Tag Archives: Hill & Knowlton

Ever-acquisitive WPP buys digital outfits in New York and South Africa

WPP CEO Sir Martin Sorrell (left) is pushing towards his target of 40 per cent of revenues from digital with two more small-ish acquisitions:New York’s Group SJR will will join the Hill & Knowlton PR network and South Africa’s Native. ...

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Bell and Pottinger’s buyout plan may open the door to a bid from WPP

Lord Bell (Tim Bell as was) and Piers Pottinger are reported to be organising a management buy-out of Bell Pottinger, the PR company they founded in 1989 when Bell left ad agency Lowe Howard-Spink (& Bell). Bell Pottinger, currently owned ...

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Shock for JWT London as CEO Guy Hayward quits for Havas’ BETC

JWT in London has had more bosses than you can shake a stick at in recent years and now the latest, Guy Hayward, who joined from 180 Amsterdam which he co-founded in 1998, is leaving after just two years to ...

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Olympics expert Jon Tibbs wins Manchester United PR challenge

You wouldn’t think Manchester United would be much of a challenge, heading for a record 19th UK Premiership title and more than half-way to this year’s Champion’s League final at Wembley but it undoubtedly is. The reason, of course, is ...

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