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SINGAPORE - Singapore-based, social-business consultancy Omnifluence has launched ‘The Contingency Plan,’ a program that gives organisations a crash course in social thinking, community behaviour and digital technology.
SINGAPORE - Black Sun, which specialises in strategic marketing and communications, has set up its Southeast Asia headquarters in Singapore.
GLOBAL - Pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline is conducting a global PR agency review across its pharmaceutical, biological and consumer healthcare businesses, according to multiple sources familiar with the matter.
ASIA-PACIFIC - PR agency Cohn & Wolfe plans to grow both organically and through acquisitions in the region under Doug Buemi, the newly appointed vice-chairman and regional director for Asia-Pacific.
TOKYO - PR agency Text100 has closed its Tokyo office and laid off its three consulting staff, the agency told Campaign Asia-Pacific.
SINGAPORE – Magnora and Omnicom owned PR agency Kreab Gavin Anderson appointed May Nah Chin as its managing partner in Singapore as Jenny Yeo leaves for personal reasons after a year.
PR Newswire, the 60-year-old company best known for news announcements, is in the process of reinventing itself as a content-marketing platform.
ASIA-PACIFIC - Aman Gupta, the founder and former CEO of Indian communications firm Imprimis PR, has announced the launch of Strategic Partners Group (SPAG), a global communications firm with offices in New Delhi, Mumbai, Singapore, London, Washington and Toronto.
SINGAPORE - Elephanti, the recently launched retail and lifestyle application, based in Singapore, has appointed the Hoffman agency as its agency-of-record in Singapore.