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Growth slowed in WPP's PR and public affairs arm in the second quarter of 2017, with North America, Western Continental Europe and Asia Pacific all easing, mitigated by a strong UK performance.
The independent nonprofit is looking for a comms firm to support its initiatives.
Phumzile Van Damme, spokesperson of South Africa's Democratic Alliance, has told PRWeek she was "very satisfied" with the PRCA hearing into Bell Pottinger's controversial activities in the country.
PAN officially opened its New York office on August 1 to go along with its offices in San Francisco, Boston, and Orlando.
Deloitte Digital has bought Stockholm-based creative firm Acne Agency, which has worked with brands including H&M, Spotify and Ikea.
Phumzile van Damme, the national spokeswoman for South Africa's second-biggest political party, has arrived in London where she will appear at the PRCA hearing into the conduct of the agency Bell Pottinger.
Cafiero had served as director of communications at Mashable since March 2014.
Both positions were newly created as the agency has grown over the past year.
Ketchum has been appointed to a consolidated UK PR brief for electronics giant Samsung.
Cofone's position was cut as part of Huntsworth's plan to consolidate IT, HR, and finance to drive efficiencies across its business.
Johnson & Johnson has breached the UK drug regulation code in three places in promotions for smoking cessation product Nicorette.
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Huawei's consumer tech arm has appointed Red Consultancy to deliver its comms strategy across Western Europe, the UK and Ireland, despite Hill+Knowlton Strategies' attempt to hold onto the UK brief.
The nonprofit organization previously worked with Porter Novelli and ad agency Red Deluxe during the Ice Bucket Challenge craze.
Paul Taaffe, CEO of Grayling parent Huntsworth, will act as U.S. CEO; Harris plans to set up his own consultancy.
Both Fleishman and Build-A-Bear Workshop are based in St. Louis.
The firm will help the marketing services technology company expand its footprint internationally.
WE Communications has a new head of technology in North America, and two new practice leaders in the U.K.
Experts see incredible potential for AI as a collaboration tool at agencies. But don't expect every firm to build its own version of Publicis' Marcel.
The cyberattack on WPP raises questions about agencies' role in data protection.
Industry experts say Cannes Lions judges will reward PR campaigns that solve problems or have social justice themes.
The changes include an updated definition of PR, entry-form revisions, and a new point system for the Network of the Year award.
Don't look now, but management consultancies such as Accenture and technology giants like IBM are moving onto the turf of WPP, Omnicom, and Publicis. How long before they're major marketing services players in their own right?