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Mon., Jan. 5, 2015
SSPR Chief Simon Dies at 67
By Kevin McCauley
 
steve simonSteve Simon founder/CEO of SSPR in the Chicago area (Northfield) died Jan. 4 from complications from amyloidosis. He was 67.
Category: PR Firms
Tue., Dec. 30, 2014
Fischer Finds Finn Post
By Kevin McCauley
 
Rafi Fischer, a 10-year PR pro, has joined Finn Partners in Israel responsible for its technology clients.
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Mon., Dec. 29, 2014
Mechlin Goes to Griffin
By Kevin McCauley
 
victoria mechlinVictoria Mechlin has signed on at Georgetown-based Griffin & Co. as director of client services.
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Wed., Dec. 24, 2014
Fernandez Sits in APCO's NA Chair
By Kevin McCauley
 
Nelson FernandezNelson Fernandez, managing director of APCO Worldwide's New York office, has been upped to North America chair at the Washington-based shop.
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Tue., Dec. 23, 2014
Havas Acquires Formula PR
By Greg Hazley
 
formulaFrench marketing conglomerate Havas has acquired New York-based PR agency Formula with an eye on boosting its North American reach alongside Havas PR.
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Mon., Dec. 22, 2014
Ex-H&K CEO Taaffe Takes Huntsworth Helm
By Kevin McCauley
 
paul taaffePaul Taaffe, who served eight years at the helm of Hill & Knowlton, is taking over for Peter Chadlington, 72, as CEO of Huntsworth.
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Wed., Dec. 17, 2014
Fenton Sells Out
By Kevin McCauley
 
david fentonDavid Fenton has sold Fenton Communications, a leading progressive PR firm, after a 33-year run.
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Mon., Dec. 15, 2014
Steinreich Joins Steinreich
By Kevin McCauley
 
Ariella Steinreich has joined Steinreich Communications of Fort Lee (NJ) as media relations director.
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Mon., Dec. 15, 2014
China's BlueFocus Acquires Citizen Relations
By Kevin McCauley
 
China's BlueFocus Communications has acquired Citizen Relations, which has more than 200 staffers in the US, Canada and UK.
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Thu., Dec. 11, 2014
FH's Naru Marches to B-M
By Kevin McCauley
 
stephen naruSteve Naru, who headed FleishmanHillard's global media practice, has left for Burson-Marsteller as US media relations head
Category: PR Firms
Wed., Dec. 10, 2014
Real Estate PR Vet Lewis Dies at 89
By Kevin McCauley
 
dick lewisDick Lewis, founder of 54-year-old Lewis & Assocs. real estate firm in Los Angeles, died Nov. 21 following a short battle with cancer. He was 89.
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Wed., Dec. 3, 2014
Ketchum Snags Fenton Pro
By Kevin McCauley
 
Cheryl Damian, a veteran of corporate social responsibility heavyweights Fenton Communications and Cone, has shifted to Ketchum.
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Tue., Dec. 2, 2014
ASGK Gets Devine
By Kevin McCauley
 
maura devineMaura Devine has sold DevinePR to Chicago-based ASGK Public Strategies, which was co-founded by former White House advisor David Axelrod.
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Fri., Nov. 21, 2014
Staples Succeeds CEO Kraus at APCO
By Kevin McCauley
 
margery krausAPCO's international president will succeed Margery Kraus as CEO of the No. 2 independent firm on Jan. 5.
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Wed., Nov. 19, 2014
Cornish Takes B-M/US COO Post
By Kevin McCauley
 
cornishNicole Cornish, CEO of Direct Impact grassroots operation, has shifted into the COO slot at Burson-Marsteller's US region, a new position.
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Wed., Nov. 19, 2014
Cooney/Waters Group Rebrands
By Kevin McCauley
 
cooney watersCooney/Waters Group is now Cooney Waters Unlimited as parent company UK-based Creston plc unveils the Creston Unlimited umbrella to join its various operating units.
Category: PR Firms
Tue., Nov. 18, 2014
Edelman's Bodner to Lead Grayling Consumer Push in US
By Greg Hazley
 
jennifer babbit bodnerDeputy general manager for Edelman's southeast region moves to Grayling US in a new role as the established European tech firm looks to grow a consumer PR business stateside. 
Category: PR Firms
Mon., Nov. 17, 2014
Labor Dept. Vet Heads to Edelman
By Kevin McCauley
 
ofelia casillasOfelia Casillas, who was public engagement director at the Labor Dept., will join Edelman in Chicago on Dec. 1.
Category: PR Firms
Fri., Nov. 14, 2014
Ruder Finn Sues GCI Over Healthcare Staff, Clients
By Greg Hazley
 
suitRuder Finn sued GCI Health and five former RF staffers on Oct. 28, alleging GCI is trying to build up its healthcare PR business by "raiding" Ruder Finn employees and using those staffers to solicit RF clients.
Category: PR Firms
Tue., Nov. 11, 2014
Detroit Emergency Manager's PR Man Joins Finn Partners
By Kevin McCauley
 
nowlingBill Nowling, who served a 20-month stint as PR chief for Detroit's emergency manager Kevyn Orr, has been named senior partner in Finn Partner's new outpost in the Motor City.
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