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2014-08-12 16:25:19

- CTO Lee Noonan and GM Luca Penati Deepen Firm's Expertise in Technology Development, Content Creation to Lead Next Dimension of PR - NEW YORK, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Weber Shandwick, one of the world's leading global public relations firms, announced today it has named Lee Noonan Global Chief Technology Officer, in addition to the appointment of Luca Penati as general manager, San Francisco and Silicon Valley, and Mediaco Lead for the Western Region, as the firm deepens its...

2014-07-18 12:23:41

LONDON, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- McCann Worldgroup today announced that it has appointed Mark Lund as CEO of McCann Worldgroup UK. Lund, most recently a co-founder and managing partner of the London agency NOW, will have responsibility for integrating McCann Worldgroup's operations and more than 1,500 employees throughout the UK across Advertising, Relationship Management, Promotion/Event/Shopper Marketing, Design, Public Relations, Healthcare, and Digital Marketing. Lund will...

2014-07-16 08:24:43

- A Six Step Guide to Successfully Converging Communications and Marketing - NEW YORK, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A subtle but fast-growing shift is taking place in companies across industries and the world: the convergence of the corporate communications and marketing functions, a trend driven by dramatic shifts in digital media and the stronger relationship between brand and corporate reputation. Weber Shandwick, one of the world's leading global public relations firms, has...

2014-07-11 23:07:17

Brian Solis to Keynote PR News’ Next Practices Social Media Summit (Social Media, Crisis, Leadership, Branding) Aug. 12 in San Francisco New York, NY (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Digital analyst, business strategist, futurist and author Brian Solis will keynote PR News' Next Practices Social Media Summit on August 12 at the Westin San Francisco. In his keynote on-stage interview with PR News, Solis will share insights from his latest book, “What’s the Future of Business?” and present...

2014-06-27 16:23:06

HONG KONG, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FleishmanHillard was named the 2014 Asia-Pacific Network of the Year at the PRWeek Asia Awards. Hosted by Haymarket Group's leading industry publication PRWeek, the event honors communicators, agencies and work in Asia Pacific that advances the industry. This marks the third time FleishmanHillard has been named the Asia Pacific Network of the Year since it was established 13 years ago. The honor builds on the agency's recent recognition as...

2014-06-24 12:26:22

Brings Firm's Total Wins to 14, More Than Any Other PR Agency NEW YORK and CANNES, France, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading global public relations agency Ketchum was honored with three Cannes Lion awards for work on behalf of its clients during the PR Lions and Promo & Activation Lions award ceremonies, which were held last week at the 61st annual Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity in Cannes, France. Ketchum is the only PR firm to have won Cannes Lions across...

2014-06-24 12:24:01

- Number of Global CCOs Taking on Marketing Oversight Jumps 35% From 2012 - NEW YORK, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global chief communications officers (CCOs) are increasingly adding digital and social media into their department oversight and responsibilities. CCOs report that compared to years past, they are hiring more digital and social media experts (73 percent) and developing more relationships with influential Twitter users and bloggers (55 percent). These findings come from The...

2014-06-18 08:25:05

CANNES, France, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- McCann Erickson today announced the promotion of John Mescall to the new role of Global Executive Creative Director. Mescall is currently Executive Creative Director of McCann Australia, a position he has held since October 2011. Mescall will relocate to New York in the coming months and join recently announced Global ECD's James Dawson-Hollis and Bill Wright as part of McCann Worldgroup Global Creative Chairman Rob Reilly's initiative to...

2014-06-05 16:26:09

Global Creative Chairman Rob Reilly Strengthens Creative Leadership Team NEW YORK, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- McCann today announced that two highly-awarded creatives, James Dawson-Hollis and Bill Wright, are joining the agency as Global Executive Creative Directors, strengthening the leadership team under Global Creative Chairman Rob Reilly. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140605/95001 "We have global brands that are asking for breakthrough work. Talent and being fearless...

2014-05-28 16:25:15

NEW YORK, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- McCann Worldgroup today announced it has named Ed Powers as CEO of its Craft adaptation and production unit. Craft is dedicated to effectively delivering coherent and efficient implementation of marketing messages for clients across all mediums. With studios in more than 20 countries, Craft also collaborates across Worldgroup to offer bespoke, efficient and cost-effective global delivery models. "Ed has played a leading role in building out...


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