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WPP announces merger of Burson-Marsteller and Cohn & Wolfe

February 27, 2018 4:54 pm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Burson Cohn & Wolfe (BCW) becomes one of the world’s largest global communications agencies NEW YORK– WPP today announced the merger of Burson-Marsteller and Cohn & Wolfe to create Burson Cohn & Wolfe (BCW), one of the world’s largest, full-service, global communications agencies with deep expertise in digital and integrated communications, across […]


Burson-Marsteller Appoints Bente Engesland – CEO of Burson-Marsteller Norway

February 14, 2018 10:30 am

 Oslo, 12 February 2018 – Burson-Marsteller, a leading global strategic communications and public relations firm, announced today it has appointed Bente Engesland CEO of its Norwegian operations, effective 1 June. Engesland takes over from Wenche Halsen who is leading Burson-Marsteller as interim CEO and will remain as part of the firm’s Norway leadership. “Bente is a […]


Burson-Marsteller Brussels wins two EuroPAwards

November 24, 2017 1:31 pm

The annual EuroPAwards has once again highlighted the vibrant Brussels public affairs scene. And Burson-Marsteller Brussels, building on last year’s success, again won two awards – this time in the categories Best Public Sector Campaign of the Year and Best Use of Social Media (consultancy category). The first prize was awarded for our work on […]


Why ageing Europe is gathering momentum and ready for a paradigm shift

April 21, 2017 10:07 am

Few people celebrate the first wisps of white in their hair. Politicians are likewise reluctant to address the passage of time. They should, especially in Europe. The Old Continent is ageing. In many corners, its population is shrinking. But although this is part of a decades-long trend, it is barely mentioned by leaders, who try […]


The price of Energy Union

April 21, 2017 9:54 am

From this summer, Europeans will be able to use their cellphones outside their home member state without fear of racking up huge bills: it is the fruit of a campaign to slash roaming fees that is one of the European Union’s most vaunted success stories of recent years. Read more here.


How the EU nudges us to be nicer to animals

April 21, 2017 9:37 am

The European Union is typically characterised by high politics and complex economics, so animal welfare is unlikely to feature high in the annals of its activity. Yet it has quietly crept up the agenda. Today the EU is a leading driver of rules on the ways animals are kept and treated, reflecting the changing European […]


John Higgins joins Burson-Marsteller as Senior Adviser for digital technology

April 10, 2017 9:13 am

BRUSSELS, April 10, 2017 — Burson-Marsteller, a leading global strategic communications and public relations firm, today announced the appointment of John Higgins CBE as new Senior Adviser for digital technology. He joins the company on 1 May. Before joining Burson-Marsteller, Higgins spent six years as Director General of DIGITALEUROPE after nearly a decade at the […]


Burson-Marsteller appoints senior adviser for defence and security

January 30, 2017 9:15 am

BRUSSELS, January 30, 2017 — Burson-Marsteller, a leading global strategic communications and public relations firm, today announced the appointment of a new senior adviser for defence and security. Vice-Admiral Peter Hudson CB joins the company on 1 February. Vice-Admiral Hudson, who is British, served as an officer in the Royal Navy for 36 years, commanding […]


Press Release

January 5, 2017 4:15 pm

76 Percent of Technology Elites Say the U.S. Technology Industry’s Best Days Are Ahead; 59 Percent Expect the Trump Administration to be Favorable to the Industry, According to New Survey The Burson-Marsteller Age of Trump Technology Policy Survey Reveals Technology Elites are Optimistic About the Current and Future State of the Country and Economy, While […]