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  • Serving Up Our Bite-Sized Knowledge at Asia’s Largest Food and Hospitality Tradeshow

    May 17, 2018

    We are honoured to be part of Asia’s leading and most comprehensive international food and hospitality trade event, Food & Hotel Asia, which took place in Singapore last month. The event drew more than 80,000 attendees from more than 100 countries/regions. The Ruby Jubilee edition saw trade buyers packing the exhibition halls over the four days, and a string of world-class competitions, workshops and activities were staged alongside the exhibition. Working with the show organisers...

  • FleishmanHillard Launches FH Perspectives

    May 9, 2018

    We are excited to announce that FleishmanHillard is bringing together our Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) initiatives, under the single umbrella of FH Perspectives. Our focus is to continue to welcome, explore and celebrate the multi-faceted perspectives and skills that each colleague brings to the table, based on their varied experiences – both in work and in life – their values and unique backgrounds. The following is our shared values statement that embodies the spirit of FH...

  • Shafaat Hussain Appointed to Lead Omnicom PR Group in Singapore

    May 9, 2018

    FleishmanHillard, Ketchum and Porter Novelli come together in key Asia-Pacific market SINGAPORE, May 3, 2018 - Omnicom Public Relations Group announced today that Shafaat Hussain has been named managing director/market leader of Omnicom Public Relations Group in Singapore. The new entity brings together global agencies FleishmanHillard, Ketchum and Porter Novelli, leveraging their collective power to offer greater growth, collaboration and learning opportunities for talent and a wider and deeper base of services and expertise for clients...

  • Money20/20 Asia Day Three Snapshot

    March 16, 2018

    For three action-packed days in Singapore, thousands of the most insightful and inventive people in the payments and fintech world have come together to share new ideas and make new connections at Money20/20 Asia. We’ve heard from the leaders of such companies as DBS, BBVA, Ant Financial, WeChat Pay, Grab, Alpha Intelligence Capital Fund, and Google, and we’ve dug deep into disruption, inclusion, innovation and the future of money. With these big themes in mind...

  • Money20/20 Asia Day Two Snapshot

    March 15, 2018

    Money20/20, the world’s largest payments and fintech conference, continued in Singapore yesterday, with financial and fintech leaders sharing their insights and sparking discussion. First to India… Fast track to a cashless/less-cash society Thanks to multiple forces, India is fast becoming a data-rich nation, according to Madhivanan Balakrishnan, Chief Technology & Digital Offer, ICICI Bank. Working in tandem, financial institutions, big tech, fintech and government are enabling frictionless banking and AI-enhanced services. Addressing India’s currency reform...

  • Money20/20 Asia Day One Snapshot

    March 14, 2018

    Money20/20, the world’s largest payments and fintech conference, made its Asian debut in Singapore yesterday with a definite buzz in the air. Thousands of leaders from traditional financial firms, fintech superstars and innovative startups were here, and for the next three days their focus will be on ideas and collaborations that shape the future of money. Staying front and center as banking becomes invisible DBS CEO Piyush Gupta set the tone for the event with a...

  • An Equation for Inspiration

    January 12, 2018

    We all consume massive quantities of creative ideas daily. Every piece of content that makes it to us is either carefully curated by editorial experts or, increasingly, floated to the top of our social feeds by the millions who consumed it before us. While the baseline competency to recognize what is creative should have risen purely by exposure, it also means that it is getting harder and harder to cut through the noise for us...

  • AI & AR: Pirate Vernacular? Or the Future of Consumer Engagement?

    September 19, 2017

    We’ve all become closely acquainted and grossly familiar with AI and AR in our time spent servicing tech and non-tech clients alike. Industries, whether consumer-facing or not, are exploring how best to leverage these technologies in taking their businesses to the next level. In our obsession with staying ahead, we were interested in the forward trajectory for these technologies, and convened a panel, discussing this million dollar question: Will AI and AR take over the...

  • Creativity with purpose: PR lessons from Cannes

    July 25, 2017

    Creativity with purpose: PR lessons from Cannes Earlier this month we held a lively panel discussion about what PR can learn from this year’s Cannes Lions. Our industry may be on the fringes of this international ad festival, but there’s still a lot that PR professionals can learn from this year’s winners: Big ideas don’t need big budgets  State Street Global Advisors’ ‘Fearless Girl’ campaign topped the leader board at Cannes and is a fantastic...

  • FleishmanHillard Celebrates Five Cannes Lions Wins with Gatorade, Free a Girl Movement

    July 21, 2017

    CANNES, June 21, 2017 — FleishmanHillard (FH) and its clients have won five Lions at this year’s Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. The firm was the PR agency for four Lions with TBWA\Chiat\Day for Gatorade’s campaign, “Serena Williams | Match Point,” in both the Mobile and Promo & Activation categories. Additionally, FH was recognized with J. Walter Thompson Amsterdam for the Gold Direct Lion-winning entry for Free a Girl Movement’s “School for Justice” campaign. “School...