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Last Updated: Tue., Jan. 25, 2022 @ 11:48 am

On the Move: FleishmanHillard Hires Plonner for Financial/Professional Services Post

Tue., Jan. 25, 2022

By Steve Barnes

Kirsten PlonnerFleishmanHillard hires Kirsten Plonner as global managing director of financial and professional services, a newly created role... Bluemercury, a luxury beauty product and retail spa chain, brings on Hilton's Betsen Philip as vice president of marketing... MP&F Strategic Communications promotes Knight Stivender to partner... Good Relations names Emma Silverman SVP and Toby Leston associate director in the London-based firm’s New York office.

FTI Consulting Snags Abernathy MacGregor's Tucker

Tue., Jan. 25, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Patrick TuckerFTI Consulting has named Patrick Tucker senior managing director and Americas head of mergers/acquisitions & activism for the strategic communications practice.

How Clothes Can Make the Communicator

Tue., Jan. 25, 2022

By Mikara Reid

Mikara ReidAre you leading with the full potential of your image? What you put on can give others a powerful first message before you say a word.

Gagnier Pedals Blackwells Ride at Peloton

Mon., Jan. 24, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

PelotonGagnier Communications works for Blackwells Capital as it calls on Peloton’s board to fire CEO John Foley and put the exercise machine company on the auction block.

Creating a Resilient Culture

Mon., Jan. 24, 2022

By Katherine Bosley, Angela Hoague, Kylie Munnelly

Katherine Bosley, Angela Hoague and Kylie MunnellyWhy resilience remains the quality that enables an organization’s leaders to most effectively respond in challenging times.

PR's Top Pros Talk: Cath Anderson

Mon., Jan. 24, 2022

By Steve Barnes

O'Dwyer's/DS Simon Video Interview Series: Cath Anderson, CityBlock Health head of communications
CityBlock head of communications Cath Anderson talks with Doug Simon about how communications pros can lay the groundwork for career success, and why it's important to lead with vulnerability, on the latest "PR's Top Pros Talk" video interview.

On the Move: Horizon Media Names Smith-Wilson Chief Marketing & Equity Officer

Mon., Jan. 24, 2022

By Steve Barnes

Latraviette Smith-WilsonHorizon Media names Latraviette Smith-Wilson chief marketing and equity officer, a newly created role... Forefront Communications hires Jed Hamilton as SVP and head of client service. He was at ICR Inc... The Recording Academy recruits John Loken of Endeavor/IMG Events as EVP of marketing.

BerlinRosen Gets Cash Infusion

Fri., Jan. 21, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

BerlinRosenO2 Investment Partners has taken an investment position in New York-based BerlinRosen to power its next phase of growth.

Commentary

Ivanka Trump Longs for the Halycon Days of 2017

Fri., Jan. 21, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Ivanka TrumpIvanka Trump longs for the good old days in DC when her biggest concern was Nordstrom dropping her clothing line... Donald Trump throws PR shade at Hong Kong & Shanghai Bank... Mighty Unilever stumbles on the PR front.

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Glassman Counsels Mexico on Trade Matters

Fri., Jan. 21, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

James GlassmanJames Glassman, writer/consultant who served as US propaganda chief during George W. Bush’s administration, is providing “perception management” advice to Mexico on improving its ties with the US.

South Dakota Issues Tourism Marketing RFP

Fri., Jan. 21, 2022

By Jon Gingerich

South DakotaThe Mount Rushmore State is seeking an agency that can promote South Dakota as a travel destination in regional, national, and international markets.