Edelman Global Advisory acquires strategic communications agency Landmark Public Affairs | PRWith this acquisition, EGA is expanding its international operations by combining its global vision with Landmark’s deep policy expertise and proven track record of delivering highly professional client advisory services, keeping EGA ahead of the demands of a fast-growing and ever-changing geopolitical environment.
Climate Communication Group launches with a focus on collaboration and education | PRThe PRCA’s Misinformation in the Climate Crisis Strategy Group hit pause at the end of 2022 and has taken some time to reset. It has now relaunched as the Climate Communication Group.
Joe Public celebrates its 25th birthday by committing to the growth of young creative talent | PRTo mark the occasion, the organisation – currently ranked the largest independent and locally owned communication group in our country – is making a commitment to the next generation of creative talent.
WPP acquires German healthcare specialist 3K Communication | PRFounded 25 years ago, 3K is known for its expertise in healthcare, biopharmaceuticals, and related sciences, working with some of the world’s most notable global pharmaceutical companies, consumer health brands, and local biotech start-ups.
A quarter of comms leaders refuse to embrace AI despite wave of interest, Tracker | PRThe study follows a recent surge in interest in AI within PR practice. Despite this interest, the majority of communications leaders appear slow to grasp its potential with more than half of respondents admitting to never using the technology.
Muck Rack database reveals how many listeners every active podcast has
This latest addition to the leading Public Relations Management (PRM) software builds on Muck Rack’s initial podcaster database launch and brings even more value to the thousands of organizations around the world that rely on Muck Rack’s all-in-one solution.
Omnicom PR Group appoints Kiersten Zweibaum as Global Chief Growth and Marketing Officer
Omnicom Public Relations Group, OPRG, a division of Omnicom Group's Communications Consultancy Network, has announced the appointment of Kiersten Zweibaum as Global Chief Growth and Marketing Officer.
Parpia Global Management acquires The Summit Group Communications
The Summit Group (TSG) Communications, Inc., a full-service marketing, communications and advertising agency focused on growing businesses, has announced it has been acquired by Parpia Global Management.
Liana Technologies acquires majority of Swedish marketing technology provider Ungapped
In a transaction made on October 29th, 2021, Liana Technologies, part of the Ilkka-Yhtymä Group, became the majority stakeholder of the Swedish marketing technology company Ungapped.
Edelman launches financial and capital markets communications boutique agency in Canada
Edelman has launched Edelman Smithfield in Canada, a dedicated financial and capital markets communications boutique agency within the larger firm.
Global PR industry poised for return of international travel, study
Almost half (44%) of PR professionals around the world plan to resume international business travel in the next six months, according to new research published by the Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) and the International Communications Consultancy Organisation (ICCO).
Havas Media Group names Courtney Cherry Managing Director of Global Communications
Reporting to HMG’s Chief Global Growth Officer, Erin Flaxman, Cherry is responsible for developing and implementing a growth-driven global marketing and communications strategy for the agency.
Havas Group acquires Italian cloud services agency Nohup
This partnership, led by Manfredi Calabrò who runs Havas CX Italy and is CEO of Havas Milan, marks a further step in the expansion of Havas Group’s expertise in customer experience and will be very beneficial to the whole European market.
Redwood Climate Communications Launches to offer PR expertise in ESG and clean energy
Redwood Climate Communications has launched to bring a uniquely impact-focused approach to public relations for climate tech startups, companies, and corporate initiatives.
Publicis Groupe to repurchase 2.5 million shares to cover employee long term incentive plans
The purpose of this program is to meet the obligations arising from the existing free share long term incentive plans for the benefit of its employees that will be delivered in 2022, 2023, 2024 and 2025.
PRCA Climate Misinformation Strategy Group welcomes CMA's Green Code
The Code - which is particularly relevant to communications professionals - requires all environmental claims to be truthful, unambiguous, and transparent. It also compels organisations to include all relevant information relating to a claim.
PRCA launches new Global Advisory Board to turbocharge international growth
The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has revealed details of its Global Advisory Board – a new body designed to expand the Association’s international operations, and build on its position as the world’s largest professional body for PR professionals.
Ogilvy names Ben Messiaen as chief client officer for EMEA
From Belgium, Messiaen started at Ogilvy Brussels and then Ogilvy Paris where he has worked for the last 15 years.
PRCA partners with ECI to confront global challenges in PR and business
The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) Ethics Council and the Ethics and Compliance Initiative, ECI, have joined forces to launch a new research project to capture the global state of ethics and compliance in PR and communications.
Hill+Knowlton Strategies appoints Laurie Rosenfield as Global Chief People Officer
Hill+Knowlton Strategies, a global public relations firms, has announced the appointment of Laurie Rosenfield as its global chief people officer, effective September 13, 2021.
PRCA announces Global Qualifications Board
The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has revealed a new global Qualifications Board to oversee the strategy and development of its qualifications programme.
Digital entertainment communications agency The Story Mob joins PRCA
Founded by Nicola Piggott and Anna Rozwandowicz in Los Angeles, The Story Mob has enjoyed rapid growth having opened a London office in November, 2020.
The Worldcom Public Relations Group installs new global board and regional committees
The Worldcom Public Relations Group, the global partnership of public relations firms, formally installed its group board and regional committees for 2021-2022.
PRCA and CIPR launch campaign calling on PR professionals to take positive action on mental health
Launched ahead of Global Listening Day, the pan-industry 'Heard Mentality' campaign urges leaders to hear the concerns of colleagues and encourages team leaders to hold constructive talks with their team members or peers on mental health.
Rise at Seven joins the PRCA
The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has welcomed search-first creative agency Rise at Seven as its latest member.