Diageo's global corporate communications account is moving from Edelman to Teneo Blue Rubicon.
New this morning: Diageo has moved its global corporate communications account from Edelman to Teneo Blue Rubicon after a long search process. Sixteen firms pitched for the account. Just last week, Teneo brought together its U.K. operations under the Teneo Blue Rubicon banner.
Acquisition in India for Dentsu Aegis Network. The agency network has acquired India’s Perfect Relations Group, one of the largest comms networks in the country with 19 offices covering 50 cities and firms including Perfect Relations, Accord Public Relations, Image Public Relations, Imprimis Life PR, India Media Monitor, and Buzz. Clients include Coca-Cola, Nokia, and Honda.
Leading Monday morning’s news cycle: Latest on Chelsea bombing. Police are questioning people of interest in the investigation into Saturday night’s explosion in New York City’s Chelsea neighborhood. A backpack containing several bombs was found Sunday night in Elizabeth, New Jersey, near a train station. Several major events including the U.N. General Assembly and the Clinton Foundation’s yearly confab are taking place this week in New York.
Diversity a winner at the 68th Emmy’s. Veteran shows and stars won the major awards at Sunday night’s Emmy Awards, including Game of Thrones and Veep, but diversity was the big winner of the night, according to The Washington Post.