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Prosper-Group

Prosper Group, the fast-growing U.S.-based consultancy for public relations and marketing communications agencies, has appointed Michael Murphy & Ltd as its first international affiliate partner. Prosper, formed in 2013 by founding partners Alex Halbur and David Bosses, now has 14 senior professional staff and consultants based in six locations throughout the U.S. It provides growth and M & A advisory services to more than 50 agencies ranging in size from $1 million to $100 million. Announcing the...

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Westbourne Communications today announced its integration into Cicero Consulting to create the leading UK independent public affairs firm with a combined fee income of £7 million. The all-cash transaction, which will see Westbourne founder and CEO James Bethell remain with the business in a senior role, will have a total of around 55 staff with the Westbourne name continuing in the market. James Bethell commented: "We are big fans of Cicero and the team, and I am...

Interel Global Public Affairs Summit

5TH Annual Interel Global Public Affairs Summit: Advancing Interests in a New Era Interel Board Director Michael Murphy, who is attending the event, said: ‘ Never before have companies and organisations faced such huge regulatory challenges in what is a rapidly changing and uncertain political environment. ‘The 5th Annual Interel Global Public Affairs Summit brings together some of the world’s leading experts in what is always a thought -provoking and challenging event.’ Each year the Interel Global Public Affairs Summit gathers members...

Interel, the global public affairs consultancy, today announced that Washington DC based firm AMG, has joined its Group. Together both companies will generate €25 million (EUR) ($27 million (USD)) in annual revenues and employ more than 200 consultants, staff and advisors. Adding to its own offices and partner firms in over 60 countries, Interel will now benefit from a strong foothold in the United States as AMG’s infrastructure and 90 strong staff provide an instantly scalable growth platform which delivers the following...

alfred

Alfred launches Work-Fits, a benefits offering for all staff including a company wide flexi-day, which sees the office premises out of bounds one day a week, as a commitment to its approach to flexible working. It also announces the appointment of Michael Murphy as non-executive director (ex-Grayling and Weber Shandwick); in the same month it's been shortlisted for PRCA ‘Small Consultancy of the Year’. The multi-discipline consultancy is going through a period of rapid growth, which...

wecom

Philip Channon joins as international COO while Michael Murphy takes on non-executive director role. LONDON — WE Communications has hired Philip Channon to the newly-created role of international chief operating officer, and named Michael Murphy, who has served as a global advisor to the firm for the past couple of years, as non-executive director. Channon reunites with WE Communications international president Alan VanderMolen, with whom he worked at Edelman, before both men departed the latter firm last year. Channon,...