Levick Strategic Communications has sued a large Pakistani fertilizer producer, seeking $400K in damages for breach of contract after the firm said it gave months of PR counsel without payment as Fatima sought state backing for a factory in Indiana amid concerns that its fertilizer is a key ingredient for improvised explosive devices in Afghanistan.
FleishmanHillard is repping the Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety, an entity comprised of 17 retailers such as Walmart, Gap, Carter’s, Macy’s, Sears, Target and Nordstrom that source clothing made in Bangladeshi factories.
Ogilvy PR collected a fee of $162,500 from the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region/Economic & Trade Office during the six-month period ended May, according to its end-of-June federal filing.
Jackie Brock-Doyle, who led communications and public affairs for London's successful 2012 Olympics, is slated to take the reins next month of Good Relations Group, the revamped global PR unit of Chime Communications following its sale of Bell Pottinger last year.
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