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Adidas South Africa has chosen Ogilvy PR Cape Town for corporate communications and consumer PR work. The agency search began November 2011 and came down to three firms. The firm will focus on thought leadership, brand awareness, and other efforts on behalf of Sports Performance and Originals Adidas lines. [via]

LG Display, the LG Group unit that leads in the manufacture of LCDs, has chosen Burson-Marsteller as its global PR firm. The decision comes after a competitive review. Hill & Knowlton (now Hill + Knowlton Strategies) was the incumbent firm. According to The Holmes Report, the shift takes place one year after H&K was selected. The account was worth $300,000. B-M also works with LG Mobile.

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Roll Call: New Offices & More Acquisitions

Kiersten Hollars

Chandler Chicco Companies (part of inVentiv Health) has acquired two German healthcare firms: Haas & Health Partner Public Relations and SanCom Creative Communication Solutions. CCC took a 19.9 percent interest in these firms in 2008. The acquisitions add 33 staffers (23 from the former, 10 from the latter), bringing Chandler Chicco’s staff total to 380 around the world. Both firms will continue with their current names and leadership.

Michael Sneed has been named VP of global corporate affairs at Johnson & Johnson, effective January 1, Ad Age reports. He will lead the global marketing and PR efforts as the company tries to comeback from a series of recalls. Brian Perkins, corporate VP of corporate affairs, will retire in March, but the company insists that Sneed is taking a broader role and is not replacing Perkins. The company is has also had a number of layoffs in the marketing area. Recalls since 2009 have cost the company $1 billion in sales, the story says.

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