Here’s a round-up of the week’s top PR news, featuring the Comms Revolutionist and PRWeek awards, new account wins for Munch and Stephen Waddington’s new role.
Cision is delighted to announce the final shortlist for the Comms Revolutionist Awards, with the winners announced at CommsCon on Tuesday 6 November. The awards will showcase the best work from Cision’s clients over the past year, all of which have achieved measurable outcomes which enabled organisations to take action based on the results. The full shortlist can be found here.
To mark the publication of Platinum, a book from the CIPR marking its 70th anniversary with crowdsourced insight from industry leaders, Cision has published a chapter from AMEC chairman Richard Bagnall discussing how analytics and measurement provide the means of improving the performance and value of public relations.
Munch has announced two new client wins. The boutique agency will help Jollibee Foods Corporation, the largest Asian food company, to launch its first store in the UK. Munch has also won a brief to deliver regional campaigns in Sunderland and Northumberland for The National Lottery Promotions Unit.
Facebook has hired Sir Nick Clegg as its vice president of global affairs and communications. He will assume the role on Monday.
M&C Saatchi PR has rebranded to M&C Saatchi Public Relations to more clearly define the agency’s vision, proposition and purpose.
Chapman Poole has expanded its network of senior PR consultants into Spain, France, Germany and the US following its appointment by a number of internationally-based clients.
Former Porter Novelli London director and head of brand Emily Buckland has launched SESAME, an agency offering both PR consultancy and recruitment services.