Wrap from 29-30 May AGM in Hong Kong

On May 29th and 30th leading Asian PR firm Ryan Financial hosted the 19th Annual General Meeting for the Global Financial Communication Network in Hong Kong . The traditional annual gathering brought together 14 leading independent public relations consultancies to exchange their views around how to better meet clients’ needs in an increasing...

Farner appoints Philipp Skrabal as new Chief Creative Officer

Leading Swiss communications company, Farner Consulting, has appointed critically acclaimed Philipp Skrabal as Chief Creative Officer. Mr Skrabal was previously head of creative and co-owner of Wirz Werbung, executive creative director at Advico Young & Rubicam / Y & R Group and creative director at Publicis, he is a member of the committee of S...

Ryan Financial Communications Named ‘Asia-Pacific Financial Consultancy of the Year’ by The Holmes Report

Ryan Financial Communications, an Asia specialist in strategic corporate communications, has been named the 2014 Financial Consultancy of the Year for Asia-Pacific by The Holmes Report. The Holmes Report highlighted Ryan Financial's ability to "carve out a niche for itself", and build a successful, independent consultancy in Asia servicing leading ...

Oscar for the PR sector goes to Switzerland for second time: Farner honoured as DACH agency of the year 2015

“The Holmes Report”, the leading publication for the public relations industry worldwide, has conferred the title “Consulting Company of the Year 2015 in the Germany, Austria and Switzerland region” on Farner Consulting at the SABRE Awards. Farner is the first Swiss PR agency to receive Europe’s most important award fo...

Honner unveils brand refresh

We are excited to share with you news of our brand refresh. Over the past 18 years we have built one of Australia's leading PR consultancies specialising in corporate and financial PR. We deliver holistic communications support with a focus on strategic advice - helping our clients actively position their brand and connect with stakeholders across ...

Ryan Communication Opens Shanghai Office, Amid Client Growth & Regional Expansion

Ryan Communication, Asia's leading independent strategic communication consultancy, today announced the opening of a Shanghai office, the company's third in the region, to support increasing needs of global companies in China. The office is headed by senior communication professional and China native, Oscar Wang. He will be responsible for developi...

Farner strengthens change consulting portfolio

Farner Consulting will take over Enzaim, an agency specializing in change communication and organizational development, effective 1 October 2015. This move rounds out the Farner consulting spectrum by adding an additional area of future-proof expertise. The Zurich-based consulting firm Enzaim has been in business for 12 years and is successfully ma...

Shan is evolving: Shan unveils new website to mark 20 year anniversary

With Shan celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, we are pleased to announce the launch of the new Shan website showing the evolution of our offering and new brand identity. To better meet our clients’ strategic issues, we have redefined our offering around four pillars - monitoring, consultancy, content and relations - based on a central...

Adfactors PR recognised as Global Financial Consultancy of the Year

Adfactors PR was recognised as the 'Global Financial Consultancy of the Year for 2015' at The Holmes Report Global Public Relations Summit in late October. The Holmes Report is the most respected platform of the international public relations industry and a leading source of news, trends and events for PR professionals. Adfactors PR won the coveted...

Paris AGM 2015

The GFC/Net traditional annual gathering brought together 15 leading independent public relations consultancies to exchange their views around how to better meet clients' needs in an increasingly global and competitive environment. The meeting saw communications experts from around the world debating on initiatives and various industry themes. Belo...

Shan strengthen its M&A Department with the arrival of Candice Baudet Depierre

Candice Baudet Depierre is joining Shan to reinforce and develop the expertise of the agency in financial transactions, in particular mergers and acquisitions, IPOs and restructuring. She spent several years as an M&A analyst at investment bank Merrill Lynch after graduating from French business school ESCP-EAP. Before joining Shan, she spent s...