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2014-07-22 12:26:08

NEW YORK, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ketchum, one of the world leaders in communications and public relations, today appointed Diana Garza Ciarlante as director of its growing Atlanta office. Ciarlante assumes the role immediately and will report into Hilary Hanson McKean, partner and managing director, Global Practices, and managing director of the Atlanta, Dallas and Toronto offices. As head of the Atlanta office - well-known for its award-winning expertise in consumer...

2014-07-21 16:25:17

NEW YORK, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC) today announced that Peter Sherman, Executive Vice President, will assume Troy Ruhanen's former position and responsibility for driving innovation and cross-agency collaboration for the company's largest clients effective immediately. Earlier this month, Mr. Ruhanen was appointed President and CEO of TBWA Worldwide. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140721/129069 "Cross-agency and discipline collaboration is...

2014-07-21 08:26:46

NEW YORK, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnicom's DAS Group of Companies (DAS) today announced that it has acquired a minority interest in In Press, a leading public relations agency in Brazil. In Press has been an affiliate of DAS public relations company Porter Novelli since 1999. "We are excited to formalize our long-standing relationship with In Press," said Dale Adams, Chairman and CEO of DAS. "Brazil is an important market for both our clients and our businesses, and this...

2014-07-18 12:23:22

NEW YORK, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ketchum Sports & Entertainment (KSE), a division of Ketchum, a leading global public relations firm, won a Grand CLIO Sports Award for its campaign aimed at saving Olympic Wrestling at last night's inaugural CLIO Sports Awards ceremony held in New York City. The work done on behalf of the Committee for the Preservation of Olympic Wrestling (CPOW) and USA Wrestling, helped reverse the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) decision to remove the...

2014-07-18 08:22:44

LONDON, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RAPP wins combined media and creative brand account Guide Dogs has appointed RAPP to handle the combined media and creative accounts for its integrated brand campaign. RAPP will handle all brand activity for the UK charity, which provides independence and freedom to thousands of people who are blind or partially sighted through the provision of a range of mobility services. It also campaigns passionately for the rights of...

2014-07-18 08:22:43

NEW YORK, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC) declared a quarterly dividend of 50 cents per outstanding share of the corporation's common stock. The dividend is payable on October 8, 2014 to Omnicom Group common shareholders of record at the close of business on September 23, 2014. About OmnicomOmnicom Group Inc. (www.omnicomgroup.com) is a leading global marketing and corporate communications company. Omnicom's branded networks and...

2014-07-17 08:25:19

NEW YORK, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global strategic branding firm Siegel+Gale (www.siegelgale.com) today announced the appointment of Kevin Grady to global head of content and design. Grady brings more than 20 years of design and innovation experience to the firm, spanning brand building, corporate identity, digital, web design, advertising, editorial design and journalism. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140716/127791 Grady joins Siegel+Gale from IDEO, where he served as...

2014-07-16 08:25:50

NEW YORK, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a move that strengthens Porter Novelli's commitment to client value, the firm has named Dr. Amy Nicole Nayar Senior Vice President of Global Health and Wellness, leading key healthcare client engagements. In this newly created position, Dr. Nayar will report to Henry Engleka, Senior Vice President of Global Health and Wellness. Previously, Dr. Nayar ran her own organizational change and leadership skills firm, Forefront Leadership, with...

2014-07-15 12:26:09

NEW YORK, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC) will publish its second quarter 2014 results on Tuesday, July 22, 2014. The company will host a conference call to review second quarter results on Tuesday, July 22, at 8:30 AM (EDT). The dial-in numbers for the conference call are (888) 276-0009 (domestic) and (612) 332-1210 (international). In addition, the conference call will be simulcast and archived on the Internet at...

2014-07-15 08:25:32

NEW YORK, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global public relations leader Porter Novelli today announced that Russell LaMontagne has joined the company's Health & Wellness practice as senior vice president, a new position for the practice in the firm's Boston office. In this role, LaMontagne will lead Porter Novelli's growing health communications presence in Boston, reporting to Albie Jarvis, managing director of Porter Novelli's Boston office. "Russell has an exceptional...


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