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BGR Group Snags Bytedance’s Urban

Tue, Apr. 12, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

David UrbanBGR Group has hired David Urban, executive VP of North American corporate affairs for China’s ByteDance, as managing director.

Garvey Strategies Talks for Turkey

Thu, Mar. 24, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Tayyip ErdoganGarvey Strategies is providing government relations services to Turkey’s Washington embassy under a one-year agreement worth $180K.

Van Aucker Group Talks for Turkey

Wed, Jan. 5, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

TurkeyVan Aucker Group has inked a one-year contract to bolster US political ties with Turkey and to create a positive image of Turks.


Hugo Boss Gets Fierce on Sourcing

Thu, Dec. 23, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

Hugo BossFierce Government Relations has picked up German luxury fashion brand Hugo Boss for DC work on international sourcing and supply chain matters.

Dell's Thompson Takes Kyndryl Post

Tue, Dec. 14, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

Terrence ThompsonTerrence Thompson, who was director of government relations at Dell Technologies, has joined Kyndryl, which is the spin-off of IBM’s IT infrastructure unit, as VP-government affairs.

Project Veritas Taps Ex-Pence Aide For FBI Raid

Wed, Dec. 8, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

Mark PaolettaProject Veritas is using Mark Paoletta, ex-counsel to vice president Mike Pence, to inform members of Congress of the FBI Nov. 6 raid of the Mamaroneck home of its founder & conservative activist James O’Keefe.

Boston Archdiocese Taps Brownstein Hyatt for BBB Push

Mon, Dec. 6, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

Archdiocese of BostonThe Archdiocese of Boston has retained Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck to push for changes in the childcare provisions of president Biden’s “Build Back Better” program. It claims the bill as written would drive it out of the early childhood education business.

Ogilvy Drives Carvana’s DC Outreach

Tue, Nov. 23, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

CarvanaOgilvy Government Relations is representing Carvana, the fast-growing online used car dealer, on data privacy and security matters.

Land O'Lakes Relies on FGH

Fri, Nov. 12, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

LandOLakesFinsbury Glover Hering is representing Land O’Lakes food cooperative on agricultural sustainability and rural broadband issues.

Invariant Picks Up National Retail Federation

Mon, Nov. 8, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

NRFInvariant has signed on the National Retail Federation as the world’s largest retail association gears up for what it hopes to be a record holiday shopping season.

D'Amato's Firm Powers Hydro-Quebec Push

Mon, Nov. 1, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

Alphonse D'AmatoFormer New York Senator Al D’Amato’s Park Strategies has signed on to represent Hydro-Quebec and its bid to construct a 340-mile transmission line to carry hydropower energy to NYC.

Cornerstone Recruits Cleveland Clinic Alum

Wed, Oct. 13, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

Carlos JacksonCornerstone Government Affairs has added Carlos Jackson, who has more than 20 years of experience in forging relationships between healthcare organizations and policymakers.

Livingston Seeks Justice for Sikhs

Thu, Sep. 23, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

Bob LivingstonFormer House Speaker-designate Bob Livingston is representing New York-based Sikhs for Justice on issues related to the intimidation and harassment of US citizens of Sikh ethnicity for expressing their personal and political views.


Ogilvy Keeps ASML in the Chips

Mon, Aug. 30, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

ASMLOgilvy Government Relations is handling the US unit of Dutch semiconductor company ASML Holding NV as it deals with the impact of the global shortage of chips due to increased COVID-19 pandemic-triggered demand.

Fowler Sails to NMMA

Mon, Aug. 16, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

Tillie FowlerThe National Marine Manufacturers Association has named Tillie Fowler, who spent six years as top lobbyist for Boeing’s commercial aviation division, senior VP-government relations.

BGR Smokes Out DC for Canadian Cannabis Co.

Fri, Aug. 13, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

CaptorBGR Government Affairs is representing Captor Capital Corp., a Toronto-based investment firm that is scouting for cannabis opportunities.

FTI Government Affairs Hops on FlixBus

Tue, Jul. 27, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

FlixBusFTI Government Affairs is monitoring DC developments related to transportation and infrastructure legislation for FlixBus Inc.