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We Company CCO Jimmy Asci steps down

We Company CCO Jimmy Asci steps down

Another chief communications officer at the WeWork parent has exited the company.

Johnson & Johnson earnings beat expectations despite legal hurdles

Johnson & Johnson earnings beat expectations despite legal hurdles

The company is facing thousands of lawsuits over talc and opioid products.

Just Briefly: Luquire George Andrews names Hilzinger creative chief

Just Briefly: Luquire George Andrews names Hilzinger creative chief

Plus: Executive moves at Hill+Knowlton Strategies, Clarity PR and Fish Consulting.

HSBC appoints new group chief communications officer

HSBC appoints new group chief communications officer

HSBC has appointed McKinsey's comms director Steve John as group chief communications officer, effective 2 December 2019.

US comms agency adopts Lansons brand

US comms agency adopts Lansons brand

New York-based strategic communications consultancy Intermarket has changed its brand name, following its recent acquisition by reputation management consultancy Lansons.

Citadel communications chief Julie Andreeff Jensen to step down

Citadel communications chief Julie Andreeff Jensen to step down

The company is planning to name a replacement in the coming weeks.

Breakfast Briefing: Five things for PR pros to know on Wednesday morning

Breakfast Briefing: Five things for PR pros to know on Wednesday morning

The latest on the NBA in China; J&J ordered to pay $8b in damages in Risperdal case.

Amid controversy, NBA looks for exec to lead Chinese integrated marketing campaigns

Amid controversy, NBA looks for exec to lead Chinese integrated marketing campaigns

The new hire would work closely with Chinese marketing partners.

Amber Allman joins AlliantGroup as first comms, PR director

Amber Allman joins AlliantGroup as first comms, PR director

It's the first time AlliantGroup has hired an executive to lead communications as a separate function.

P&G global programme leader: 'Brands should be wary of jumping onto any hot topics'

P&G global programme leader: 'Brands should be wary of jumping onto any hot topics'

Senior Proctor & Gamble marketer Allison Tummon Kamphuis says businesses are increasingly seeing their commercial success linked to 'genuine purpose', but warns against joining causes that do not match.

Female leaders: Do you like being called a 'girl boss'?

Female leaders: Do you like being called a 'girl boss'?

...or is 'boss' just fine?

Top of the Month: The CAA's handling of Thomas Cook's collapse has been first class

Top of the Month: The CAA's handling of Thomas Cook's collapse has been first class

The Civil Aviation Authority's handling of the Thomas Cook collapse has earned plaudits from those in the know, specifically travel PR professionals, and there's good reason.

Kelly McNeff joins Toyota Motor North America as corp comms VP

Kelly McNeff joins Toyota Motor North America as corp comms VP

She'll lead internal and external communications.

ICR supports Forever 21 through Chapter 11

ICR supports Forever 21 through Chapter 11

The retailer is shuttering operations in 40 countries.

Monsanto, Bayer veteran Sara Miller joins Enterprise Holdings

Monsanto, Bayer veteran Sara Miller joins Enterprise Holdings

Miller will serve as corp comms VP at Enterprise.

Peter Reid joins U.N. to lead strategic communications for secretary-general

Peter Reid joins U.N. to lead strategic communications for secretary-general

Reid's career includes more than a decade working for the British government.

Hims & Hers hires Lyft vet Chelsea Harrison as comms head

Hims & Hers hires Lyft vet Chelsea Harrison as comms head

Harrison helped lead policy comms at Lyft.

Edelman's Tari Haro named principal at Erie Street Capital

Edelman's Tari Haro named principal at Erie Street Capital

Erie Street works with marketing services, media, technology and strategic communications firms.

How to stifle a deep fake crisis

How to stifle a deep fake crisis

Tackling fake videos, brand safety and more at Advertising Week.

Red Consultancy's Rachael Sansom becomes Red Havas London MD

Red Consultancy's Rachael Sansom becomes Red Havas London MD

Red Havas, the PR network of Havas Group, has added three new members to its global leadership team, including Red Consultancy MD Rachael Sansom.

Analysis

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.

'A remarkable missed opportunity': Why Wayfair's response to employee walkout failed

'A remarkable missed opportunity': Why Wayfair's response to employee walkout failed

The company's "business as usual" response missed the mark, say experts.

CEO Q&A

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.

Breaking the habit: Omada CEO uses integrated approach to improve customer care

Breaking the habit: Omada CEO uses integrated approach to improve customer care

Sean Duffy, CEO and cofounder of Omada Health, is striving to be the 'operational innovator' of healthcare.