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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.
London-based Hunstworth reported first half revenues rose four percent to £86.6 million as its health, consumer and financial PR operations offset ongoing US restructuring and struggles in the Middle East and Africa.
As the U.S. population continues to grow in both numbers and diversity, the need for brands to understand those communities and build inclusive, multicultural social spaces has become more prominent.
Allison+Partners today has acquired Germany-based technology agency Higher Ground Communications.
Media fragmentation, strong growth in emerging markets and recovering ad budgets have driven revenue growth for global PR agencies. So how do global PR firms choose where to operate, and which areas of the world are growing fastest for PR right now?