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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.

SocialChorus launches measurement tool Analyze

SocialChorus launches measurement tool Analyze

It's the latest in a string of products and features from the internal communications platform.

Danielle Wuschke Paige joins global law firm Nixon Peabody

Danielle Wuschke Paige joins global law firm Nixon Peabody

She's serving as the firm's chief marketing and growth officer.

Xerox builds storytelling team

Xerox builds storytelling team

The group has been one of chief communications officer Anne Marie Squeo's top priorities.

Salesforce prepares agency review

Salesforce prepares agency review

Zeno Group is the incumbent on the bulk of Salesforce's communications work.

Deutsche Bank hires Daniel Hunter to lead Americas comms

Deutsche Bank hires Daniel Hunter to lead Americas comms

He's a veteran of Prosek Partners and Barclays.

Cision subsidiary Falcon.io acquires Unmetric

Cision subsidiary Falcon.io acquires Unmetric

Meanwhile, a Platinum Equity affiliate is planning to acquire Cision.

Law firm investigates Cision-Platinum Equity deal

Law firm investigates Cision-Platinum Equity deal

Levi & Korsinsky said it's looking into whether Cision didn't get the best deal for its shareholders.

Reputation projects drive 8.9% Q3 revenue increase for FTI strategic comms

Reputation projects drive 8.9% Q3 revenue increase for FTI strategic comms

The group earned $60 million in revenue in Q3.

PwC appoints Edelman vice chair Michael Stewart to new global role

PwC appoints Edelman vice chair Michael Stewart to new global role

One of Edelman's highest ranking executives has joined PwC in a newly created global role that combines corporate affairs and comms, PRWeek can reveal.

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.