The PRWeek Awards recognizes excellence, talent, and 20 years of accomplishments; Samsung audits marketing functions, ad and PR firms; Edelman names Stone chief creative officer of Latin America.
Stone will remain in charge of creative in New York.
APCO Worldwide's former North America chair and New York office leader launched his own agency this month.
Thorne is serving as EVP, CFO, and COO at BCW.
The business will be led out of Paris.
The agency will help to relaunch Golden Boy's brands and boost the prominence of founder Oscar De La Hoya.
The agency hire comes after Denny's restructured part of its marcomms function.
S4 Capital is reuniting digital creative and media services, the former WPP chief told Advertising Week Europe.
Redefining creativity, giving agency leaders more financial freedom, and making client services more consultant-like are on the WPP chief's agenda.
Advertisers, like Brexiteers, are looking to "take back control" of their data, the S4 Capital chief said.
Penn discusses what's next for the PR firms at MDC Partners and Stagwell.
Zeno won the business in a competitive review that started in late summer 2018.
Ketchum has had the account since 2013.
Penn's Stagwell Group fund invested $100 million in the debt-ridden holding company.
The amount is small compared with the $93 million Sorrell received in 2015
The messaging company brought on PMK to revamp its U.S. story.
Global lifestyle agency Purple has launched a new division, Purple Sport, that will focus on talent and organisations in the sport's industry.
The location formalizes the agency's presence in the Mile High City.
Dente previously worked at MSL and Edelman in senior creative roles.
VMLY&R has bought a Polish porn title in a statement about the objectification of women.
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.