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Posts Tagged ‘Mark Paterson’

Roll Call: P&G, Hilton, Arthur Page Society grants, and more

P&G‘s global external relations head Christopher Hassall is retiring on June 30, prompting a restructure of the company’s comms team, reporting to global brand-building officer Marc Pritchard (left). The group will shrink from 1,200 to 800, with a number of employees moving to regulatory and legal areas of the company. The new structure is in line with the company’s five-year $10 billion cost-cutting plan. [via]

Christian Kuhn has been appointed VP of marketing for Homewood Suites by Hilton and Home2 Suites by Hilton, two all-suite, extended stay hotel brands. Kuhn was previously director of brand marketing for Embassy Suites. He’s also worked with AOL and AARP.

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Presentation Writing: Design and Delivery

Presentation Writing: Design and DeliveryLearn how to use storytelling techniques and visual content to create and deliver successful pitches and presentations! Starting August 6, Amanda Pacitti, the manager of learning at Time Inc., will teach you the best practices for presentations, from using software like Prezi and Powerpoint, to writing your script, and using images, audio, and video to drive your points. Register now! 

PRGN Elects New President, Adds Firms

The Public Relations Global Network (PRGN), an international network of independent PR firms, has elected Francine Robbens, a partner at Belgium’s Public Relations Partners, as its president.  The previous president was Patricia Pérez, partner at L.A.’s VPE PR. Mark Paterson, MD at Melbourne, Australia’s Currie Communications, has been selected as president-elect.

PRGN has also added three firms: YesWeCan, located in Paris; Cabinet Privé de Conseils (CPC) in Geneva, Switzerland; and LVBA Comunicação in Sao Paolo, Brazil.