Chase (just Chase) has worked with the streaming platform for eight years both in-house and with an agency.
Hotwire's global chief operating officer and EMEA head Alex MacLaverty is stepping down from the role to pursue a new challenge, PRWeek can reveal.
The social network will add to U.S. and international sales teams.
The Next Fifteen firm is drawing down its operations in Upstate New York after losing Cisco's account in the U.S. and as it merges with Bite.
"It's time for me to explore what's next," Penati said on LinkedIn.
Rovio Entertainment, the makers of Angry Birds, has appointed Jon Howard as head of communications and PR.
eBay UK communications director Julia Hutton-Potts has departed after 11 years at the company, PRWeek has learned.
'Behemoth holding groups struggling to adapt gives golden opportunity to mid-sized agencies' - Hotwire CEO
Multinational holding group agencies are "struggling to adapt to changing client demands", providing an opportunity for mid-sized agencies to pounce and pick up larger clients, a global PR chief has said.
The company has ended its corporate and tech PR relationships with Brunswick, Text100, and Golin.
He is the third major hire for PayPal's comms team in the past 18 months.
The PHA Group has formed a strategic partnership with New York PR firm 5W Public Relations that expands both agencies' presence in the global market and includes an employee exchange programme, PRWeek can reveal.
TrendKite chief Erik Huddleston: "Cision was the only one we were interested in selling to."
Bentley Motors director of global communications Andrew Roberts is joining automotive PR specialists Influence Associates as chief operating officer.
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Klasky previously worked at GE and Yale University.