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Debby Communications has chosen Finn Partners as its international partner for the fourth annual Israeli Presidential Partners conference, Facing Tomorrow 2012. The event will take place in Jerusalem between June 19 and the 21. Finn Partners’ Israel office will lead the account. This is the second time the firm has worked with the event. This year, speakers will include Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger. [via]

Lenovo is evaluating its consumer PR options with an eye towards becoming the largest PC maker in the world. It’s number two behind HP, recently replacing Dell in the runner up spot. According to the Holmes Report, the company currently works with Text 100, Ogilvy PR, and, in China, Blue Focus. The search is being conducted in the UK with the company considering firms in and out of that country.

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Burger King has issued an RFP, meaning the burger chain will be ending its relationship with Edelman. The firm had worked with Burger King since 2005. According to Ad Age, the company’s PR spend has decreased in recent years.

Interactive ad agency Rokkan has chosen 5WPR as AOR. Rokkan launched in 2000 and has 50 employees. It has worked with clients including Virgin America, Chipotle, and Time Warner.

SunTrust Banks has chosen Cookerly Public Relations for a social media program in support of the bank’s “Live Solid. Bank Solid.” branding campaign. The work will focus on  Facebook and Twitter initiatives. Cookerly has worked with SunTrust since 2009.

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Hood River Distillers has chosen French/West/Vaughan as digital and design AOR for four of its brands: Pendleton Whisky, Yazi Ginger Vodka, ULLR Nordic Libation, and Broker’s Gin. The brands will have “new looks” this summer, the press release announces.

Tech firm Catapult PR-IR is now AOR for Gorilla Logic, a software company. The firm will perform ongoing PR for the company and help with the launch of FoneMonkey 5, an open source testing tool for iPhone and iPad apps.

The State University of New York’s Old Westbury campus has chosen The Morris + King Company for the 10th Annual Summer Polo Match and Lawn Party, taking place next Sunday.

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