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Snapchat hires first CMO

Snapchat hires first CMO

The platform has recognized it needs to be more proactive at growing a global audience.

Breakfast Briefing: 5 things for PR pros to know on Thursday morning

Breakfast Briefing: 5 things for PR pros to know on Thursday morning

Biden launches 2020 presidential campaign; Facebook may pay for privacy issues; and other news to know.

Former Univision corp comms VP Carolina Valencia moves to nonprofit

Former Univision corp comms VP Carolina Valencia moves to nonprofit

Valencia is also a veteran of The New York Times Company.

Breakfast Briefing: 5 things for PR pros to know on Monday morning

Breakfast Briefing: 5 things for PR pros to know on Monday morning

Sri Lanka blocks social media; Xfinity hires Interfuse Communications; 6 brands celebrate #EarthDay; and other news.

Comcast's Xfinity consolidates PR work with Ketchum's Interfuse Communications

Comcast's Xfinity consolidates PR work with Ketchum's Interfuse Communications

Edelman and Taylor are no longer working with Xfinity.

The differing leadership styles of Mark Read and Martin Sorrell

The differing leadership styles of Mark Read and Martin Sorrell

It is just over a year since WPP founder and CEO Martin Sorrell stepped down after 33 years at the company following an internal investigation into accusations of personal misconduct.

Biden botched touchy feely crisis response

Biden botched touchy feely crisis response

The former vice president has gone from everyone's favorite uncle to the family friend people want to avoid at Thanksgiving in the space of a few short weeks.

Manifest appoints London and New York managing partners in leadership restructure

Manifest appoints London and New York managing partners in leadership restructure

Manifest has promoted Ali Maynard James and Jessica Becker to the new roles of managing partner at the agency's London and New York offices respectively, in a significant expansion of its leadership team, PRWeek can reveal.

Women's coworking space The Wing hires Snap's Rachel Racusen

Women's coworking space The Wing hires Snap's Rachel Racusen

Racusen is The Wing's first VP of communications.

Accenture follows Droga5 deal by acquiring brand comms agency

Accenture follows Droga5 deal by acquiring brand comms agency

Move for Madrid-based Shackleton also follows purchases in Germany, Denmark and Netherlands.

Lime appoints UK agencies for PR and e-scooters briefs

Lime appoints UK agencies for PR and e-scooters briefs

Recently launched electric mobility company Lime has appointed The PHA Group to handle PR and Headland to work on public affairs and an advocacy campaign for dockless e-scooters.

Lewington: 'Hanover plans to double in size in five years following sale'

Lewington: 'Hanover plans to double in size in five years following sale'

Hanover plans to double in size over the next five years and believes joining Montreal-based Avenir Global will unlock huge growth opportunities for the global agency, including in the Middle East.