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Too toxic to touch: CEOs flee Trump council before president disbands it

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 19:30:04 +0100

Seven CEOs dropped out of the president's manufacturing council before he disbanded it on Wednesday, along with another board of top executives.(image)

Frazier's call earns him praise, rare for a pharma CEO

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:57:34 +0100

Frazier's statement was a rare moment of humanity and personal perspective from a leader in an industry that speaks most often to investors and each other.(image)

PepsiCo under fire as Trump backtracks on criticism of far right

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 13:47:35 +0100

PepsiCo chief executive Indra Nooyi has been targeted by a campaign calling for business leaders to disassociate themselves from President Donald Trump after he was harshly criticized for his response to the weekend's far-right protests in Virginia.(image)

Why Tiki decided to douse torch-wielding white supremacists

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 15:32:05 +0100

Tiki Brand put out a statement this weekend condemning white supremacist marchers who had used its product. It was the second time in three months the company had to disassociate its brand from extremist groups.(image)

Dynamic Signal launches Watson-powered content feed

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 11:39:17 +0100

The feed pulls content from the web based on topics and guidelines created by a program administrator.(image)

Breakfast Briefing, 8.14.2017: The 5 stories PR pros need to know on Monday morning

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 11:59:42 +0100

President Donald Trump's statement blaming "many sides" for the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Saturday received condemnation from across the political spectrum this weekend.(image)

Cision taps Blanc & Otus as AOR

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 18:47:38 +0100

The firm will help the marketing services technology company expand its footprint internationally.(image)

WE hires new heads of tech and consumer in UK as Meredith Lynch returns to US

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 09:46:32 +0100

WE Communications' EMEA vice president Meredith Lynch is returning to her native US for a new role with the firm, as the agency promotes two London staffers for local practice head position.(image)

Chelsea FC comms head Emma Wilkinson scores top PR job for Premier League

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 15:37:24 +0100

Emma Wilkinson has been recruited as the new director of comms for the Premier League, succeeding Dan Johnson.(image)

Text100 wins Rolls-Royce in Southeast Asia

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 13:51:32 +0100

The agency will develop the company's digital presence.(image)

Breakfast Briefing, 8.10.2017: The 5 stories PR pros need to know on Thursday

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 11:51:12 +0100

On tap for Thursday: a day of seconds. Snap's second earnings report, and the world's most powerful brand gets its second CEO this year.(image)

Facebook hires LinkedIn comms exec Fenot Tekle

Wed, 09 Aug 2017 20:02:16 +0100

Facebook announced its second-quarter earnings at the last month, in which it beat expectations.(image)

Etihad launches global agency review and parts with Ketchum in US

Tue, 08 Aug 2017 16:22:39 +0100

Etihad Airways has begun a review of its agency relationships around the world as part of a major strategic business review by the Abu Dhabi flag carrier.(image)

Google makes strong statement by firing engineer behind anti-diversity memo

Tue, 08 Aug 2017 17:05:04 +0100

However, the company is bracing for an ensuing free speech controversy as a result of the termination.(image)

IBM names Jon Iwata first chief brand officer

Tue, 08 Aug 2017 15:01:55 +0100

The 33-year IBM veteran is also serving as chairman of the newly created IBM Values and Policy Advisory Board, which recommends policies and principles for the company.(image)

Google engineer sacked over anti-diversity memo

Tue, 08 Aug 2017 08:08:28 +0100

A Google engineer who criticised the company's diversity initiatives in a controversial memo has been sacked.(image)

Breakfast Briefing, 8.7.2017: The stories PR pros need to know on Monday morning

Mon, 07 Aug 2017 11:58:37 +0100

Leading Monday morning's comms news cycle: Google quickly responded to an anti-diversity rant that went "internally viral" at the company this weekend.(image)

Cision looks for new AOR with international footprint

Fri, 04 Aug 2017 19:02:19 +0100

The marketing services company is splitting with its AOR of three years, Geben Communications.(image)

Your call: Are consultancies keeping you up at night?

Fri, 04 Aug 2017 14:58:12 +0100

Accenture acquired another firm this week, the latest sign that business consultancies are elbowing their way onto agencies' turf. Worried yet?(image)

Accenture marches further into marketing with Brand Learning acquisition

Fri, 04 Aug 2017 13:23:20 +0100

Accenture has bought U.K.-based marketing and sales consultancy Brand Learning Group as the management consulting giant continues its strategy of wooing chief marketing officers.(image)