This week I was in Christchurch, New Zealand (my first ever trip there) speaking at the PR Institute of New Zealand’s (PRINZ) annual conference. It gave me the opportunity to visit the city devastated by the earthquake in 2011. It was ...Read More

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PRESS RELEASE Edelman Hires Jane Fields as General Manager of the United Arab Emirates Fields Brings Over 18 Years of Corporate Communications Experience to Clients in the Middle East Edelman today announced that it has hired Jane Fields as general manager of the ...Read More


Last week I was a judge at the Asian Marketing Effectiveness Awards, a sort of AP Cannes I guess, and I was in equal parts encouraged and dismayed for the PR industry. The good news is that regularly in the two-day ...Read More

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Guest post by Raymond Siva, managing director of Edelman Kuala Lumpur (pictured). It truly was a weekend of overacting, grandstanding and political intrigue. The 2013 general elections in Malaysia (GE13) has been historic and has set a new benchmark of civic consciousness and ...Read More

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Pictured (L-R): Robert Holdheim, CEO of South Asia, Middle East and Africa; and Francois Baird, chair of Edelman Africa. Today’s announcement of the proposed acquisition of Baird’s Renaissance means that Edelman at last will own a presence in Africa. I ...Read More