PR & Company's founder and CEO, Pat Reilly, will join Fenton as a senior strategic consultant.
The PR segment experienced a revenue drop in its first earnings report since Omnicom CEO John Wren said the holding company was "adjusting some of the leadership at its PR firms" after a disappointing Q2.
The veteran of Apple and Twitter had a short stint as chair of Edelman's technology sector. Sanjay Nair has replaced her in the agency role.
The firm was founded in 2016 by Thomas Walek.
The group will work alongside the PR Council's board of directors.
British Airways is contacting a number of large agencies, including incumbents Grayling, Action and Meropa, about its global PR support and crisis management, PRWeek has learned.
HL Group is supporting the beauty brand's Nude Is Not Beige campaign.
Former Brunswick Group U.S. senior partner Steve Lipin has launched Gladstone Place Partners with staffers from his former shop, as well as veterans of Kekst and Company, FTI Consulting, and Prosek Partners.
Accenture has poached OMD EMEA president Nikki Mendonça for a global role as president of intelligent marketing operations.
HSBC has appointed Barclaycard director of external comms Helen Lacey to the newly created role of head of media relations for its global retail banking and wealth management division.
The firm discontinued its recently inked deal with the film studio following allegations of sexual harassment against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein.
Seventeen of Bell Pottinger's 22-strong crisis comms team are joining a new agency launched by its former crisis and litigation chief Stuart Leach and Pagefield founder Mark Gallagher - as other agencies snap up employees of the collapsed business.
ICCO, the umbrella body for national PR trade associations, has called on the global industry to stand by 10 principles of ethical behaviour.
The office is currently led by account director Daniella Alkobi, with plans to expand.
The Omnicom agency called sexual harassment allegations against the film studio boss "certainly troubling" on Thursday.
The organization brought on the WPP firm to mitigate negative coverage of the tourist destination after a State Department warning.
The videos will feature women from several business sectors telling talking about their journey to the top.
Hill+Knowlton Strategies' London office has launched a social and environmental change tool designed to promote authentic comms and help clients "define their purpose".
DeVilling will be the most senior staffer in the firm's Detroit office, overseeing 18 employees.
Former Hotwire chief Brendon Craigie has rolled out his next venture. Plus: President Trump is set to visit Las Vegas today after a controversial stop in Puerto Rico on Tuesday.
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