and chairman Bant Breen

Tech Talk with Qnary founder and chairman Bant Breen

“Over the last couple of months, as coronavirus has become top-of-mind for all of us, it’s very important for executives to have an online presence and a voice.”

Exclusive: Sorrell predicts bullish Q4 recovery but warns spending through recession idea is ‘nonsense'

Exclusive: Sorrell predicts bullish Q4 recovery but warns spending through recession idea is ‘nonsense'

Sir Martin Sorrell, former chief executive of WPP and currently boss of S4 Capital (S4C), is now bullish that marketing services will enjoy a healthy rebound in the final quarter of this year, although he argues the old adage of brands ‘spending their way through a recession’ no longer applies.

SKDKnickerbocker acquires Seward Square Strategies

SKDKnickerbocker acquires Seward Square Strategies

SKDK named Seward Square founder Jason Rosenbaum as head of digital.

Brands better step up during pandemic: Edelman Trust Barometer special

Brands better step up during pandemic: Edelman Trust Barometer special

Consumers want brands to do what the government can’t, says the research.

WPP cuts awards, reduces top salaries and freezes hiring amid Covid-19 crisis

WPP cuts awards, reduces top salaries and freezes hiring amid Covid-19 crisis

Holding company also suspends share buybacks, dividend and financial guidance.

Kiva picks Hotwire as AOR

Kiva picks Hotwire as AOR

The firm helped Kiva with its International Women’s Day campaign.

Analysis

Adjust or start from scratch? Tough decisions as brands reevaluate Olympic plans

Adjust or start from scratch? Tough decisions as brands reevaluate Olympic plans

It’s not as simple as just delaying campaigns for one year.

Working from home…with kids. How PR pros are juggling it

Working from home…with kids. How PR pros are juggling it

‘I have become a master at muting ‘dadadadas’ during meetings.’

‘Almost every aspect of clients’ business is impacted’: Firms adapt for coronavirus

‘Almost every aspect of clients’ business is impacted’: Firms adapt for coronavirus

From virtual meetings to daily newsletters, agencies are meeting new client needs caused by COVID-19.

Coronavirus: How global agency groups are handling the outbreak

Coronavirus: How global agency groups are handling the outbreak

Global agency holding groups have suspended or heavily restricted travel to high-risk zones and some clients have begun asking for contract ‘pauses’ in response to the spread of the virus, PRWeek has learned.

‘From promotion to information’: Travel industry changes tone amid coronavirus

‘From promotion to information’: Travel industry changes tone amid coronavirus

PR pros in the sector are walking a fine line between providing information and stopping panic.

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