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Allison+Partners Bolsters Health Practice with Several Hires and Client Wins

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 2:53pm

Notable health client wins include Nordic Consulting , Perspectum , Talis Biomedical and veda.

Key Points: 
  • Notable health client wins include Nordic Consulting , Perspectum , Talis Biomedical and veda.
  • She will serve as the senior lead for the agencys growing health tech portfolio and several of the agencys new clients.
  • She also serves as the lead for the agencys health equity client offering.
  • In addition to the senior team, new hires for the health practice in 2021 include Maddie Wojtalewicz, Julia Palomino, Elizabeth Osunkwo and Lucy Neubeck.

Genpact Receives PRWeek Purpose Award for Accelerating Cost-Effective Rapid COVID-19 Workplace Testing at Scale

Monday, October 18, 2021 - 1:15pm

Genpact was recognized in the Best B2B category for its role in creating the US Rapid Action Consortium .

Key Points: 
  • Genpact was recognized in the Best B2B category for its role in creating the US Rapid Action Consortium .
  • The US Rapid Action Consortium is offering learnings and approaches free of charge as a public good to organizations.
  • "The winners of PRWeek's third annual Purpose Awards are blazing a trail for others to follow and seek to emulate."
  • Across locations, the rapid testing program has detected over 500 asymptomatic individuals, preventing more than 22,000 secondary infections from occurring.

Action Against Hunger Wins 2021 PRWeek Purpose Award for Best Health Campaign

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 11:33pm

New York, NY, Oct. 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- (via NGO Wire ) Action Against Hunger , a global nonprofit leader in the fight against malnutrition, yesterday was awarded Best Health Campaign in the 2021 PRWeek Purpose Awards for its inspiring global hunger awareness campaign.

Key Points: 
  • New York, NY, Oct. 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- (via NGO Wire ) Action Against Hunger , a global nonprofit leader in the fight against malnutrition, yesterday was awarded Best Health Campaign in the 2021 PRWeek Purpose Awards for its inspiring global hunger awareness campaign.
  • Action Against Hunger has a singular purpose to end hunger in our lifetimes, and that wont be possible without the kind of awareness that moves people to action.
  • The Best Health category in the PRWeek Purpose Awards recognizes organizations promoting health-related issues through original creative ideas, with special consideration to campaigns effectively changing behaviors and addressing health disparities in communities of color.
  • Action Against Hungers Global Hunger Awareness campaign was designed to raise awareness that hunger is more than a food issue its a man-made issue of health and equity.

Peppercomm Introduces Laughing Matters Council to Help Businesses Harness the Power of Humor

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 2:40pm

The Laughing Matters Council brings together distinguished industry leaders with an eye for workplace culture and breakthrough thinking to guide Peppercomm and its clients in using the principles of humor to drive long-term business success.

Key Points: 
  • The Laughing Matters Council brings together distinguished industry leaders with an eye for workplace culture and breakthrough thinking to guide Peppercomm and its clients in using the principles of humor to drive long-term business success.
  • The launch of the Laughing Matters Council comes on the heels of World Mental Health Day, which is designated to raise awareness of mental health issues and mobilize efforts in support.
  • "Our mission is to raise awareness of humor as an incredible change agent with the help of the Council.
  • Laughing Matters Council members include:
    For Council member bios and more information, visit: https://www.peppercomm.com/laughing-matters-council/ .

Ruder Finn Chief Technology Officer Tejas Totade Named to PRovoke Media's Innovator 25

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Ruder Finn today announced that Chief Technology Officer, Tejas Totade, has been named to PRovoke Media's Innovator 25 - North America.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Ruder Finn today announced that Chief Technology Officer, Tejas Totade, has been named to PRovoke Media's Innovator 25 - North America.
  • PRovoke Media's Innovator 25 has been an established barometer of marketing and communications innovation since 2013.
  • Tejas's selection to the Innovator 25 is just the latest in a streak of accolades for the CTO and Ruder Finn.
  • Wholly owned agencies within Ruder Finn Group include: Ruder Finn Inc., RLA Collective, SPI Group, Osmosis Films, jacobstahl, RF Bloom and Bloom Health.

Spikes Asia Awards 2022 Announces the Integration of the Tangrams Awards and Launch of the Strategy & Effectiveness Spike

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 4:33am

- Three new awards added: Strategy & Effectiveness Spike, Creative Data Spike, and Social & Influencer Spike.

Key Points: 
  • - Three new awards added: Strategy & Effectiveness Spike, Creative Data Spike, and Social & Influencer Spike.
  • The winners of the Spikes Asia Awards will be announced in March 2022 along with the return of Spikes Asia x Campaign Asia: The Experience.
  • Responding to the growing correlation of creativity and effectiveness, the programme has gradually aligned with Spikes in recent years, with 2022 seeing the full integration of the Tangrams Awards categories into the Spikes Asia Awards.
  • For queries on Spikes Asia Awards, please send an email to awards@spikes.asia
    For queries on the Young Spikes Competitions and Spikes Asia Academy, please email: RyhnL@spikes.asia

Top Automotive Suppliers' ESG Reports Focus Mostly on Environment and Little on Governance, New Study Shows

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 6:00pm

Bianchi PR conducted the Automotive Suppliers and ESG study this summer to provide insights to help automotive supplier communicators assist their CFOs and investor relations executives in enhancing their ESG reports.

Key Points: 
  • Bianchi PR conducted the Automotive Suppliers and ESG study this summer to provide insights to help automotive supplier communicators assist their CFOs and investor relations executives in enhancing their ESG reports.
  • "Yet, of the 200 specific topics covered in the supplier ESG reports we recently reviewed, approximately 1/3 related to the environment while only 3% related to corporate governance and compliance.
  • Bianchi PR conducted its study in May/June of 2021 by looking at the ESG reports for the top 25 North American auto OEM suppliers, based on the most recent Automotive News ranking.
  • For more information about Bianchi PR's Automotive Suppliers and ESG Study, visit the firm's blog ( https://www.bianchipr.com/blog ) or contact the agency to schedule a discussion.

Stagwell (STGW) Deepens Reach into Latin America with Expanded Partnership Between Allison + Partners and Grupo Garnier

Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 6:54pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Stagwell (NASDAQ: STGW) announced today a significant expansion of its creative, content, media, and marketing communications capabilities throughout Latin America following a new partnership between Stagwell agency Allison+Partners and Grupo Garnier.

Key Points: 
  • Through the partnership, Grupo Garnier will rebrand offices in eight markets as Allison+Partners, including Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Panama, Honduras, Ecuador, Peru, and Mexico.
  • "As early as my days as a political strategist, I've long known Latin America to be the doorway for businesses eyeing global expansion," said Mark Penn, Chairman and CEO, Stagwell.
  • "This expansion delivers eight key hubs through which we can reach all of Latin America and a growing presence in Miami which serves as a gateway for global brands expanding in South America."
  • Founded in 1921 Grupo Garnier is one of the leading marketing groups in Latin America.

Havas New York Appoints First Chief of Social Impact

Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 3:44pm

Further enforcing its mission to make a meaningful difference to brands, businesses and in peoples lives, Havas New York announced today the addition of Lindsay Stein as its first Chief of Social Impact.

Key Points: 
  • Further enforcing its mission to make a meaningful difference to brands, businesses and in peoples lives, Havas New York announced today the addition of Lindsay Stein as its first Chief of Social Impact.
  • This role solidifies Havas New Yorks pursuit for driving continuous positive social change and impact.
  • As Chief of Social Impact, Stein is charged with partnering with marketers and organizations to help them leverage their own values in order to create research-based social impact solutions that drive tangible change.
  • The news of Steins appointment follows on the heels of multiple back-to-back account wins for Havas New York that focus on a need for pressing social change.

PRSA-NY Announces Winner of The Harold Burson Award, Sponsored by BCW

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 12:00pm
Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210929005376/en/
    PRSA-NY/2021 Harold Burson Award Sponsored by BCW (Graphic: Business Wire)
    The Harold Burson Award, sponsored by BCW, recognizes excellence in communications leadership by a non-agency practitioner: someone whose public persona, personal brand, and professional accomplishments encapsulate the values that BCW brings to its client engagements and those which comport with the industrys leading practices, including an unwavering commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusivity.
  • The award was presented by Sabrina Browne, Vice President, Corporate at BCW and Vice President, Marketing at PRSA-NY.
  • I was honored to represent BCW and announce the recipient for the first-ever Harold Burson Award, said Browne.
  • A committee of PRSA-NY members collaborated with BCW to select the Harold Burson Award recipient.