Kate James, who is leaving her post as chief communications officer of the Gates Foundation to join Pearson as chief corporate affairs officer, will give the 52nd annual Distinguished Lecture to the Institute for PR Nov. 21 at the Yale Club, New York.
Ingersoll Rand, the Ireland-incorporated global industrial conglomerate, has recruited veteran corporate communications exec Susana Duarte de Suarez to head communications for Allegion, the $2B security unit being spun off next month.
Not too long ago, the Wall Street Journal led the media cabal in trashing France as leader of the “axis of weasels” or the cheese-eating surrender monkeys. On Monday, the Journal kicked off the week with a lede editorial that carried the shocking headline, "Vive La France."
Huntsworth today reported a 0.9 percent dip in first-half revenues due to continued declines at its Grayling flagship, which accounts for 45 percent of group activity, and consumer-oriented Red (eight percent).
Just as tobacco executives can no longer deny the ill effects of smoking, the NFL can no longer deny the substantial risks to football players' heads. A review of Mark Fainaru-Wada and Steve Fainaru's League of Denial.
Tony Hayward, former BP chief and today’s Wall Street Journal cover boy for his oil drilling work in human rights-challenged regions of the world, gets a shout-out in Havas Worldwide’s just-released report about how trust and dynamism drive brand success.
“How to work with senior managers who defer to the legal function and the court of law rather than PR and the court of public opinion” was the title of a workshop at the PR Society of America conference Oct. 28 in Philadelphia. That is exactly the situation that Stephanie Cegielski, VP-PR of the Society, finds herself in.
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