It has been a fabulous ride. But all good things must come to an end.
We have labelled this “the system is failing,” and its effects can most obviously be seen in the election of Donald Trump and the vote for Brexit.
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Any firm that loses a founder will mourn his passing and look to his legacy and re-visit his teachings. But few founders have the same effect on their whole industry.
Today we have announced some changes to our regional business alignment. Effective July 1st next year, Edelman Middle East & Africa will be combined with our Asia Pacific rather than our European business.
Today is a big day for our market leading Indonesia business. They are re-branding to Edelman and celebrating 20 years of doing brilliant work.
Rarely do PR agencies succeed in attracting senior mainstream digital talent (outside of the U.S. at least), but we have tricked Gavin into joining us. Here is the announcement complete with a 'Gavinographic' on Gavin's digital do's and don'ts.
Our business in India just got bigger and more creative. Edelman India today announced the complete acquisition of Cream Events Pvt. Ltd. to strengthen the firm’s experiential marketing capabilities.
One of Japan’s best is joining us. Edelman today announced the hiring of Deborah Hayden as regional director, Capital Markets and M&A practice, Asia Pacific, and acting director, Corporate practice, Japan, effective immediately.
Two years ago we began a review of Sydney digital agencies to find a partner company. We kissed lots of frogs. But we found our Prince. And today, to flog the analogy to death, after a long courtship, it's marriage. Design Royale and Edelman have agreed terms and signed the deed. We are one in Australia.
This morning I noticed that my previous boss, Harris Diamond at Weber Shandwick, has moved up to take over ailing global ad firm McCann-Erikson.
Harris is a PR guy, and he now leads one of the great global ad firms. Why? Well other than his brilliant personal qualities, I think two reasons.
A month ago we were asked about how MNCs are seeking a more effective dialogue with Muslim consumers, the motivation from clients for seeking such specialist advice, and the challenges brands face in communicating positively with this huge market. Here is what we had to say.
A look at the gorgeous lot at Edelman Melbourne, and an introduction by GM Grant Smith to the indigenous art that inspired the design of the boardroom.