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Qatar, which is locked into a messy political squabble with its Persian Gulf State neighbors including Saudi Arabia, tapped former Attorney General John Ashcroft's firm for compliance and US government/media work.
The 2016 U.S. election, Brexit and the political gains of nationalist parties across Europe underscore harrowing times for multinationals.
As ongoing political and economic developments continue to complicate our international business climate, the world’s largest global PR networks attest that the practice of delivering effective brand messaging to audiences in widely varied locations presents its own evolving set of challenges.
Saudi Arabia spent $270K in payments at Donald Trump's Washington hotel as part of its lobbying campaign against terrorism legislation handled by Qorvis/MSLGroup. (2 reader comments)
Panama has hired Bellwether Strategies for outreach and media relations work as that government mounts a global communications response to the “Panama Papers” scandal that made global headlines earlier this year.
Tech specialist Hotwire PR, in an ongoing bid to counter large global agencies, has aligned with Latin American PR operation VIANEWS of Brazil in an exclusive partnership that builds on less formal ties between the firms over the past five years.
Weber Shandwick chairman Jack Leslie has been appointed to serve on an advisory council that will make recommendations on President Obama’s business initiatives in Africa.