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Last Updated: Wed., Jul. 17, 2024 @ 9:09 am

Omnicom's Q2 Revenues Rise 6.8%

Wed., Jul. 17, 2024

By Kevin McCauley

OmincomOmnicom posted a 6.8 percent rise in Q2 revenues to $3.9B, and a 7.3 percent drop in operating income to $510.3M. The PR operation turned in a sluggish performance.

Greenbelt Wants EcoDev Blueprint

Tue., Jul. 16, 2024

By Kevin McCauley

GreenbeltGreenbelt, a city of 24K in Maryland’s Prince George’s County, wants proposals for an economic development and marketing plan to help it rebound from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Alex Stanton Dies at 70

Tue., Jul. 16, 2024

By Kevin McCauley

Alex StantonAlex Stanton, a veteran corporate, financial and marketing PR executive, died on July 9. He was 70.

FGS Global's Maibaum Moves to Brunswick Group

Tue., Jul. 16, 2024

By Steve Barnes

Andrea MaibaumAndrea Maibaum, who has most recently led FGS Global’s European ESG team as a managing director, will be joining Brunswick Group's Frankfurt office in October.

Accounts in Transit: Three Cheers to Pitch Louis Latour

Tue., Jul. 16, 2024

By Steve Barnes

Louis LatourThree Cheers, a 360PR+ agency, signs on as agency for Burgundy wine producer Louis Latour in the US market... CIIC PR adds Mexico City’s Alexander Hotel to its luxury hospitality portfolio... Cessie C. Communications picks up MDA Hospitality Solutions, which designs, develops and delivers comprehensive training programs for employees... The James Collective is named AOR for Stewart Cellars and their sister brand, Guthrie Family Wines.

On the Move: Trident DMG Hires FH's Hennessey

Tue., Jul. 16, 2024

By Steve Barnes

Lydia HennesseyTrident DMG appoints FleishmanHillard's Lydia Hennessey as a director... Dukas Linden Public Relations, promotes Judy Speicher to senior vice president... Breach Secure Now, a provider of comprehensive cybersecurity, AI and productivity solutions, names Dan Dufault as VP of marketing.

Oklahoma's Audit Office Seeks PR Boost

Mon., Jul. 15, 2024

By Kevin McCauley

Oklahoma Office of the State Auditor & Inspector GeneralThe Oklahoma Office of the State Auditor and Inspector is looking to hire a firm to establish a comprehensive communications strategy.

Adapting to Global Geopolitical Shifts

Mon., Jul. 15, 2024

By Brad Staples

Brad StaplesBusinesses operating in today’s fragmented global landscape face increasingly complex challenges, underscoring the crucial role they play in achieving meaningful impact.

PR Leaders Call for Civility

Mon., Jul. 15, 2024

By Kevin McCauley

Partnership for New York CityPR leaders signed the Partnership for New York's statement calling for civility in the wake of the assassination attempt of Donald Trump.