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Last Updated: Mon., Feb. 19, 2018 @ 2:06 pm

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News of PR Firms

Mon, Feb. 19, 2018

By Steve Barnes

Sharon MurphyWilson Hartnell, Ireland’s largest PR firm, has named Sharon Murphy chief executive effective April 2, succeeding Brian Bell.....Ralf Hering, founder of Hering Schuppener, one of Germany's top corporate PR firms, dies at 61....Lou Hammond Group president Terry Gallagher will receive the Winthrop W. Grice Award for PR at HSMAI's Adrian Awards program on Feb. 20.

McNeely to Step Down at MP&F, Launch New Firm

Thu, Feb. 15, 2018

By Jon Gingerich

Mark McNeelyMark McNeely will step down from his role as MP&F Public Relations senior partner, and now plans to launch a new firm, McNeely Brockman PR.

News of Firms

Thu, Feb. 15, 2018

By Steve Barnes

Kimberly EberlMotion PR merges with AgencyMSI... RepEquity rebrands as REQ... Spectrum Science Communications teams with Tickr, data visualization firm.

Weber Snags Under Armour's Creative Guru

Thu, Feb. 15, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Chris FergusonChris Ferguson, who was senior global creative director at Under Armour, has joined Weber Shandwick’s DC office as executive creative director.

 

Riggs Exits MWWPR

Thu, Feb. 15, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Mark RiggsMark Riggs, who joined MWWPR as senior VP last May, is no longer with the independent firm.

News of PR Firms

Tue, Feb. 13, 2018

By Steve Barnes

Rosy McGillanPorter Novelli launches Purpose Practice... Worldcom Public Relations Group adds Keating & Assocs and Providence Consulting Inc. to line-up... Peppercomm's west coast president Ann Barlow elected chair of Watermark, Bay Area organization dedicated to boosting number of women in leadership posts.

Wolin Succeeds Gilchrist as Brunswick CEO

Thu, Feb. 8, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Neal WolinBrunswick Group today named senior counselor Neal Wolin CEO, succeeding Susan Gilchrist, who slides into the global clients chair slot. He'll be based in DC. (1 reader comment)

SKDKnick Hires Wilson for LA

Thu, Feb. 8, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Heather WilsonSKDKnickerbocker has recruited Heather Wilson as managing director in its Los Angeles office. She’ll handle corporate/financial communications, crisis, litigation, PA and media strategy.

News of PR Firms

Tue, Feb. 6, 2018

By Steve Barnes

David TamasiChartwell Strategy Group opens in DC with government relations, risk management, strategic comms. savvy... Kite Hill PR acquires Cutler PR, tech firm in New York, Tel Aviv... Dodge Communications, healthcare firm, combines with AVID Design to form MERGE Atlanta.

Beckerman Acquires Chicago Digital

Tue, Feb. 6, 2018

By Jon Gingerich

BeckermanHackensack, NJ-based marketing and PR shop Beckerman has acquired marketing agency Chicago Digital.

Burson-Marsteller Hires O'Brien, Ex-Kerry Aide

Fri, Jan. 26, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Drew O'BrienDrew O'Brien, ex-aide to Secretary of State John Kerry, has joined Burson-Marsteller in Boston as managing director/ global lead on the Bank of America account.

Weber Shandwick's Giuda Exits for Team Trump

Fri, Jan. 26, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Michelle GiudaMichelle Giuda, Weber Shandwick's senior VP-global corporate communications, is exiting her post for a State Dept. job. (1 reader comment)

Prosek Plants Flag in Boston

Thu, Jan. 25, 2018

By Jon Gingerich

Prosek PartnersFinancial PR firm Prosek Partners plans to open a new office in Boston next month.

News of Firms

Wed, Jan. 24, 2018

By Steve Barnes

Rich KatzBuffalo.Agency launches Buffalo.Bureau, a newsroom-style integration of PR, branding and analytics… Blink OnDemand Crisis PR releases crisis planning & response software… BackBay Communications returns as sponsor of Venture Capital & Private Equity Conference... Spry app is launched to bring structure of gig economy to PR firms.

News of Firms

Mon, Jan. 22, 2018

By Steve Barnes

rbb logorbb Communications forms Reputation & Risk Advisors crisis/issues management unit… She Runs It presents Impact Awards Jan. 25 to honor women of adland… Brand-News-Team launches drone service for visuals, aerial story-telling.

News of Firms

Wed, Jan. 17, 2018

By Steve Barnes

Neil FooteCommunicationsMatch, PR search firm, teams with National Black PR Society in bid to bolster diversity in PR sector… InkHouse forms GoodInk CSR arm… Germinder + Assocs. launches “Power of Pink: A Personal Story” initiative focused on women’s storytelling… Thorn Run Partners unveils TRP Engage platform for government relations.

News of Firms

Thu, Jan. 11, 2018

By Steve Barnes

Amy BinderRF|Binder joins forces with Cheer Partners, employee communications shop... GLOBALHealthPR adds Johannesburg's F/NE to global network... Montieth & Co. provides pro bono services to Global Fund for Children UK Trust.

News of Firms

Wed, Jan. 10, 2018

By Steve Barnes

Ishviene AroraVested acquires Templars Communications, London financial PR shop... Vianovo of Austin forms philanthropy & causes practice... Claritas scoops up Geoscape International multicultural business intelligence outfit.

News of Firms

Tue, Jan. 9, 2018

By Steve Barnes

Vuki VujasinovicAussie firm Sling & Stone opens Los Angeles outpost... The O'Hara Project adopts Adaptive Training Foundation as 2018 pro bono client... Crosby Marketing Communications' Ralph Crosby gives tips to budding student authors.

Ruder Finn Ropes in Ryan

Thu, Jan. 4, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Laura RyanRuder Finn has hired Laura Ryan, a 20-year PR veteran, for the executive VP post in its corporate communications practice.