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Penn Schoen Berland Picks MacKenzie

Thu., Jun. 9, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

mackenzieBurson-Marsteller polling outfit Penn Schoen Berland has hired Jack MacKenzie to lead the firm’s global media and entertainment practice.

Hilowitz Helms Comms for Ready Pac

Thu., Jun. 9, 2016

By Editorial Staff

hilowitzAlan Hilowitz, former senior director of global communications for Mattel, has moved to packaged produced purveyor Ready Pac Foods as director of corporate communications.

Healthcare Outreach for Aging Hispanics

Thu., Jun. 9, 2016

By Katie Mahony and Cynthia McFarlane

mahoney, mcfarlaneOlder Hispanics, a demographic which has been traditionally underrepresented and excluded from critical health conversations, provide a unique opportunity for the healthcare marketing industry to make a major impact on national care.

Coach IR, Comms Chief is Interim CFO

Thu., Jun. 9, 2016

By Editorial Staff

andrea resnickAndrea Shaw Resnick, global head of investor relations and corporate communications for handbag retailer Coach, has been named interim CFO of the company on the exit of Jane Hamilton Nielsen.

Johnson Joins 3rd Coast

Wed., Jun. 8, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

rachel madden johnsonRachel Madden Johnson has joined 3rd Coast Public Relations to fill the position of account supervisor.

Kern Tunes in to Crown Media

Wed., Jun. 8, 2016

By Editorial Staff

mark kernVeteran TV network PR exec Mark Kern has tuned in to Crown Media Family Networks to oversee corporate communications and program publicity.

Airline Advocates for Privatized Airport Screening

Wed., Jun. 8, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

JetBlueJetBlue has hired Washington, D.C. government relations firm Van Scoyoc Associates for lobbying help regarding the Transportation Security Administration’s Screening Partnership Program.

Top Levick, Dutko Exec to Prosper Group

Wed., Jun. 8, 2016

By Editorial Staff

mark irionMark Irion, former president of Levick and CEO of Dutko Worldwide, has joined M&A consulting firm Prosper Group in Washington as a senior advisor.

Lawsuits, Scandalized Biz Associates, Hit MWW Group

Wed., Jun. 8, 2016

By Jack O'Dwyer

Michael KempnerMWW Group, which is suing McDonald’s for $5.2M and is itself being sued for $830,177 by two suppliers, also is getting bad ink by ties to lobbyist Patricia Lynch and ex-Congressman Anthony Weiner. (2 reader comments)

 

Shareholders Rebuke Sorrell on Pay

Wed., Jun. 8, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Martin SorrellOne-third of WPP shareholders voted against CEO Martin Sorrell's $102M compensation package, a symbolic pushback against the marketing conglomerate's founder and chief. (1 reader comment)

Saying Goodbye to Bernie Sanders

Tue., Jun. 7, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

Bernie SandersBernie Sanders’ legion of supporters were outraged by the media’s decision on Monday evening to project Hillary Clinton the presumptive Democratic nominee, one day before polls opened in several late primary contests. (1 reader comment)

Westhampton Lawyer Signs Flawed, Concealed Eruv Deal

Tue., Jun. 7, 2016

By Jack O'Dwyer

ConstitutionWesthampton Beach outside counsel Brian Sokoloff has signed a deal with the East End Eruv Assn. allegedly giving it permanent permission to put Jewish religious symbols on 46 telephone poles on public property.