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Elizabeth Luke exits Twitter

Elizabeth Luke exits Twitter

Luke helped to organize #StudentsForChange in partnership with Teen Vogue

United Airlines transfers CEO Oscar Munoz to executive chairman role

United Airlines transfers CEO Oscar Munoz to executive chairman role

Munoz is handing off CEO duties to president Scott Kirby.

How Smartsheet is changing the 'humans vs. technology' conversation

How Smartsheet is changing the 'humans vs. technology' conversation

The company launched a campaign with Prosek Partners, which it hired this summer.

G&S names Steve Halsey first chief growth officer

G&S names Steve Halsey first chief growth officer

Halsey will manage sales, marketing, innovation and service development functions and support the agency's corporate strategy.

PHD promotes Avril Canavan to global marcomms chief and hires Jess Ozdemir from WE

PHD promotes Avril Canavan to global marcomms chief and hires Jess Ozdemir from WE

Omnicom media agency PHD has promoted Avril Canavan to the role of worldwide chief marketing and communications officer, and appointed WE Communications' Jess Ozdemir as a worldwide director in its marcoms team.

FleishmanHillard and Ketchum dominate ICCO Global Awards

FleishmanHillard and Ketchum dominate ICCO Global Awards

FleishmanHillard won four awards and Ketchum bagged a hat trick at this year's ICCO Global Awards in London.

Unilever names new marketing chief to replace Keith Weed

Unilever names new marketing chief to replace Keith Weed

Braams becomes chief marketing and digital officer on 1 January, filling vacancy left by departure of Keith Weed in May.

Western Union centralizes global comms function

Western Union centralizes global comms function

Comms at the money-transfer company historically were organized by region.

Just briefly: Account wins and people moves

Just briefly: Account wins and people moves

A roundup of the latest industry news.

Breakfast Briefing: Linda Mills exits Boeing

Breakfast Briefing: Linda Mills exits Boeing

Plus: Impeachment day one; Nike consciously uncouples from Amazon.

Bob Feldman rolls out Dialogue Project

Bob Feldman rolls out Dialogue Project

The longtime comms exec is asking hundreds of CCOs what they're doing to improve civil discourse.

Cision Q3 organic revenue up 4.7%

Cision Q3 organic revenue up 4.7%

The company said revenues increased in the Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific.

Google names new VP of comms and public affairs

Google names new VP of comms and public affairs

Google has promoted Lily Lin to VP of communications and public affairs.

Exclusive: Portland founder Tim Allan steps down

Exclusive: Portland founder Tim Allan steps down

One of the UK's most successful political-corporate advisors, Tim Allan, is leaving the agency, Portland, he founded 18 years ago to pursue other interests.

Thomson Reuters nabs REI's Alex Thompson to be CCO

Thomson Reuters nabs REI's Alex Thompson to be CCO

REI is in the process of searching for a replacement.

Aclima hires Jeannie Entin as head of comms

Aclima hires Jeannie Entin as head of comms

Google vet Entin most recently ran her own consultancy.

Radio company Entercom grows its comms department

Radio company Entercom grows its comms department

The changes include a new hire and two promotions.

Centrical names Steve Hoechster director of communications

Centrical names Steve Hoechster director of communications

Hoechster joins the HR platform after running his own comms consulting business.

Health influencers have crucial role in election landscape

Health influencers have crucial role in election landscape

PRWeek and MM&M present the annual Health Influencer 50 list, featuring celebrities and citizen activists making waves in the health ecosphere.

Nissan appoints global corporate comms head

Nissan appoints global corporate comms head

Lavanya Wadgaonkar will be based in Japan and will report directly to the CCO.

Analysis

Analysts applaud Cision's decision to go private

Analysts applaud Cision's decision to go private

Pressures in the market caused Cision to re-evaluate being a public company.

How the NBA made a no-win situation worse

How the NBA made a no-win situation worse

Experts call the league's crisis a 'new normal' for multinational businesses.

Online rumor about a brand? The clock is ticking

Online rumor about a brand? The clock is ticking

Respond like Olive Garden, not SoulCycle.

Why Business Roundtable's historic declaration wasn't a fit for every company

Why Business Roundtable's historic declaration wasn't a fit for every company

Of the seven companies that declined to sign it, two said the document didn't apply to them, another said the timing was bad and the other four didn't want to talk about it.

PR firms targeted CMOs for years, only to see companies eliminate the role. Now what?

PR firms targeted CMOs for years, only to see companies eliminate the role. Now what?

Agencies see opportunity amid complexity.

CEO Q&A

Hims & Hers' CEO tackles stigma, shame and healthcare access

Hims & Hers' CEO tackles stigma, shame and healthcare access

Since launching in 2017, the healthcare startup has been making waves with its innovative style and simple, impactful messaging

Move over Millennials: Generation X is coming for your avocados

Move over Millennials: Generation X is coming for your avocados

Avocados From Mexico targets older people in its new marketing.

CEO Monty Sharma on getting Jenny Craig back into shape

CEO Monty Sharma on getting Jenny Craig back into shape

"We've focused squarely on being a leader in what we've always been: a leader in weight loss with the highest amount of support and delicious meals."

Columbia CEO spent $80k on WaPo ad because 'cavemen in D.C. don't use social media'

Columbia CEO spent $80k on WaPo ad because 'cavemen in D.C. don't use social media'

The retailer's chief Tim Boyle on why he is blasting the government shutdown.

A whole new ball game for Johnson Controls

A whole new ball game for Johnson Controls

CEO George Oliver dishes on the company's decision to take on the Pro Football Hall of Fame Village.