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WASHINGTON: The AARP is looking for agency help as it draws attention to the need for improved access to long-term services and support for senior citizens and people with disabilities.
NEW YORK: Hill+Knowlton Strategies has hired former key US Senate aide David Bowen to lead its global healthcare practice effective July 1.
NEW YORK: Porter Novelli has hired Henry Engleka as SVP in its global health and wellness practice.
ATLANTA: Fast-food chain Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen has put its consumer PR agency RFP on hold in the midst of a communications executive shift.
NEW YORK: Millennial generation mothers are highly influential and connected, spending more than 17 hours per week on social networks, but they consider themselves "overlooked" by marketing, according to research from Weber Shandwick.
BENTON HARBOR, MI: Whirlpool has selected Ketchum as PR AOR for its Whirlpool, Maytag, and Amana brands, as well as its Affresh and Whirlpool Water Filtration businesses. The company had worked with Peppercomm for the past seven years.
John Owens, PRWeek UK June 19, 2013
LONDON: A political adviser to Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has left her role to join Google.
MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO: Microsoft Canada has selected Veritas as its PR AOR following a review.
LONDON: W2O Group has hired Annalise Coady as head of its global technology practice.
LONDON: Emma Gilpin-Jacobs will step down from her role as global director of communications at the Financial Times next month after nearly seven years at the company.
Richard Grove, Ink June 10, 2013
There's nothing like a great story on CNBC, or in The Wall Street Journal, or even the local small-town gazette, to bring a smile to the CEO's face. Now that's worth charging for.
NEW YORK: Spanish-language media company Univision Communications is conducting a review for a PR agency partner.
John Owens, PRWeek UK June 18, 2013
LONDON: Two PR professionals in the top ranks of government departmental communications are set to leave their jobs shortly.
WASHINGTON: BOMI International, a nonprofit that provides educational courses for workers in the property and facility management professions, has hired ICF International as its PR AOR as it works to launch a credentialing program early next year.
WASHINGTON: The embattled US Postal Service will make a change in its top communications post at the end of this month.
MIAMI: Carnival has brought on former American Airlines executive Roger Frizzell to lead corporate communications after facing numerous crisis situations in the past 18 months.
NEW YORK: Deloitte is in the early stages of a PR agency review, making it the latest in a string of professional services firms to evaluate their communications rosters.
NEW YORK: Cohn & Wolfe has hired former Ogilvy Public Relations SVP Josh Levin to co-lead its US corporate practice and former T-Mobile communications director David Henderson to oversee the US business for the agency's Nokia account.
SAN FRANCISCO: Ride sharing mobile app Sidecar and GreenStar Hub, a b-to-b marketplace for sustainable products, have brought on Atomic as the agency expands its sustainability group.
Entergy and Center for Climate and Energy Solutions developed an online energy reduction game to help the New Orleans Super Bowl Host Committee offset carbon emissions at this year's Super Bowl.
NEW YORK: US consumers are making more environmentally conscious purchase decisions, but relying on companies to give them greater information on "green" products, according to research from Cone Communications.