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FTI Consulting strategic comms revenue up 19.2% in Q2

FTI Consulting strategic comms revenue up 19.2% in Q2

Global segment leader Mark McCall said ESG services were in demand, as were comms services to help companies retain talent.

Leadership changes lead to attrition at the top of Ogilvy Health

Leadership changes lead to attrition at the top of Ogilvy Health

Ogilvy Health has seen turnover at the executive level since new global leadership took over a year ago.

Just briefly

Just briefly

People moves, account wins and other comms news.

Medibio brings on R&CPMK for consumer mental health app launch

Medibio brings on R&CPMK for consumer mental health app launch

R&CPMK is Medibio’s comms AOR in the U.S.

Facebook notches up 56% revenue rise, but warns of iOS tailwinds

Facebook notches up 56% revenue rise, but warns of iOS tailwinds

The social-media giant expects a 'more significant impact' from Apple's targeting shift in the next three months. For now, it continues to reel in cash from a pandemic-induced boom in online advertising.

Ogilvy PR hires Erin Jacobson to lead digital and advocacy in North America

Ogilvy PR hires Erin Jacobson to lead digital and advocacy in North America

She joins the WPP firm from National Public Relations.

‘To mandate or not is the big question’: United Minds CEO Kate Bullinger on returning to the office

‘To mandate or not is the big question’: United Minds CEO Kate Bullinger on returning to the office

United Minds and parent Weber Shandwick are publishing a playbook with detailed advice on return-to-the-office communications.

The methods agencies are using to hold themselves accountable on DEI

The methods agencies are using to hold themselves accountable on DEI

Internal surveys are only the beginning. If firms want to advise clients on improving staff diversity, they must lead themselves.

PRSA rolls out matchmaker search tool

PRSA rolls out matchmaker search tool

The tool, which helps to pair companies and agencies, is powered by CommunicationsMatch.

Hollister selects 160over90 as influencer and PR AOR

Hollister selects 160over90 as influencer and PR AOR

As Hollister's new PR agency, 160over90 will partner on communications and influencer marketing for the brand.

S4 Capital adds Salesforce specialist Destined to MightyHive

S4 Capital adds Salesforce specialist Destined to MightyHive

The Australia-founded company has 85 certified specialists and offices in Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam and Pakistan.

Public affairs agency Interel acquired by Dentons Global Advisors

Public affairs agency Interel acquired by Dentons Global Advisors

Dentons Global Advisors has acquired public affairs agency Interel for an undisclosed sum, the firm announced this morning.

MDC Partners shareholders approve merger with Stagwell

MDC Partners shareholders approve merger with Stagwell

Following a dispute, MDC shareholders will own 31% of the combined company, called Stagwell Inc., up from a previously proposed 26%.

‘A new future and a fresh start’: Mark Penn on MDC and Stagwell finally tying the knot

‘A new future and a fresh start’: Mark Penn on MDC and Stagwell finally tying the knot

The combined company will have global revenues of $2.1 billion and be renamed Stagwell Inc.

Edelman names Duncan Milner executive creative director

Edelman names Duncan Milner executive creative director

Milner will lead work on Edelman’s global Samsung account.

MSL names Lisa Talbot chief client officer

MSL names Lisa Talbot chief client officer

She comes from IPG Dxtra, where she was chief strategy officer.

Just briefly

Just briefly

People moves, account wins and other comms news.

Crosby retains $12 million government disease-prevention account

Crosby retains $12 million government disease-prevention account

The Annapolis, Maryland-headquartered firm extended its relationship with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality for another five years.

Clubhouse signs up Golin as global PR partner

Clubhouse signs up Golin as global PR partner

Clubhouse also said it will no longer require invitations to join.

Unilever ‘fully committed to Israel’ despite Ben & Jerry’s move to withdraw brand

Unilever ‘fully committed to Israel’ despite Ben & Jerry’s move to withdraw brand

Brand owner is continuing to put more money into media.

Analysis

Three days a week? Every day? Never? Agencies tread lightly on bringing staff back to office

Three days a week? Every day? Never? Agencies tread lightly on bringing staff back to office

Most employees want RTO flexibility and some don’t want to come back at all. How agencies are preparing for the backlash.

Publicis revenues jump back above pre-pandemic levels after 17% growth in Q2

Publicis revenues jump back above pre-pandemic levels after 17% growth in Q2

Group now expects to recover all of 2020's lost revenue this year, rather than taking two years.

Will the four-day workweek catch on in PR?

Will the four-day workweek catch on in PR?

Kickstarter is trying it. But can it work in the always-on PR world?

Finding the bright side of virtual internships

Finding the bright side of virtual internships

Interns may miss experiencing office culture, but virtual programs give agencies and in-house teams a bigger talent pool and more diverse intern classes.

‘I just booked my first business trip today’: Agency CEOs are once again hitting the road

‘I just booked my first business trip today’: Agency CEOs are once again hitting the road

But it may be months before other employees return to a hectic work travel schedule, if ever.