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Kevin Roberts, 20-year Publicis vet who resigned last year after making deprecatory remarks about women, has joined Beattie Communications, London, as chairman.
Tadishi Ishii, CEO of Dentsu, ad/PR firm with $1.67 trillion in income and 47,300 employees, resigned Dec. 25 after 24-year-old Matsuri Takahashi committed suicide, claiming overwork. (1 reader comment)
BoardroomPR president Julie Talenfeld and her husband Howard have donated $25K to the first-ever South Florida Holocaust Museum as BoardroomPR celebrate 25 years in business.
Mike Paul, an independent New York PR counselor since 1994 after posts at Hill+Knowlton Strategies and Burson-Marsteller, has sold his firm to freelancers to join Publicis Media, part of Publicis Group, as head of corporate communications.
Senior VP in Edelman's New York consumer marketing practice moves to Carmichael Lynch Relate as client services director and senior partner of the Minneapolis-based firm.
The Ministry of Tourism of Israel has moved its North American PR account, reportedly worth a half million, from Geoffrey Weill Assocs., New York, to MWWPR, headed by Michael Kempner, a fundraiser for Hillary Clinton. (1 reader comment)
John Buckley, a 35-year political and corporate communicator most recently serving as managing director for The Harbour Group, has shifted to Subject Matter in Washington as the firm's first CEO.