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MikeWorldWide Highlights Ukrainian Refugee Crisis

Fri, Nov. 4, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

BGKPoland's national bank signs MikeWorldWide to $3M pact to highlight the humanitarian crisis triggered by Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Poland is hosting the most Ukrainian refugees, 1.4M people.

Turks & Caicos Calls in FGS Global for Crisis Work

Mon, Oct. 24, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Turks and CaicosTurks & Caicos Islands has hired FGS Global for crisis duty to deal with the "reputational impact" triggered by wave of murders including a vacationing American.

H+K Crafts Crisis Plan for Pemex Unit

Thu, Sep. 29, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

PemexHill+Knowlton Strategies has been hired to provide “an all-inclusive crisis communications and training plan” for a Texas refinery that is owned by Mexico’s state-owned oil company, Petroleos Mexicanos.

WPP Promotes Ukraine's Economic Comeback

Tue, Aug. 23, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

UkraineWPP’s Group M Worldwide is handling Ukraine’s Ministry of Culture and Information Policy’s “Advantage Ukraine” campaign to promote confidence among businesses, investors and policymakers that the battered country will recover from the Russian invasion.

Washington Commanders Beef Up Defense

Thu, Jul. 21, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

CommandersThe Washington Commanders National Football League team has added Harbinger Strategies and Cyprus Advocacy to its roster to handle matters related to a Congressional probe into the team’s alleged toxic workplace culture.

Uber's Ex-European Lobbyist Spilled the Beans

Mon, Jul. 11, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Mark McGannMark MacGann, who was Uber’s chief European lobbyist from 2014 to 2016, outed himself as the whistleblower who leaked 124K documents to the Guardian that documented the ridesharing company’s aggressive tactics in Europe.


FGH Reps Tenaris as it Settles Bribe Charges

Fri, Jun. 3, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

TenarisFinsbury Glover Hering represents Tenaris, Luxembourg-based steel pipe company, as it agrees to pay $78M to settle SEC allegations that it violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act via a Brazilian bribery scheme.

Qorvis Reps Ukraine’s Top Oligarch

Mon, May 23, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Rinat AkhmetovQorvis Communications has signed on to represent SCM Consulting, which is a unit of the largest financial and industrial group in Ukraine. SCM's assets include the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol.

Al Jazeera Blames Israel for Death of its Journalist

Wed, May 11, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

ShireenAbuAklehAl Jazeera says Israel is responsible for the murder of its journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, who was killed while covering an IDF raid on a Palestinian refugee camp in the West Bank.


Global Strategy Group Admits it Goofed

Thu, Apr. 14, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

AmazonGlobal Strategy Group, a Democratic polling firm with union clients, admits it was dumb to represent Amazon as it sought to crush an organizing drive at its JFK8 warehouse on Staten Island.

Mercury Conducts US Outreach for Ukrainian NGO

Thu, Mar. 17, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Jake DilemaniMercury Public Affairs is conducting US outreach for GloBee International about the plight of the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv, which has suffered a constant barrage of Russian shelling and missile assaults that has killed at least 500 civilians.


Sitrick's Becker Moves to FTI Consulting

Tue, Mar. 15, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Tom BeckerTom Becker, head of the New York office of crisis shop Sitrick And Company, has joined FTI Consulting’s strategic communications practice.

Ex-UK PM Brown Taps Dilenschneider Pro for Op-Ed

Thu, Mar. 10, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Gordon BrownPhil Revzin, senior counselor at The Dilenschneider Group, helped former UK prime minister Gordon Brown prepare his March 10 op-ed calling for the US to back European leaders who want Russian president Vladimir Putin to be prosecuted for the slaughter in Ukraine.


FBI Alleges Russian Promoter is Spy

Wed, Mar. 9, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Elena BransonUS prosecutors have charged the New York-based brains behind the “I Love Russia” promo push with spying for Moscow and dealing directly with president Putin.


Torossian Resigns as CEO of 5W PR

Sat, Mar. 5, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Ronn TorossianRonn Torossian has resigned as CEO of 5W Public Relations after various reports that he secretly owned a news site and used it to hammer competitive firms.


WPP Exits Russia

Fri, Mar. 4, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

WPPWPP announced today that it is discontinuing operations in Russia due to Vladimir Putin’s decision to invade Ukraine, which has created a humanitarian crisis in Europe.

CNN's Gollust Resigns CMO Post

Wed, Feb. 16, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Allison GollustAllison Gollust, CNN's chief marketing officer, steps down from her post amid the turmoil at the WarnerMedia unit.