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Interpublic Merges Current and Creation

Thu, Apr. 4, 2019

By Steve Barnes

Michael RothInterpublic Group has merged two of its public relations brands: US-based consumer marketing agency Current Marketing and global communications agency Creation.

News of Firms: Kaplow Launches KaplowPurpose; 5W's Ronn Torossian Addresses Harvard Business School; the10company Gives Voice to Women

Fri, Mar. 15, 2019

By Steve Barnes

KaplowKaplow Communications has launched KaplowPurpose, a new practice to help brands connect with consumers in a meaningful way... 5W Public Relations CEO Ronn Torossian shared his insights with two classes at the Harvard Business School... the10company launches VOICES, leadership and communications coaching program for women executives.

Rauzon Reaches Summit

Wed, Mar. 13, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Ryan RauzonRyan Rauzon, one-time VP-communications at $20B infrastructure giant AECOM, has joined California’s Summit Strategy Group to lead its PA practice.

News of Firms: Konnect Connects with Denver; AMF Media Acquires NichePlus Digital; Purple Launches Purple Sport.

Wed, Mar. 13, 2019

By Steve Barnes

KonnectKonnect connects with Denver. Headed by Brandy Shuman, the outpost joins Konnect's offices in Los Angeles, New York and Austin... AMF Media Group acquires NichePlus Digital, which specializes in programmatic, SEM and customized digital campaigns... Purple launches Purple Sport with Manchester United's Chris Smalling and British race car driver Nic Hamilton among charter clients.

MSL's Dente Takes Creative Reins at BCW

Tue, Mar. 12, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Vincent DenteVincent Dente, who has more than 25 years of communications experience, has joined BCW as North America chief creative officer of the WPP unit.

Prophet Picks up Springbox

Thu, Mar. 7, 2019

By Jon Gingerich

ProphetBrand marketing consultancy Prophet has acquired Austin, TX-based digital agency Springbox.

News of Firms: Matter Communications Launches Matter Health; Golin Names Al Golin Fellows; Paragon PR Unveils Counterpoint; GLOBALHealthPR Adds Chile-Based Strategika

Thu, Mar. 7, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Matter HealthMatter Communications launches Matter Health under Ryan Lilly... Golin names four integrated marketing communications students Al Golin Fellows... Paragon PR unveils Counterpoint platform to discuss challenges/opportunies presented by disruptive technologies... GLOBALHealthPR adds Chile-based Strategika member.

Hunter Drops 'PR' from Name

Tue, Mar. 5, 2019

By Steve Barnes

Hunter logoHunter Public Relations is rebranding as Hunter. CEO Grace Leong said the change is meant to better reflect the diverse roster of marketing communications services offered by the firm, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary.

Caffin Runs Marathon's Editorial Push

Mon, Mar. 4, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Carol CaffinNew York’s Marathon Strategies has named Carol Caffin its first editorial director to oversee content development and creation of presentations, media plans and proposals.

SJR Tabbed 'Green Book' for Big Oscar Night

Tue, Feb. 26, 2019

By Steve Barnes

Green BookSJR, WPP's content shop, used its Strategic Storytelling Index, which measures the emotional and intellectual magnetism of brand stories, to correctly predict that “Green Book” and “Bohemian Rhapsody” would have a big night at Sunday’s Oscar ceremony. (1 reader comment)

News of Firms: W2O Expands Future Leaders in Healthcare Fellowship Program; KYNE Opens in London; Sacred Heart University Teams with SAS Data, Biz Intelligence Shop

Tue, Feb. 26, 2019

By Steve Barnes

Largrant FoundationW2O has extended and expanded its $50,000 three-year commitment to the Future Leaders in Healthcare Fellowship Program, a joint project between it and The LAGRANT Foundation... KYNE has bolsters its presence in Europe with the establishment of a London office... Sacred Heart University is the first college to offer the SAS Joint Certificate Program in Digital Marketing. SAS specializes in analytics, business intelligence and data management.