The California Asian Pacific Chamber of Commerce has issued an RFP for a lobbying and government relations agency. CalAsian’s lobbyist will work with CalAsian’s Director of Public Policy (Director), CalAsian President & CEO (President), and Public Policy Committee Committee (PPC) and Staff to lobby, counsel, develop, recommend, and implement strategy for the purpose of advancing […]
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Burson-Marsteller is a global communications and public relations agency and part of Young and Rubicam, which in turn is owned by WPP Group PLC, one of the largest conglomerates in the world. They are headquartered in New York City and have 67 wholly-owned offices with an additional 71 affiliate offices on six continents in 98 countries. Some of their largest clients include Bank of America, Behr Paints, AG&P, Avon, Big Daddy, and Pedigree. But those are the corporate clients.
The company was founded in 1953 by William Marsteller and Harold Burson. It has become one of the premiere companies for global crisis management. One of the first companies it represented in such a situation was Tylenol when the scare was out about bottles being laced with poison back in the late 1970s.
Companies owned by BM include Penn Schoen Berland, a company that does political polling, market research, and strategic consulting; Proof Integrated Communications, a full-service marketing and communications agency; Prime Policy Group, DC’s premiere public affairs and government policy firm; DirectImpact, a grassroots mobilization firm; and Palisades Media Ventures, a media development company focused on thought leadership and public affairs.
The Canadian Tourism Commission, doing business as Destination Canada (“DC”), Canada’s national tourism marketing organization has issued a marketing RFP. A federal Crown corporation, DC supports the Canadian tourism industry by marketing Canada as a premier four-season tourism destination, and supports the Canadian economy by generating tourism export revenues.
Alison Brod Marketing & Communications – Only Women on Staff It’s not that Alison Brod and her company won’t hire men, they just hardly ever get applications from men, that may be in part because one of the perks of the job is free beauty products. The beauty, fashion, and lifestyle boutique firm in Murray […]
David Telling leaves Bell Pottinger to Join Newgate Communications David Telling has been with Bell Pottinger for 17 years, rising to the level of partner, but he’s making a change now and moving to Newgate Communications with the job of increasing their clients and the area they’ve been covering geographically. He started in the new […]
Mike Fernandez Promoted to U.S. CEO for Burson-Marsteller Mike Fernandez only joined Burson-Marsteller, a WPP agency, as the global corporate and financial practice chair four months previous to receiving this promotion. The jump to U.S. CEO happened immediately, and he takes over from Michael Law, who’s also moving up the ladder to become worldwide EVP. […]
The Better than Cash Alliance has issued an RFP For a firm able to provide communications services, content creation, media relations and event coordination. The Better Than Cash Alliance (www.betterthancash.org) is a global partnership of over 50 members – governments, companies and international organizations- that accelerates the transition from cash to digital payments to help […]
The National Transport and safety Authority in Nairobi, Kenya was established through an Act of Parliament; the objective of forming the Authority was to harmonize the operations of the key road transport departments and help in effectively managing the road transport sub-sector and minimizing loss of lives through road accidents. They are seeking a communications […]
Former CEO of Ketchum Makes it into PRWeek Hall of Fame David Drobis became part of the Ketchum journey back in 1967, starting as an account executive. PRWeek started their Hall of Fame in 2013, and they brought Drobis and four others into the 4th class of inductees earlier this month. The criteria include those […]
The United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) is the UN’s capital investment agency for the world’s 48 Least Developed Countries (LDCs) – their Bangkok office is seeking a digital media agency. UNCDF uses its capital mandate to help LDCs pursue inclusive growth. UNCDF uses ‘smart’ Official Development Assistance (ODA) to unlock and leverage public and […]