SINGAPORE - Lifestyle hotel brand, COMO Hotels and Resorts, has selected Lewis PR to help build its brand further in the UK, Europe and Asia.
SYDNEY - Ogilvy Public Relations Australia, has appointed Kieran Moore as chief executive officer of its Australian operation effective January next year.
SINGAPORE - MSL Singapore has added Singapore Exhibition Services (SES) and Garena, one of the leading online game publishers in the region, to its client portfolio.
MELBOURNE - Edelman has announced the appointment of Trevor Young and David Park to its Melbourne office, bolstering the agency’s presence in the Victorian market and on the East Coast.
SINGAPORE - Weber Shandwick has appointed Andy Woolnough as vice-president of its corporate communications practice in Singapore, effective immediately. He reports to Baxter Jolly, vice-chairman for Asia Pacific at Weber Shandwick.
HONG KONG - Security, storage and systems management solutions company Symantec has handed its regional public relations duties for the Norton brand to Text 100 Hong Kong, effectively immediately.
MUMBAI - Waggener Edstrom (WE) has confirmed opening its first office in Mumbai, India and its 17th globally, coinciding with the agency's 27th anniversary this week.
SINGAPORE - BBDO Proximity Singapore has added Jason Hodges as creative director and head of copy along with Audrey Lean and Francois Claverie to its creative team.
SINGAPORE - Baey Yam Keng has been promoted to managing director at Hill & Knowlton Singapore, effective 4 January 2011
SYDNEY - Netgear has selected Weber Shandwick to undertake its public relations and digital communications programmes in Australia and New Zealand
SINGAPORE - Phish Communications, a PR and events management company, has won a series of arts and culture accounts just in time for its 10th anniversary.
SINGAPORE - Jimmy Tay, chief executive for Southeast Asia, has confirmed his resignation from Hill & Knowlton (H&K) after 11 years with the public relations agency.
GLOBAL - Dr. Ira Kasoff, former deputy assistant secretary for Asia at the US Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration, has joined APCO Worldwide as a senior counsellor and member of the company's International Advisory Council.
BEIJING - Jason Zhan has been appointed Waggener Edstrom’s digital strategies lead in China
SINGAPORE - Inter Asia Communications, a Singapore and Kuala Lumpur-based public relations agency, has announced a partnership deal with London-based Moonlight Media, specialising in financial and technology PR and marketing.
SINGAPORE - Lewis PR has won the PR duties for Alila hotels and will promote it to tourists across the globe.
NEW DELHI - Global strategic communications firm Gutenberg Communications has been appointed to manage media relations for a major business summit featuring President Barack Obama
SINGAPORE - Global communications agency Lewis PR is working with Convergys Corporation, a global leader in relationship management, to implement a media relations campaign across key markets in Southeast Asia.
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SYDNEY - Burson-Marsteller (BM) Australia has won the public relations duties for Cenovis Chill Pill after a pitch.