Archive: June 1996

IABC CONFERENCE NOTEBOOK

June 24th, 1996 by

* Nominated as vice chairman, in line to succeed chairman Don Bruun next year, was John Finney, director of public relations and fund-raising, Windsor Regional Hospital, Windsor, Ontario. * M. William Lutholtz, a communications executive… Continued

BANK RESPONDS TO CHURCH FIRES WITH UNIQUE OFFERING

June 24th, 1996 by

In response to a rash of apparent arson attacks on predominantly African-American churches across the South in the past 18 months, NationsBank Corp. is demonstrating its concern by offering rewards of up to $50,000 for… Continued

IABC LEADERS MULL FUTURE OF ORGANIZATION, COMMUNICATORS

June 24th, 1996 by

During its 25th anniversary last year, the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) tapped a new full-time executive and moved forward with a plan to deliver more services–especially through electronic channels–to the group’s 12,500 members… Continued

STEPPING UP COMMUNICATIONS

June 24th, 1996 by

CTA and ODS executives determined that an investor relations program with stepped-up communication would improve the market’s perception of the company’s stock potential. The company established several program objectives: * to increase ODS stock price… Continued

NEW OFFICES

June 24th, 1996 by

W. Coast Firm Opens in N.Y. South Coast Communications Group, an Orange County, Calif., corporate communications and investor relations firm, opened an office in New York and changed the firm’s name to Allen & Caron… Continued

SHANDWICK BUYS INTO INDIAN FIRM

June 17th, 1996 by

Shandwick International plc, London, last week announced that it had purchased a 40 percent stake in Corporate Voice Public Relations, a Shandwick affiliate firm in Bangalore, India. Commenting on the move, Shandwick Group’s chief executive,… Continued

NELSON MANAGERS PURCHASE MAJORITY

June 17th, 1996 by

Five top managers at Orange County, Calif.-based Nelson Communications Group purchased a majority stake in the firm from its founder, Robert Nelson. By purchasing shares for an undisclosed price, the five executives become partners. Nelson… Continued

FIRM FOUNDERS GET NEW TITLES

June 17th, 1996 by

Walt and Cheryl Klein, who founded Klein & Associates Inc. in 1981, have taken new titles at the Winston-Salem, N.C., firm. Walt Klein, formerly president, becomes CEO. Former Executive Vice President Cheryl Klein takes the… Continued

NEW AGENCY ADDRESS

June 17th, 1996 by

Ketchum Public Relations moved its Chicago office to 205 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 3400, Chicago, IL 60601, 312/228-6800.

AGENCY MISCELLANY

June 17th, 1996 by

Travel Firm Offers Scholarship In recognition of its 10th anniversary working with the Aruba Tourism Authority, Lou Hammond & Associates Inc., New York, is offering a $1,000 scholarship for an Aruban student to study tourism… Continued