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C&W Makes Major Brazil Deal

Tue, Jan. 19, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Maquina Cohn & WolfeCohn & Wolfe has acquired Brazil's Grupo Maquina, creating a 240-staffer powerhouse.

Edelman Buys Germany's ergo Kommunikation

Thu, Dec. 3, 2015

By Jon Gingerich

ergo KommunikationEdelman has acquired German communications consultancy ergo Kommunikation, resulting in a new partnership to be titled Edelman.ergo.

Burson Takes on Turkish PM

Mon, Nov. 9, 2015

By Greg Hazley

Ahmet DavutogluAhmet Davutoglu, the newly minted prime minister of Turkey, has tabbed Burson-Marsteller to tackle his image in Europe.

Grayling to Power World Energy Congress PR

Thu, Oct. 8, 2015

By Greg Hazley

wecThe World Energy Congress, the triennial global energy sustainability confab, has plugged in Grayling to guide communications for the 2016 event slated for Istanbul.

Saudi Investment Authority Tabbed Edelman

Mon, Oct. 5, 2015

By Greg Hazley

Abdullatif-bin-Ahmed-Al-OthmanThe Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority engaged Edelman for PR support as it made a pitch that the Saudi economy is attractive for investment and diversifying in September.

Jones joins PROI

Mon, Sep. 28, 2015

By Jon Gingerich

Jones PROklahoma-based public affairs and communications agency Jones PR joined the world’s largest partnership of PR agencies.

Getting it Right in Fast-Growing African Market

Tue, Sep. 1, 2015

By Mitchell Prather

Mitchell PratherOne of the striking things about the state of the PR business in fast growing African market is the way in which global firms have been attempting – and failing – to build a presence there.

Putin's Spokesman Raises Eyebrows

Mon, Aug. 24, 2015

By Greg Hazley

peskovDmitry Peskov, spokesman and confidante of Russian President Vladimir Putin, is getting roasted by foreign media and Kremlin opposition after a family luxury yacht trip in Italy.

Toyota's Hamp Quits Top PR Post

Wed, Jul. 1, 2015

By Kevin McCauley

julie hampJulie Hamp, Toyota's PR chief, has resigned following her arrest two weeks ago for allegedly bringing illegal drugs into Japan.

Myners Sits in Edelman's UK Chair

Mon, Apr. 27, 2015

By Kevin McCauley

paul mynersPaul Myners, who chaired Huntsworth during its "turbulent" year capped by the departure of CEO Peter Chadlington and plummeting profit, has been tapped as chair of Edelman's UK operation.

Weber Shandwick Reports to UN

Tue, Mar. 10, 2015

By Greg Hazley

volunteerism reportWeber Shandwick has picked up a six-figure assignment from the United Nations to mount a campaign for the second State of the World’s Volunteerism Report, a global follow-up to the world body's landmark 2011 report.

Publicis Makes Epic PR Acquisition

Thu, Feb. 26, 2015

By Greg Hazley

msl groupPublicis Groupe has acquired South Africa's Epic Communications, a 50-staffer PR firm to be folded into MSLGroup.

Ketchum's Russia PR Work Shows 'Stigma' of Despot Clients is Gone

Tue, Jan. 6, 2015

By Greg Hazley

russiaKetchum's nine-year PR campaign for Russia is emblematic of a Washington PR and lobbying scene that no longer feels the stigma of "unsavory" foreign accounts, according to a 5,600-word feature on the relationship in Politico Magazine this month.