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Cyclone Picks PROI

Mon, Oct. 31, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

PROIDouala, Cameroon-based communication consultancy Cyclone has joined PROI Worldwide.

Bellwether Pitches for Panama

Thu, Oct. 13, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

PanamaPanama 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.

Italy’s Mailander Joins PROI

Tue, Oct. 11, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

PROIAdvisory and PR agency Mailander has joined global communications partnership PROI Worldwide.

Japan Entrusts Edelman with Media Relations

Tue, Oct. 4, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

EdelmanEdelman Japan has been hired to provide media relations support for the government's communication activities at international conferences and events. (1 reader comment)

Japan’s Vector Grabs Hawaii PR Firm PacRim

Fri, Sep. 23, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Dave ErdmanJapanese PR operation Vector Group has acquired Hawaii’s PacRim Marketing Group to create a $90M Asia-Pacific network with around 500 staffers.

Hotwire Expands Latin America Partnership

Wed, Sep. 21, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Vianews & HotwireTech 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.

Dentsu Acquires India’s Perfect PR

Mon, Sep. 19, 2016

By Greg Hazley

Perfect PRDentsu has acquired India’s Perfect Relations Group, a 500-staffer firm with outposts in 50 cities in India.

APO Moves into Middle East

Thu, Sep. 8, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

APOThe African Press Organization has launched a new press release distribution and monitoring service dedicated to the Middle East and North Africa regions.

Bell Resigns from Bell Pottinger

Fri, Aug. 26, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Tim BellTim Bell, the UK PR mogul behind global PR institution Bell Pottinger, has left the firm to start a new PR consulting venture next year.

Grayling Enters Iran

Tue, Aug. 2, 2016

By Editorial Staff

mina binaGrayling has signed an affiliate deal with Tehran-based PGT Advertising, a top PR and ad agency in the Islamic Republic.

Burson Forms Venezuela Unit Amid Turmoil

Tue, Jul. 26, 2016

By Editorial Staff

nicolas maduroAmid economic and political crisis in Venezuela, Burson-Marsteller has formed a specialty unit to advise clients on the business climate in the country.

Huntsworth Sees Modest Gains Amid Revamp

Tue, Jul. 26, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Huntsworth CompaniesLondon-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.

McBee Works Slovakia Strategy

Tue, Jul. 19, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

Slovak Republic McBee Strategic Consulting has been hired to provide media and communications strategy for the Embassy of the Slovak Republic.

DLPR Partners with MHP

Wed, Jul. 13, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

DLPRDukas Linden Public Relations has formed a partnership with London-based MHP Communications.

Honduras Calls Curley

Tue, Jul. 12, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

Honduras The government of the Republic of Honduras has hired Curley Company to inform U.S. audiences on developments and business opportunities in that Central American nation.

Worldcom Adds Four Partners

Thu, Jun. 30, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

WorldcomGlobal PR network Worldcom has added four new partners from four distinct corners of the globe.

PROI Adds Australia Agency

Tue, Jun. 14, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

PROIPROI Worldwide has widened its footprint in the Australia market with the addition of Melbourne-based PR and digital communications agency

Developing Multicultural Social Media Communities

Fri, Jun. 10, 2016

By Mari Escamilla

mari escamillaAs 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.