Global public relations tools market to reach $29.5 billion by 2030, report
Taking into account the ongoing post pandemic recovery, growth in the Content Creation & Distribution segment is readjusted to a revised 9.8% CAGR for the next 8-year period.
Over half of PR practitioners lack confidence in their data literacy skills, study
Responses from in-house professionals reflect this knowledge gap, with nearly all respondents in this sector (91%) willing to invest more, but only if agencies worked to build client confidence in their capabilities.
Marketing agency Wunderman Thompson launches initiative to strengthen B2B brands
Global marketing network Wunderman Thompson is announcing the expansion of its global B2B offering with the launch of Inspired B2B, a new initiative dedicated to inspiring growth for ambitious B2B brands.
Joe Public’s Xolisa Dyeshana and Pepe Marais feature in The Drum’s World Creative Rankings
The Drum has released the much-anticipated World Creative Rankings; both Xolisa Dyeshana and Pepe Marais have been ranked in the Chief Creative Officers Ranking with positions 75th and 78th respectively.
Good Hope FM, Cape Town’s Original, launches latest campaign for the community
Ad agency Joe Public Cape Town and design firm SHIFT collaborated on the rebranding campaign, which involved creating a new brand strategy, brand positioning, corporate identity, and a creative launch campaign.
WPP welcomes KKR as strategic partner in FGS Global
WPP has announced that global investment firm KKR has made a growth investment in FGS Global, the strategic advisory and communications consultancy in which WPP is a majority shareholder.
Havas reinforces its CSR and communications global teams
Havas has announced changes at global level and appoints Stéphanie Bertrand-Tassilly, Global Chief CSR Officer and Charlotte Rambaud, Global Chief Communications Officer.
Publicis Groupe acquires Practia to expand digital business in Latin American market
Practia will become part of Publicis Sapient, Publicis Groupe’s digital business transformation company.
PRCA appoints Richard Fernandez as Director of External and Public Affairs
Richard brings nearly 30 years of experience to the role, most recently leading on policy and public affairs for organisations working in health promotion. He will oversee a team of five.
Edelman Global Advisory acquires strategic communications agency Landmark Public Affairs
With 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
The 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
To 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.
iO and Cheops launch an atypical IT campaign on digital security
The campaign, that started officially in January is supported by a strategic and creative concept and deployed across a range of online and social media and print advertising.
WPP acquires German healthcare specialist 3K Communication
Founded 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
The 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.
Hotwire Global Communications unveils new suite of data intelligence solutions
Through a suite of insight-led solutions Hotwire will help technology and innovation companies harness the power of data to optimize strategies, measure impact and enable business growth.
Joe Public retains top spot as South Africa’s number one agency at the 2022 Loeries
Joe Public is the top-ranked agency in South Africa for the fifth consecutive year as well as the second Overall Agency of the Year in Africa and the Middle East (AME) in the 2022 Loeries Official Rankings.
WPP set to unveil Guangzhou Campus
WPP, the creative transformation company, will this month officially open its new Guangzhou Campus – a creative hub that brings together over 500 people across multiple WPP agencies.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Industry leverages ChatGPT to boost offerings
Now, adtech companies and marketers are embracing the trailblazing innovation for varied reasons from gaining market intelligence, improving persona narratives to generating persona-driven ad content, email campaigns, and landing page copy among other uses.
Lifescience communications agencies CG Life and MC Services form US-EU strategic partnership
The two companies have created an integrated service platform for biotech and pharmaceutical companies to extend their reach and access more easily to capital, talent, and business audiences on both sides of the Atlantic. Both firms will remain fully and legally independent.
Demet Ikiler joins Publicis Groupe as COO EMEA, reinforcing regional leadership
Publicis Groupe has announced the appointment of Demet Ikiler as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Publicis Groupe EMEA, bringing a new dynamic of leadership to the region.
[Marketing Report] Bob Koigi: Advancing brand safety solutions
As advertisers increasingly demand brand safety and suitability measurements in user-generated content environments, companies are coming up with solutions that are delivering transparency in their campaigns.
Havas Group strengthens its social media expertise with the acquisition of HRZN in Germany
Founded in 2011 and headquartered in Mannheim with two additional branches in Düsseldorf and Hamburg, HRZN specialises in all disciplines of online-located brand communication.
Joe Public rated agency of the year
Scopen’s 2021/22 AgencyScope South Africa report named the agency as its Agency of the Year and its No. 1 Attractive Agency for clients, as well as the Best Agency to Work for in SA.
WPP acquires tech agency Fēnom Digital
WPP has announced the acquisition of Fēnom Digital, one of the fastest growing digital transformation agencies in North America.
Publicis Groupe Belgium launches content format series
Lionwise gathers thought-leadership on topics that occupy a marketeer’s mind. ‘Sharing knowledge, chasing clarity’ is the official baseline of the content platform that can take many forms: an event, a podcast, a webinar, a debate or a white-paper.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Industry players' expectations of 2023
As the advertising, marketing, communication and media fraternity reflects on the mixed fortunes that 2022 presented, they are expressing divided feelings about what 2023 portends.
WPP invests in new Atlanta Campus
WPP will create a world-class workspace for its people in Atlanta’s historic Old Fourth Ward neighborhood with the development of a new Campus.
Brands bet on Black Friday and Cyber Monday interactions to boost customer communications
Infobip’s analysis shows a 112% increase in multimedia messaging (MMS) and a 10% increase in WhatsApp interactions on Black Friday compared to a typical November Friday this year.
Global marketing company INNOCEAN renews media mandate with Havas Media
The company kicked off an internal review earlier this year and led the entire process on behalf of all relevant stakeholders from Hyundai Motor Group brands across their key regions.
UK PR firm Redhill joins PRCA as new member
The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has announced full-service PR and communications firm Redhill UK as its latest corporate member.
PR leaders predict increased profitability in face of global challenges
PR leaders, directors, and agency owners who took part in the survey indicated a growing demand from clients for a range of services beyond traditional PR, with a score of 6.5, up from 6.1 in 2021.
[Marketing Week] Investing in ethical and responsible advertising
As consumers increasingly complain about growing misinformation, brands are heightening interventions meant to protect their long-term brand values and their short-term business results.
Havas Group acquires Australian health communications agency Bastion Brands
Bastion Brands will integrate into Havas Health & You (HH&Y), the world’s largest global health network.
Joe Public launches Cell C’s summer campaign, Spin Your World
Brand and Communications Group, Joe Public, recently launched Cell C’s latest summer campaign, “Spin Your World”, just in time for the summer holiday excitement.
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Orange PR joins PRCA as new member
The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has announced communications agency Orange PR as its latest corporate member.
WPP study reveals how brands can unlock £16.7 trillion spending power of minority ethnic consumers
WPP has published The Consumer Equality Equation, the most comprehensive study into the relationship between ethnicity, the consumer experience in the UK and potential business growth opportunities.
Lee Peck Media joins PRCA as new member
The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has announced independent PR-led communications agency Lee Peck Media as its latest corporate member.
WPP announces its first Campus in Brazil
The WPP Campus in São Paulo is designed to meet the evolving needs of hybrid working and will enable greater innovation, creativity and collaboration between agencies, clients and partners.
PRCA launches Bosnia and Herzegovina branch
The branch follows significant membership expansion on the continent and is the latest stage in the PRCA’s global development, building on its position as the largest PR association in the world.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: The battle for brand value
While financial markets have shown significant swings over the last few years, the value of the world's strongest brands have steadily increased driving customer choice, loyalty and margins.
FM Schmidt appointed President of WPP in Germany
In leading WPP’s third largest market, FM will be instrumental in shaping the company’s business in Germany, supporting agency leadership teams and promoting a strong WPP culture
PRCA partners with JournoLink to assist small agencies deliver cost effective media relations
The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has partnered with JournoLink to help small agencies and freelancers deliver cost-effective media relations.
Dentsu partners with Decrypt to launch bespoke Web3 learning program for global employees and clients
Dentsu International has announced the development of the industry’s most comprehensive Web3 Center of Excellence (CoE), bringing together respected experts from across dentsu group with leading partners at the cutting-edge of Web3 development and governance.
Amsterdam-based Contentoo raises €5m to scale its content marketing platform in Europe
Contentoo, the platform for content creation and localization, has raised €5 million investment round, to scale its platform in Europe.
Mandy van der Wal becomes the Director of Audiohuis
Mandy van der Wal has been appointed as the new Director of Audiohuis. She will lead audio agency Audiohuis in the Netherlands. Until now, Van der Wal was Director of Video and Platforms at Mediahuis Nederland.
Claus Sonberg joins Statkraft as SVP Communication and Marketing
Claus Sonberg, partner in strategic analysis and consulting agency Zynk, has joined Statkraft as the company’s new Senior Vice President Corporate Communication and Marketing.
Dstny acquires easybell in Germany to reach pan-European coverage
Dstny, a European leader in business communications, announced the acquisition of easybell, a cloud communication challenger in Germany that provides Cloud PBX and VoIP telephony to B2B customers.
T-Mobile Netherlands deploys Lifemote for home network assurance
Lifemote, the provider of cloud-based AI-driven WiFi Analytics, and T-Mobile Netherlands, the Internet Service Provider (ISP) in the Netherlands, announced the rollout of Lifemote's home analytics software across the T-Mobile Netherlands installed base.
Ovzon receives $2.9m order for its industry-leading SATCOM-as-a-Service
Broadband telecommunications company Ovzon, has received a $2.9 million order for SATCOM-as-a-Service from Global RadioData Communications (GRC), in the United Kingdom.
JCDecaux launches full stack ad server with tech partner VIOOH
JCDecaux Netherlands announces the first full stack ad server solution. A world first for JCDecaux, with more countries to follow soon.
DEPT launches campaign of the year Integrated communications team smart
Integrated communications team smart FLUX has developed the biggest campaign of the year for car brand smart Europe GmbH.
WE Communications acquires social impact agency Hopscotch Consulting
This acquisition further accelerates WE’s capabilities in advising brands to take bold action on social and economic issues and matters of brand reputation and responsible governance.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: The implications of tightening ad budgets to the industry
Close to 30% of major advertisers say they’re cutting their ad budgets into next year with 74% said the economic downturn is influencing their 2023 budget decisions.
WPP debuts its new Toronto Campus
WPP has announced the opening of its new Toronto Campus, a creative hub bringing together 2,000 people across multiple WPP agencies.
WPP acquires remaining stake in MediaCom Communications India
The initial agreement between WPP and Mr Sam Balsara and his family dated back to 2008. It contributed to the rapid growth that MediaCom experienced in India, making it today one of India’s most respected agencies.
Worldcom PR Group targets brands with new crisis preparedness and protection service
Salus is designed to help organisations protect high value human, physical, intellectual or brand assets. The service has two phases, Prepare and Protect.
WPP appoints Juan Pedro Moreno as President of its Spanish business
WPP has announced that Juan Pedro Moreno has been appointed President of WPP’s business in Spain.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Meta’s proposed upgrades a win for content creators
These announcements while unique are also poised to benefit content creators.
PRCA launches Australia network
The group launch follows significant membership growth in the region and is the latest initiative aimed at providing events, information, support, and advice to practising PR and communications professionals in Australia.
WPP acquires branding agency Passport to expand creative and design offerings
Passport has developed a reputation for creating highly impactful, innovative and results-driven campaigns for clients such as Coca-Cola, Kraft and Heineken.
Nestlé appoints Lisa Gibby as Chief Communications Officer
In her role, Lisa Gibby will oversee the company’s Corporate Communications function, including media relations, public affairs, corporate digital and content and employee engagement.
WPP acquires communications agency JeffreyGroup
WPP has announced the acquisition of JeffreyGroup, an independent corporate communications, public affairs, and marketing consulting firms in Latin America.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Brands bolster the sustainability resolve
Brands are stepping up their net zero emissions commitments and reducing their carbon footprint through a raft of campaigns, interventions and partnerships as they seek to accelerate the transition to a clean energy economy.
Hill+Knowlton Strategies appoints Brenna Terry as global chair of healthcare
Terry will report to global chairman and CEO, AnnaMaria DeSalva, and will join Hill+Knowlton’s Global Leadership Council.
Publicis Groupe reinforces global teams with leadership appointments
Following the renewal of Arthur Sadoun’s mandate as Chairman and CEO of Publicis Groupe, and the nomination of a new management body, the Directoire+, Publicis Groupe has announced the additional leadership appointments to further reinforce its global teams.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: The market value of addressable advertising
The world is experiencing growing interest and adoption of addressable advertising as brands maximize reach and frequency of their target audiences across their full video investment.
Karen Blackett OBE appointed President of WPP UK
The move recognizes the importance of the UK as WPP’s home market and its second largest worldwide after the United States, and the ongoing simplification and integration of the company’s operations.
AiAdvertising engages MZ Group to lead strategic investor relations and shareholder communications programme
MZ Group will work closely with AiAdvertising management to develop and implement a comprehensive capital markets strategy designed to increase the Company’s visibility throughout the investment community.
Havas Group acquires UK-based data-led creative specialist agency ADDITIVE+
additive+ will integrate into Havas Media Group (HMG) UK under the leadership of CEO Patrick Affleck.
MediaLink taps strategic marketing leaders Karl Weaver and Claire Charruau in Europe
The hires come on the heels of significant growth in Europe for MediaLink. The firm has more than tripled its headcount in the region since September 2020, when Saxton joined to lead its operations there.
Global web real-time communication market to reach $57 billion by 2027, report
Market dynamics are forces that impact the prices and behaviors of the Global Web Real-Time Communication Market stakeholders.
WPP acquires Dutch ecommerce consultancy firm Newcraft
The 155-strong business will join the Wunderman Thompson global network, complementing its well-established commerce and marketing services teams in Northern Europe.
Moore Media International PR joins global marketing and communications agency Allison+Partners
The addition of CMM augments Allison+Partners’ deep corporate communications, executive positioning, thought leadership and business-to-business communications capabilities with DE&I communications, Pan-African media relations, reputation management, crisis communications, content marketing and CSR.
[Vacancy] Global is looking for a Senior Producer, Capital
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[Vacancy] Global is looking for an Outdoor Campaign Specialist (Entry Level)
Global is directly looking for an Outdoor Campaign Specialist (Entry Level), Glasgow
[Interview] Johan Vandepoel: ACC focuses on talent and sustainability
Johan Vandepoel has been the CEO of ACC Belgium (Association of Communication Companies) for 10 years. It is a Belgian trade association where all creative agencies come together: advertising agencies, branding & design, content, digital, event, team building PR & influencer agencies.
Hill+Knowlton Strategies appoints Randa Stephan as Global Chief Marketing and Communications Officer
Stephan will be responsible for the firm’s global corporate brand, marketing, and internal and external communications across the H+K network, spanning 73 offices in 41 countries worldwide.
The Worldcom Public Relations Group installs 2022-23 global board and regional committees
The Worldcom Public Relations Group, the global partnership of public relations firms, formally installed its 2022-23 group board and regional committees for 2022-2023 during its annual global meeting in London.
[Vacancy] Hivestack is looking for an Integration Specialist - EMEA
Hivestack is directly looking for an Integration Specialist - EMEA
[Vacancy] Global is looking for a Publicity/PR Manager - LBC & Global Player
Global is directly looking for a Publicity/PR Manager - LBC & Global Player at Leicester Square, London
[Vacancy] Global is looking for a Broadcast Journalist - Leicester Square, London
Global is directly looking for a Broadcast Journalist - Leicester Square, London
German operator Ecotel signs distribution agreement with Municall
German operator Ecotel announced it has signed an agreement with sales and consulting company Municall to market cloud and fiber-optic products for business customers.
Hivestack signs strategic partnership with PHD Media for DOOH in South Africa
Ad-tech company Hivestack announced a partnership with media and marketing communications agency PHD Media. This partnership enables PHD to integrate programmatic DOOH into the omnichannel strategies.
OvareGroup invests in creative agency Togetherwith
OvareGroup, a media and marketing communications holding company, has announced its significant investment in Togetherwith, a global full-service ad agency.
Magnolia Communications expands digital marketing services with new partnerships
Magnolia Communications, an award-winning full-service B2B demand generation agency, has announced its partnerships with Terminus, ON24 and Active Campaign to provide additional digital marketing services and a 360-degree approach to its clients.
Havas Group re-establishes in Vietnam with new leadership
In a move to further strengthen its Together strategy to accelerate integration and provide a seamless, agile service for clients, Havas Group has re-established its fully owned village operations in Vietnam, with Alexandre Sompheng taking the helm as Group CEO.
Edelman launches global financial communications boutique
The global launch brings together under one brand Edelman’s Financial Communications and Financial Services teams, combining specialized industry knowledge with global scale and localized expertise.
Hivestack launches programmatic Digital Out of Home (DOOH) marketplace in South Africa, inks partnership with Xaxis
Xaxis South Africa has announced it’s partnership with Hivestack, the world’s programmatic digital out of home (DOOH) ad tech company, to drive the future of OOH solution in the South Africa market.
WPP acquires ecommerce agency Corebiz
WPP has announced that it is acquiring Corebiz, a Latin American ecommerce agency specialising in VTEX implementation, one of the largest enterprise digital commerce platforms in the region.
Havas Group integrates its Global Creative and Health Networks
To better support brands’ ever-changing needs, Havas Group has announced the start of a new chapter, through the simplification of its organization and the deeper integration of its Global Creative and Health Networks.
[Vacancy] Global is looking for a Network Producer, Heart
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WPP creates Design Bridge and Partners
Launching in January 2023, the new company will enable clients to leverage a full range of industry-leading design expertise, driving growth and transformation through consumer, business, lifestyle and experience design.
Hearst UK appoints Alison Forth Director of PR and Communications
Premium content and experience business, Hearst UK, has announced the appointment of Alison Forth as Director of PR and Communications.
WPP to acquire marketing technology agency Bower House Digital
WPP has announced it has agreed to acquire the business of Bower House Digital, a marketing technology services agency located in Australia.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: The changing content consumption trends
Content consumers are now paying more attention to advertisements when they are engaged in the content the ad is placed within.
[Vacancy] Off The Record is looking for an Experiment Designer / Growth Marketer
Off The Record is directly looking for an Experiment Designer / Growth Marketer
WPP partners with Ukrainian Government to support economic recovery
WPP and the Ukrainian Government today announced a partnership to attract investment into Ukraine and help rebuild its economy.
Publicis Groupe France appoints Chief Metaverse Officer
The appointment of Leon builds on the expansive set of existing capabilities, skillsets and talent that currently resides within Publicis Groupe.
[Vacancy] DPG Media is looking for an Enterprise architect
DPG Media is directly looking for an Enterprise architect
WPP appoints Michael Houston as President of its US business
In this new role, which aligns with WPP’s country leadership structure in other major markets, Michael will represent the company in its largest market worldwide. WPP employs approximately 20,000 people in the US, where it has annual revenues of around $6 billion.
PR salaries go up to help employees meet rising cost of living, PRCA Confidence Tracker
More than two-thirds (67%) of PR agencies around the world are increasing salaries to help staff meet the rising cost of living, according to the latest PRCA ICCO Confidence Tracker research.
[eMarketer] The US ad and PR industries lost 2,400 jobs in May, and more could be on the way
Ad agency employment is still at a high, but last month’s downturn comes as the industry faces an uncertain economic outlook and adtech issues.
Eneco appoints Publicis Groupe Benelux as new lead agency
Publicis Groupe Benelux will work on energy company Eneco’s brand positioning and associated cross-media campaigns within the Netherlands and Belgium.
Pinpoint Global appoints Tracy Zwilling as director of marketing
Pinpoint Global has appointed Ms. Tracy Zwilling to their team as Director of Marketing. In this role, Tracy will be responsible for leading all marketing initiatives, communications and public relations for Pinpoint Global.
WPP appoints LJ Louis as Global Chief Talent and Inclusion Officer
LJ will be responsible for growing and enhancing WPP’s DEI, Talent Management, Talent Development and Talent Acquisition strategies across the organization.
PRCA and Misstake announce new partnership for training in Spanish
The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has partnered with Misstake Creativity School to provide training in Spanish to PRCA members in not just in Latin America, but across the world.
Publicis Groupe Belgium announces new appointments to bolster creative leadership
Publicis Groupe Belgium has appointed Guilherme Nunes as Head of Art, Werner Van Reck and Naïm Baddich as Creative Directors.
Scott Hagedorn joins Publicis Groupe as Global Chief Solutions Architect
In this newly-created global role, Hagedorn will design agile, go-to-market solutions that address complex marketplace challenges – bringing together the Groupe’s unrivaled capabilities in data, creativity, media and technology in new ways to accelerate growth for clients.
WPP supports launch of The Black Equity Organisation
WPP and its agencies have partnered with The Black Equity Organisation (BEO) – an organisation founded to advance justice and equity for Black people in Britain – as it launches.
Brand and communication strategist Frank Cuypers joins iO
With Frank onboard, iO Campus Antwerp has gained a strategic powerhouse. He broke into the communication world as Communication Officer TV at MEDIALAAN (now DPG Media).
Fifteen WPP leaders recognized for championing inclusion and diversity in the workplace
Fifteen leaders from across WPP have been named in the global Empower Role Model Lists 2022 breaking down barriers and driving inclusion for people of colour in business.
RRD launches editorial solutions service for access to copywriters and content strategists
Designed to support organizations with the depth and capabilities they need, Helium manages a North American-based talent pool of specialized writers to offer the following copy-driven services:
Global marketing firm Candid acquires UK advertising agency Creature
International marketing and communications platform, Candid has acquired independent UK advertising agency, Creature, for an undisclosed sum. The move bolsters its cross-border presence and builds on its creative capacity.
Italian manufacturer Piaggio selects Publicis Groupe Belgium as media agency
Piaggio is a world-renowned Italian manufacturer, based in Pontedera, near Pisa, that produces engines as well as motorcycles, scooters and mopeds. Piaggio is notably the inventor of the scooter, the famous Vespa.
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[Vacancy] DPG Media is looking for a Scrummaster
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WPP and Epic Games to accelerate innovation for clients in the metaverse
WPP and Epic Games, the interactive entertainment company and developer of Fortnite and Unreal Engine, have announced a new partnership to help WPP agencies deliver a new era of digital experiences for brands in the metaverse.
[Marketing week] Bob Koigi: Bridging advertising skills gap
With the urgent need for highly skilled and diverse talent in the advertising industry and the growing role of technology in redefining modern day advertising, companies and brands are looking at innovative ways of bridging the skills gap.
WPP appoints Kyoko Matsushita as CEO in Japan
In this new role, Kyoko will be responsible for WPP’s business in Japan, strengthening its collective capabilities and bringing together people and resources on behalf of clients.
[Vacancy] Global is looking for a Social Media Editor Radio X - London
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[Vacancy] Global is looking for a Broadcast Journalist - Milton Keynes
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Tilton Consultancy and BF media join PRCA as corporate members
The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has announced Tilton Consultancy and broadcast PR agency, BF media as corporate members.
M-net, miecom bring fiber optic internet to Altenmünster, Germany
Bavaria's fiber optic provider M-net is building a fiber optic network in Altenmünster in the Augsburg district together with the regional network operator miecom-Netzservice.
[Vacancy] Paramount is looking for a Multi-Platform Coordinator
Paramount is directly looking for a Multi-Platform Coordinator
Hivestack announces global alliance with Xandr for programmatic Digital Out of Home (DOOH)
Hivestack, the world’s largest, independent, programmatic digital out of home (DOOH) ad tech company has today announced a strategic global collaboration with Xandr, a data-enabled technology platform.
8 European publishers selected for Google News Initiative Subscriptions Academy 2022
The International News Media Association (INMA), Google, and FT Strategies kicked off the third edition of the Google News Initiative (GNI) Subscriptions Academy for Europe
EQT, Stonepeak complete takeover of Delta Fiber in the Netherlands
The acquisition of DELTA Fiber by EQT Infrastructure and Stonepeak has been completed on. DELTA Fiber has become the fastest grower in the national fiber market in recent years.
Viaccess-Orca and Google Cloud usher in cloud-native era for the TV industry
Viaccess-Orca (VO), a global leader providing OTT and TV platforms, content protection, and advanced data solutions, announced a new collaboration with Google Cloud to streamline TV and video service deployments and operations.
ITV Studios appoints Charlotte van Weede as Sales Director Global Entertainment
ITV Studios announced the appointment of established media sales expert Charlotte van Weede as Sales Director of its Global Entertainment business with immediate effect.
Vodafone Spain launches Wi-Fi 6 service to multiply Wi-Fi speed by 4 to fiber customers
Vodafone Spain announced that, starting today, all its new fiber customers can access Wi-Fi 6 technology, thanks to its Vodafone Wi-Fi 6 Station router and the Super WiFi 6 service, for €9.99/month.
Viasat joins Harwell Space Cluster to support UK innovation
Viasat, a global leader in satellite communications, announced it has joined the Space Cluster on the Harwell Science and Innovation Campus as it seeks new technology and research partnerships in the UK.
Property House Marketing appoints Lisa Flounders as Managing Director
Property House Marketing (PHM) has announced the appointment of Lisa Flounders as Managing Director with its founder Nikki Ackerley taking on the role of Chairman.
[Vacancy] Global is looking for a Partnership Executive - London
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Joe Public United voted Agency of the year for the fourth consecutive year at CICLOPE Africa
Now in its fifth year, CICLOPE Africa is dedicated to recognising and awarding the continent’s best film craft across a broad spectrum of film formats.
Dutch telecom regulator to auction regional commercial FM licenses
Dutch telecom regulator Agentschap Telecom (AT), announced it will soon distribute a number of licenses for regional commercial radio stations.
Hivestack advances programmatic DOOH marketplace in Italy
Hivestack, the world’s leading, independent, programmatic digital out of home (DOOH) ad tech company has today announced an expansion of its programmatic operations in Italy.
Mediatic expands with Tamara Doves and Marie Wessels
Tamara Doves and Marie Wessels have joined Mediatic. This expansion fits within the growth ambition of the Amsterdam-based full-service content marketing agency.
Sharethrough opens London office, hires EMEA General Manager to fuel European expansion
Sharethrough, one of the top global independent omnichannel ad exchanges, announced the opening of its new office in London and the appointment of Richard Ottoy as General Manager, EMEA.
WPP publishes UK Gender Pay Gap Report for 2021
In addition to statutory Gender Pay Gap reporting, WPP publishes the consolidated data for all eligible WPP companies in the UK.
[Vacancy] Paramount is looking for a Content Rating Coordinator
Paramount is directly looking for a Content Rating Coordinator (3 months temporary contract)
PRCA and Releasd ignite new partnership for 2022
The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has partnered with Releasd to give PRCA members exclusive discounted access to Released - a world leading platform that showcases the value and scope of all PR activity.
PRCA and ICCO launch Ukraine Communications Support Network
The Ukraine Communications Support Network (UCSN) is Co-Chaired by Ukrainian communications leader Nataliya Popovych and former ICCO President and PRCA Chair, David Gallagher.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Brands, agencies react to Russia-Ukraine conflict
As the protracted conflict pitting Russia against Ukraine escalates, brands, marketers, communicators and advertisers are demonstrating different reactions from withdrawal of services, cancellation of operations to running campaigns in solidarity with the Ukrainian people while calling for an end to the war.
Publicis Groupe exits Russia
Publicis Groupe has announced that it is stopping its business and investments in Russia by ceding the ownership of its agencies to local management, effective immediately.
86 percent of consumers will leave a brand they trusted after only two poor customer experiences, study
Emplifi, the unified customer experience platform, has released its “11 key things consumers expect from their brand experiences today,” a new report offering deep insights into customer expectations for B2C brand experiences.
WPP announces decision to discontinue operations in Russia
WPP has stated that it is standing with Ukraine and the international community in condemning the Russian invasion, which has created a humanitarian crisis in the heart of Europe.
[Vacancy] ViacomCBS is looking for a Fulltime Images Coordinator
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Fulltime Images Coordinator
Omnicom acquires TA Digital to expand global digital transformation capabilities
Omnicom Group Inc. has announced the acquisition of TA Digital as part of its efforts to further expand its digital transformation, content management, commerce and customer experience capabilities.
[Marketing Report] Bob Koigi: The rise and rise of mobile advertising
That growth has been attributed to the growing preference among individuals for mobile devices to obtain information on the go and subsequently the continued transition from desktop PCs to smartphones.
Socialyse Paris, part of Havas Group, launches first narcotics anonymous group meeting in the metaverse
Eight Narcotics Anonymous members came to discuss their addictions and their progress towards a drug-free life in an immersive experience.
Essence appoints Gabrielle Kong as Vice President, Strategy in China
Reporting to Essence’s CEO, China, Benjamin Wei, she will be responsible for leading brand and communications strategy for the agency’s clients and initiatives in the market.
Dept partners with ProjectTogether to support its Farm-Food-Climate Challenge
Dept, a certified B Corporation, is supporting the organisation on a pro-bono basis, creating and developing its visual identity and website.
Human Rights Campaign launches public awareness campaign for Equality Act with support from WPP
WPP’s VMLY&R, BCW, Wavemaker and Hogarth come together in support of crucial civil rights legislation for LGBTQ+ people
PRCA welcomes wtv. as corporate member
The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has announced global hybrid and virtual event company wtv. as its latest corporate member.
[Vacancy] ViacomCBS is looking for a Content Coordinator
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Content Coordinator
Havas Group acquires UK digital agency Inviqav
The company, which comprises more than 150 employees across eight offices, will be integrated into Havas Creative’s dedicated customer experience network.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Warming up to the metaverse revolution
As the world readies itself for the next tech revolution, consumers are struggling to adapt and understand the Metaverse phenomenon.
WPP acquires influencer marketing agency Village Marketing to accelerate creator economy growth
WPP has announced the acquisition of Village Marketing in North America, the industry leader in influencer marketing and creator economy partnerships.
Havas Group opens first virtual village in the Metaverse
Using rich programming, exclusive content, connected animation and gamification, the Group will organise conferences, events, concerts, product launches and more.
Rob Colmer and Claire Williamson to lead 2022 PRCA PR and Communications Council
The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA)has announced that that Rob Colmer (Chair) and Claire Williamson (Vice Chair) will lead the PR and Communications Council in 2022.
Havas Media Group appoints Greg James as Global Chief Transformation Officer
This move comes as Havas Media Group realigns its global organization to harness the power of its 9,000-strong global network and accelerate growth, media innovation and transformation for clients.
[Vacancy] Ace is looking for a Growth Associate
Ace is directly looking for a Growth Associate
Swiss retailer Migros selects WPP to help revolutionize its commerce offer
Swiss retailer Migros Fachmarkt AG has appointed WPP as its strategic communications partner to help it reimagine the commerce experience for its specialist retail brands.
PRCA launches study to explore what’s next in Digital PR
The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has launched its ninth annual 2022 Digital PR Report examining the growth of digital PR and communications across all sectors.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Emerging advertising threats
Depreciation of third-party cookies/IDs, across-media addressability constraints and innovations are impacting advertising measurement, bots and fake users are emerging as the newest and greatest threats to the advertising industry.
[Interview] Brian Hirman: iO has scaled but is very flexible and locally present
Ahead of the announcement of the Advertising Agency50 on March 9, 2022, Marketing Report is publishing a series of interviews with nominees. Today we speak with Brian Hirman, Director of M&A at iO.
[Vacancy] ViacomCBS is looking for a Director Partnerships Benelux
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Patricia Ithau appointed CEO of WPP Scangroup
Patricia is passionate about creating opportunities that improve people’s lives and is currently Regional Director at the Stanford Institute for Innovation in Development Economies – Seed, a Stanford Graduate School of Business initiative that builds a network of globally-engaged leaders from Silicon Valley to sub-Saharan Africa.
Kite Hill PR named PR agency of record for PROTEUS
Kite Hill’s PR approach for PROTEUS™ includes earned media and mission-driven strategies, which will aim to garner a pipeline of partner deals and technology advancements.
[Vacancy] Hivestack is looking for a Senior Marketing Manager EMEA
Hivestack is directly looking for a Senior Marketing Manager EMEA
Vodafone Business and RingCentral bring flexible cloud communications solutions to organizations across Europe
Vodafone Business UC with RingCentral will be rolled out in the UK, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Portugal, Singapore, Spain, and Sweden.
Belgian PR agency Evoke expands expertise with new recruitments
The team of the Brussels communication specialist in tech, transport and logistics is now nine heads strong, more than doubling in one year, definitively cementing its place in the Belgian PR landscape.
WPP appoints Rose Herceg as President in Australia and New Zealand
In her new role, which aligns with the country leadership structure in other major markets, Rose will lead WPP’s business in Australia and New Zealand, supporting agency CEOs.
Havas Group acquires French MedEd specialist Raison de Santé
Havas Group has announced the acquisition of Raison de Santé, a Paris-based agency that specializes in medical education that has supported numerous health companies since its conception in 2008.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Gen Z and Millennial social media users power global social commerce industry
This growth is predicted to be driven primarily by Gen Z and Millennial social media users, accounting for 62% of global social commerce spend by 2025.
Havas Group grows footprint in Spain and Portugal with acquisition of PR agency Tinkle
Tinkle will continue to operate its business in Spain and Portugal under the leadership of Javier Curtichs and his management team. T
smart Europe picks Dept, Ketchum and Kolle Rebbe to be communication partners
After nine months of an intense selection process, smart Europe has chosen Dept, Ketchum and Kolle Rebbe, part of Accenture Interactive, as partners in their new communications team.
Average UK PR agency spends £11K on pitching every year, research
A new study of senior agency professionals has found that the average agency undertakes 27 pitches to win new contracts every year, with 62 hours spent on average per pitch.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Emerging technologies inspire new content marketing trends
New age technologies like artificial intelligence and cloud computing are inspiring new trends that are supporting the content marketing market.
Dentsu International appoints Nnenna Ilomechina as Global Chief Operating Officer
Dentsu International has appointed Nnenna Ilomechina as Global Chief Operating Officer. Nnenna joins the business in May 2022, as Neil Gissler retires from the global COO role at dentsu in Q1 2022.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: How pandemic will impact ad spend in 2022
The global pandemic continues to impact ad spend and strategies on social media platforms among marketers and this will be more pronounced in 2022. This, combined with today’s consumers who uses an average of eight social media platforms is informing a multi-platform approach among advertisers and brands for long-term success.
[Vacancy] Logitech is looking for a Senior Customer Supply Chain Specialist, Europe
Logitech is directly looking for a Senior Customer Supply Chain Specialist, Europe
Publicis Groupe acquires European independent software engineering company Tremend
Publicis Groupe has acquired Tremend, one of the fastest-growing and largest independent software engineering companies in Central and Eastern Europe.
Azerion and Havas Media partnership gathers momentum to ensure best ROI and quality control for clients
Azerion, the digital entertainment and media platform, and Havas Media The Netherlands, part of the global media agency Havas, are reaping the rewards of their partnership.
Independent marketing firm broadhead acquires HMH Agency
broadhead, an independent, integrated marketing agency, has acquired HMH Agency, a firm known for its creative work powering brands that are driving the future of transportation.
Symphony Technology Group acquires Kantar Reputation Intelligence, PRgloo and Onclusive to form a new global partner for PR and Communications
Together the three businesses merge to create a new global media monitoring, measurement, and workflow management partner for PR and communications.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Video content streaming experiences: Customer is king
Video streaming experience has become unwieldy, unfriendly, and expensive for a bulk of consumers with three out of every five subscribers to multiple streaming services expressing frustration with their viewing experiences.
Force4 Technology Communications launches B2B tech PR and Marketing Communications agency
Force4 Technology Communications, LLC has announced its launch as a trusted and innovative provider of public relations and marketing communications services for B2B high tech companies.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Sounding the alarm over surge in holiday advertising fraud
The holidays, in particular, drive a spike in spend and engagement. This spending however has seen a significant rise in fraudulent traffic on online video and CTV since mid-October.
[Vacancy] Logitech is looking for a Customer Supply Chain Specialist, Europe
Logitech is directly looking for a Customer Supply Chain Specialist, Europe
Consumer marketing firm HUNTER: London joins PRCA as largest corporate member
The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has announced consumer marketing firm HUNTER: London as its latest corporate member.
Essence names Maureen Morrison SVP of Global Marketing and Communications
In her role, she will oversee the agency’s marketing, communications, content and editorial products across its 23 offices in 14 countries.
[Vacancy] SOCIAL.INC is looking for a Project Manager
SOCIAL.INC is directly looking for a Project Manager 32-40 hours/week
[Marketing Report] Bob Koigi: The nexus between advertising and climate change
Advertising has a potential to play a significant role in combating climate change and can be used to educate customers about products and services with a low carbon footprint.
[Vacancy] Hearst Netherlands is looking for a Junior Content Producer
Hearst Netherlands is directly looking for a Junior Content Producer
[Vacancy] Ace is looking for a Communication & Business Associate
Ace is directly looking for a Communication & Business Associate
[Vacancy] Ace is looking for a People Business Partner Lead
Ace is directly looking for a People Business Partner Lead
[Vacancy] ViacomCBS is looking for a VOD Operations Supervisor
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a VOD Operations Supervisor
Hotwire launches tech training for marketing and communication professionals
Hotwire, the global technology communications consultancy part of Enero Group, has launched Hotwire Into Tech—an on-demand course for mid-to-senior marketing and communications professionals interested in transitioning to a job in technology.
Hill+Knowlton appoints Grant Toups as first global Chief Technology Officer
Toups will advance H+K’s end-to-end technology and intelligence strategy, building the firm’s ecosystem of technology-based offerings and improving the use of data science and analytics to drive client success and employee growth and experience.
Publicis launches ‘work your world’ on Marcel as part of its commitment to future of work
Publicis Groupe has announced ‘Work Your World’, a global employee-first experience unique to Marcel, which combines flexibility, opportunity and growth for all talent.
Joydeep Dey hired as global chief strategy officer on WPP’s Ford team
VMLY&R has announced that Joydeep Dey will join the agency as global chief strategy officer on WPP’s Ford account, which spans marketing communications, experiences, technology, and commerce.
WPP acquires majority stake in branding and design agency Made Thought
WPP has announced the acquisition of a majority stake in branding and design agency Made Thought.
Havas Media Group appoints Sarah Ivey as Chief Strategy Officer, North America
Based in Toronto, Ivey will report directly to HMG North America CEO Greg Walsh and serve on the agency’s North American executive leadership team.
Volkswagen announces reorganization of brand and group communications line up
Germany automotive manufacturer Volkswagen has announced that the structural separation of Brand and Group Communications that was initiated in July 2020 at the Wolfsburg site has been completed
WPP’s global communications network Grey announces new global creative leadership and studio structure
Michael Houston, Worldwide CEO of Grey, has announced that John Patroulis has been promoted to Global Creative Chairman & President, Creative Business, and Javier Campopiano has been promoted to Worldwide Chief Creative Officer of Grey.
Havas Group launches immersive Dare! Live event programme to the public
Following a successful October 19th premiere to employees across the world, global communications company Havas Group has now publicly announced its innovative new event series, Dare! Live, to the public.
PRCA relaunches Business Development Group
The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has relaunched its Business Development (BD) Group, with 3 Monkeys Zeno’s Rebecca Wagstaffe and Richmond & Towers’ Anouska Leon to co-chair the Group.
Finsbury Glover Hering and SVC complete merger, creating global strategic communications company
The firm brings together over 1,000 communications professionals, operating from 25 offices in Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the United States, including its global headquarters in New York.
Ace agencies Born05 and Off The Record enter European partnership with Steve Madden
Digital Branding Agency Born05 is now the lead agency for Steve Madden. The agency will work with growth agency Off The Record to create the storyline of the lifestyle fashion brand for the European markets.
WPP acquires UK tech company Cloud Commerce Group
WPP has announced that it has acquired Cloud Commerce Group (CCG), a UK-based technology company that helps brands to market, sell and deliver their products across ecommerce platforms and marketplaces globally, such as Amazon, eBay, Etsy and Wayfair.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Betting on emerging technologies to boost communication campaigns
With a growing number of clients keen on tracking ROI on their communication campaigns, communication and PR companies are embracing emerging technologies including artificial Intelligence and cloud computing to deliver that value.
[Vacancy] ViacomCBS is looking for an A/V QC Coordinator
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[Vacancy] ViacomCBS is looking for a Presentation Scheduler
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WPP opens its new Prague Campus
WPP has opened its new Campus in Prague, restoring an iconic First Republic palace to its former glory as one of the most modern workspaces in Central Europe.
Strategic consulting firms as most critical PR skill, ICCO World PR Report
The specific areas of focus for talent development come on the back of 52% of those surveyed, saying that ‘retaining PR and Communications talent’ was the biggest challenge for their business going forward.
[Vacancy] Outbrain is looking for a Programmatic Partnerships Manager
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[Vacancy] Outbrain is looking for an Office Manager - Part time- (25h)
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[Vacancy] Outbrain is looking for an Industry Director, Automotive & Technology
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[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Marketing Report forays into Belgium as it seeks to grow European footprint
As part of its expansion strategy, digital platform for marketers, advertisers, communication professionals and media, Marketing Report has announced that it is expanding to Belgium and is in the process of launching a website.
iO acquires Dutch content agency Entopic
The acquisition of Entopic ads 75 online content experts to the iO Campus Amsterdam.
Dentsu reveals its 2022 media trends in new guide for marketers
Futurist experts, specialists and leaders from Carat, dentsu X and iProspect have joined forces to identify and explore the biggest media trends to watch out for in the coming year.
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.
Omnicom prices £325 million senior notes offering
The Notes and the related guarantee will be the unsecured and unsubordinated obligations of the Issuer and Omnicom Group, respectively, and will rank equal in right of payment to all of their respective existing and future unsecured senior indebtedness.
Dentsu International appoints Rohan Philips President of global product for all media agencies
Based out of Singapore, Philips takes on the responsibility of developing the 2025 product strategy and roadmap for dentsu clients worldwide, with imminent rollouts through its network of global media agencies: Carat, iProspect and dentsu X.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Enlisting governments' support to bridge marketing skills gap
As more marketing bodies amplify their call to governments to work with them in addressing the marketing skills crisis in the media, It is encouraging to learn of the UK government’s £3.8 billion funding for skills training announced recently.
Magnus Djaba appointed Chief Client Officer of Publicis Groupe
Publicis Groupe has announced the promotion of Magnus Djaba to the role of Chief Client Officer.
[Vacancy] ViacomCBS is looking for a Coordinator Product Fulfillment
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Coordinator Product Fulfillment
Candid acquires UK's Brand Potential
Candid announced that Brand Potential, a UK brand consultancy, is joining the Candid Platform. The founders of Brand Potential Mary Say, Tom Lovett, and Chris Molloy, will join the platform as partners of Candid.
MediaMonks acquires Italian creative content marketing agency Miyagi
S4Capital announced that Miyagi, the leading creative content marketing agency - integrating strategy, creativity and production - is merging with Media.Monks to form S4Capital's Content practice in Italy.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Reinventing advertising offerings
With corporate and brands committing more resources to advertising as the world gradually adapts to new normal post pandemic, advertising agencies are coming up with innovative offerings and getting into strategic partnerships to tap into the new ad opportunities.
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.
[Vacancy] ViacomCBS is looking for a Media Planning Manager
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Media Planning Manager
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.
[Vacancy] ViacomCBS is looking for a Programming Coordinator Nickelodeon
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Programming Coordinator Nickelodeon
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.
VICE Media Group names Kyle Pleva as Vice President of Communications
VICE Media Group, the global multi-platform media company, has announced the appointment of Kyle Pleva as the new Vice President of Corporate Communications for the US.
Dentsu International’s net Zero target validated
Dentsu International has announced it is one of the first companies in the world to have its net-zero target validated by the globally recognised Science Based Targets initiative.
[Vacancy] ViacomCBS is looking for a Media Planning Coordinator
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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.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Upsetting status quo with innovative offerings, partnerships
As the media, advertising and marketing landscape shifts, driven by evolving market needs, competition and technological advancements, companies are launching at innovative offerings in markets in a bid to upset the status quo.
WPP promotes GroupM’s Jennifer Remling to Global Chief People Officer
Jennifer will be responsible for all aspects of WPP’s people strategy and its critical role in the company’s continued transformation. She will oversee global rewards, talent management and acquisition, diversity, equity and inclusion, leadership development and learning on behalf of the company’s more than 100,000 people around the world.
Finsbury Glover Hering and Sard Verbinnen & Co to merge, creating global strategic communications outfit
The new firm will help clients achieve their missions and realise their business goals, with approximately 1,000 professionals operating from 25 offices in Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the United States, including its global headquarters in New York.
Michael Komasinski appointed Global CEO of marketing agency Merkle
Dentsu International has announced that Michael Komasinski is to be promoted to the role of Global Chief Executive Officer, Merkle and a member of the dentsu international executive team.
WPP and Snap Inc. launch Augmented Reality partnership
WPP and Snap Inc., the camera company behind Snapchat, have announced a global partnership to help brands build and deliver immersive experiences for consumers using Augmented Reality (AR).
Publicis Groupe appoints Laurent Thevenet as Head of Creative Technology for APAC & MEA regions
Publicis Groupe has continued to build its regional creative team with three key hires: Laurent Thevenet is joining as Head of Creative Technology for Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa (APAC & MEA), based in Singapore.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Incorporating Augmented Reality into advertising, marketing and commerce
Brands are stepping up the use of augmented reality to better connect with their customers and drive meaningful business results through AR.
[Vacancy] Logitech is looking for a Senior Demand Planner EMEA - Video Collaboration
Logitech is directly looking for a Senior Demand Planner EMEA - Video Collaboration
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.
WPP announces first successful applications to its Racial Equity Programme
WPP has announced the nine bold, audacious and creative new projects that have been chosen to help advance racial justice across the world as part of its Racial Equity Programme.
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.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Social media giants redefine future of content, e-commerce
Global social media powerhouses continue to evolve by tapping into opportunities that the tech space presents and are moving from being content platforms to digital commerce giants.
[Vacancy] Logitech is looking for a Senior Key Account Manager E-Tail
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[Vacancy] Logitech is looking for a Customer Supply Chain Amazon Collaboration Manager
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[Vacancy] Logitech is looking for a Business to Business Lead Benelux
Logitech is directly looking for a Business to Business Lead Benelux
WPP opens its new campus in Milan
WPP has marked the opening of its new Milan Campus, a modern and innovative hub bringing together 35 WPP agencies and 2,000 people into a single location.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Focus on minority content creators
Agencies, publishers and advertisers are changing tact and investing in minority content creators in a move geared towards creating a more equitable ecosystem.
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.
First global standards to ensure responsible marketing of alcohol by social media influencers launched
The world’s leading beer, wine, and spirits producers and global advertising, public relations, and influencer agencies have joined forces to establish common standards to prevent influencer marketing reaching minors.
Pijper Media partners with Outbrain to power recommended content
Outbrain, a leading recommendation platform for the open web, is proud to announce today its partnership agreement with Pijper Media, a renowned media owner in The Netherlands.
Intracto Group rebrands as iO
In the latest growth trajectory, Intracto Group - now iO - has brought together more than 25 strong agencies in recent years, uniting forces to take their clients’ communication and digital transformation to a higher level.
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.
WPP appoints new creative, data and regional leadership to its team supporting Ford
WPP has announced several senior executive appointments to strengthen further its leadership team servicing Ford Motor Company.
Media.Monks merges with Cashmere, expanding creative and culture capabilities
S4Capital, the tech-led, new age/new era digital advertising and marketing services company, has announced a merger between Cashmere and Media.Monks, which significantly expands the capabilities of both its content practice in the USA and global cultural strategy.
dentsu international and Malaria No More UK launch latest component to the Zero Malaria campaign
Dentsu’s global creative experience agency, Isobar, created the new AR Instagram filter to mark World Mosquito Day 2021.
De Beers appoints Havas Media Group as global media agency
The business will be run out of Havas Media Group UK’s luxury international unit, which also handles other prestigious luxury clients including Hermès, Credit Suisse and Fabergé.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Brands adopt niche positions to respond to market trends
As market dynamics shift driven by among other factors technological revolution and customers preferences, brands are creating new positions to respond to these trends.
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.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Activating innovative ad solutions to grow brands portfolio, expand customer base
As brands look to new and innovative ways of expanding their portfolio, expand to new markets and grow their customer base, they are embracing innovative advertising models and solutions with impressive results.
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.
Engine Media Holdings engages ICR to build out Investor Relations Programme
Engine provides sports and esports gaming experiences, along with media solutions focused on influencer marketing, gaming, data/analytics, and programmatic advertising.
WPP acquires AI technology company Satalia
Satalia is a global leader in enterprise AI and one of the UK’s fastest-growing tech companies, whose clients include BT, DFS, DS Smith, PwC, Gigaclear, Tesco and Unilever.
Dentsu expands global Google Technology Practice with two leadership appointments
dentsu international has appointed two senior leaders to its Global Google Technology practice; Alex Langshur will be the practice lead, with Seth Hammac appointed the practice growth lead.
Publicis Groupe named a Leader in loyalty services report by Independent Research Firm
With loyalty marketing spend booming, the report advises brands to increase their reliance on expertise from loyalty service providers that look at loyalty as an outcome, not necessarily just a program.
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Publicis Groupe announces retirement of Epsilon CEO Bryan Kennedy, John Giuliani appointed Executive Chairman
Kennedy will step down as CEO and transition into an Executive Strategic Advisor role, effective immediately, to provide guidance and ensure a smooth transition through the end of the year.
Kantar appoints two new global leaders to drive organic and inorganic growth
Kantar, the world’s data, insights and consulting company, has announced two new senior appointments in support of the next phase of company growth.
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.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: The rise and rise of global billboard and outdoor ad market
The global billboard and outdoor advertising market is poised to grow from $60.23 billion in 2020 to $66.63 billion in 2021 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.6%.
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.
ViacomCBS partners with Sky to launch Paramount+ in Europe
ViacomCBS Networks International (VCNI), a division of ViacomCBS Inc, and Sky, part of Comcast Corporation, announced that Paramount+ will launch on Sky platforms in the UK, Ireland, Italy, Germany, Switzerland and Austria (GSA) in 2022.
Intracto Group acquires Dutch creative agency Force451
Force451 embodies a new step in the growth trajectory of Intracto Group as an integrated full-service agency that aims to be the partner of choice for its clients, enabling them to excel in the domains of strategy, creation, content, marketing and technology.
Publicis Groupe and TikTok partner to help brands harness the power of community commerce
Publicis Groupe and TikTok have announced a global partnership to help brands tap into emerging shopping trends on TikTok.
Kantar to sell Reputation Intelligence business to Symphony Technology Group
Kantar, the data analytics and brand consulting group, has announced the proposed sale of its Reputation Intelligence business to software investor Symphony Technology Group “STG”.
[Vacancy] ViacomCBS is looking for an Executive Assistant Co-Production & Development
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[Vacancy] ViacomCBS is looking for an Operations Coordinator Transmission
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[Vacancy] Logitech is looking for a Customer Supply Chain Amazon Collaboration Manager
Logitech is directly looking for a Customer Supply Chain Amazon Collaboration Manager
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: UN picks top small businesses investing in “Good Food for All”
Fifty small- and medium-sized enterprises around the world have been announced as the Best Small Businesses of the “Good Food for All” competition, held in conjunction with the UN Food Systems Summit.
Dentsu International appoints Fred Levron as Global Chief Creative Officer
This executive role will see Levron leading the network’s holistic creative agenda and its portfolio of creative agencies worldwide.
Publicis Groupe acquires software as a service platform CitrusAd
Publicis Groupe has announced the acquisition of CitrusAd, a software as a service (SaaS) platform optimizing brands marketing performances directly within retailer websites.
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.
[Vacancy] ViacomCBS is looking for Audio/Video QC Coordinator
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