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APCO WORLDWIDE NAMES NEW MANAGING DIRECTOR IN BRUSSELS

APCO WORLDWIDE NAMES NEW MANAGING DIRECTOR IN BRUSSELS

0 by / on August 27, 2013, 12:35 pm / in CONSULTANCIES

CLAIRE BOUSSAGOL TO LEAD APCO’S BRUSSELS OPERATIONS; PHILIPPE MAZE-SENCIER TO RESUME REGIONAL ROLE Brussels (April 29, 2013) – Claire Boussagol succeeds Philippe Maze-Sencier as managing director of APCO Worldwide’s Brussels office, Edward Walsh, APCO’s managing director for Europe, announced today. After three months of sabbatical leave, Maze-Sencier will resume his responsibilities as executive director for APCO across the EMEA region. [...]

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Katie Burke Named Global Chair, Public Affairs for Edelman

Katie Burke Named Global Chair, Public Affairs for Edelman

0 by / on August 21, 2013, 1:17 pm / in CONSULTANCIES, INDUSTRY NEWS

Edelman today announced the appointment of Katie Burke as chair of the globalPublic Affairs practice, effective July 1, 2013. Burke will report to Alan VanderMolen, vice chairman, DJE Holdings and president & CEO, Global Practices, Edelman. She succeeds Rob Rehg, who will remain president of theWashington, D.C. office, one of the firm’s five global hubs. Since taking over the D.C. office [...]

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Cambre set for futher expansion, Italian SEC invests

Cambre set for futher expansion, Italian SEC invests

0 by / on August 16, 2013, 2:26 pm / in BRUSSELS, EUROPEAN NEWS

Brussels, 17 June 2013 - Cambre Associates SA, the award winning Brussels public affairs and public relations consultancy, announced today that it has reached an investment agreement with SEC Relazioni Pubbliche e Istituzionali. The agreement will allow SEC and Cambre to expand their offering across Europe amid growing demand from international firms and associations. Recognising the highly competitive and rapidly evolving [...]

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APCO WORLDWIDE, EURACTIV LAUNCH INAUGURAL STUDY OF TRADE ASSOCIATION EFFECTIVENESS IN BRUSSELS

APCO WORLDWIDE, EURACTIV LAUNCH INAUGURAL STUDY OF TRADE ASSOCIATION EFFECTIVENESS IN BRUSSELS

0 by / on August 16, 2013, 1:50 pm / in CONSULTANCIES, EUROPEAN NEWS, INDUSTRY NEWS

Brussels (July 25, 2013) – APCO Worldwide and EurActiv unveiled today the first quantitative study evaluating the effectiveness of trade and professional associations, TradeMarks, announced Bryan Dumont, president of APCO Insight. APCO’s study addresses the growing importance of strategic opinion research to support trade associations and companies in advance of the upcoming European Parliament elections and institutional changes in 2014. [...]

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Bulgaria’s ‘Generation F’ Uses Social Media for Social Change

Bulgaria’s ‘Generation F’ Uses Social Media for Social Change

0 by / on August 16, 2013, 1:27 pm / in EUROPEAN NEWS, INDUSTRY NEWS

Maxim Behar, chairman of Hill+Knowlton Strategies Prague, spoke with the Financial Times on the power of social media in recent protests in Bulgaria calling for the government to stand down and hold elections under new rules. Behar, who recently coined the term “Generation F” to refer to Bulgaria’s young, creative and connected generation, commented that these protests differ from previous [...]

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Grayling Appoints Former BBC News & Current Affairs and Channel 4 News Journalist Zaiba Malik

Grayling Appoints Former BBC News & Current Affairs and Channel 4 News Journalist Zaiba Malik

0 by / on August 16, 2013, 12:27 pm / in INDUSTRY NEWS

Grayling has appointed former BBC News & Current Affairs and Channel 4 News journalist Zaiba Malik as a Director in its award-winning Corporate & Financial practice.  Malik joins to lead Grayling’s media training team and will join the UK Crisis Board. She will also provide senior counsel to Grayling’s clients and work closely with the agency’s digital team, bringing her [...]

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Weber Shandwick strengthens corporate communications ‘bench strength

Weber Shandwick strengthens corporate communications ‘bench strength

0 by / on August 12, 2013, 3:24 pm / in CONSULTANCIES, INDUSTRY NEWS

Weber Shandwick has announced the appointment of Mary Whenman as Managing Director of the Corporate, Financial and Public Affairs (CFPA) division of the firm’s London office. Weber Shandwick has announced the appointment of Mary Whenman as Managing Director of the Corporate, Financial and Public Affairs (CFPA) division of the firm’s London office. Whenman will join the firm in September from [...]

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g+ adds to its leadership team, appoints two new partners

g+ adds to its leadership team, appoints two new partners

0 by / on August 12, 2013, 2:07 pm / in CONSULTANCIES, INDUSTRY NEWS

g+ europe, the leading European political communications consultancy, has appointed two new Partners to its leadership team, bringing the total number of Partners to eleven.   Thomas Barros-Tastets and Daniel Brinkwerth have been with the company for 4.5 and 5.5 years respectively, most recently as Account Directors. Their appointment comes as g+ looks to capitalise on a strong start to [...]

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Belgium maintains its strong reputation abroad – Akkanto

Belgium maintains its strong reputation abroad – Akkanto

0 by / on August 12, 2013, 2:02 pm / in BRUSSELS, EUROPEAN NEWS

The Reputation Institute, of which akkanto is the exclusive associate for Belgium, released the results of the Country RepTrak™, an annual study designed to measure and assess the reputations of 50 countries around the world. Belgium scores 67.1, coming in 13th place, outperforming countries like the United Kingdom, Japan, France, and the U.S. Belgium obtained a similar score and ranking [...]

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Acumen Public Affairs – “Risk and Policy-Making: it is not a zero-sum game”

Acumen Public Affairs – “Risk and Policy-Making: it is not a zero-sum game”

0 by / on August 12, 2013, 1:53 pm / in CONSULTANCIES

At the DOD’s PA action day on 21 March 2013, acumen public affairs discussed  the critical theme of risk and policy-making where public affairs and issue management are central to helping businesses tackle these issues. The importance and the impact risk and policy-making can have for a range of businesses in different parts of the supply chain is growing. With [...]

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