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March 30, 2015

Tennessee agency Ripley PR has joined IPREX. Based in the greater Knoxville area, Ripley PR is a national B2B public relations agency specializing in franchise, construction, energy, health care IT, home services and manufacturing. The firm offers a full range of strategic communication services, including crisis management, media relations, and social media strategies.

“Ripley PR’s motto is, ‘We’re Not Typical.’ We do things differently, and we’re not afraid to shake up the norm to get solid results,” said founder and CEO Heather Ripley (pictured). “As a member of IPREX, we will have access to some of the world’s top PR professionals to help us continue delivering phenomenal service and results to clients.”

Ripley PR works with a large number of recognizable brands to support business growth and development. Its franchise clients include AtWork Group, The Casual Pint, Dental Fix RX, and Wireless Zone. Clients in other specialized industries include ECHOtape, Genera Energy, PEMCO, RxEOB, ServiceKey, Softing, and numerous home service companies throughout the United States.



March 5, 2015

The IPREX Global Board has appointed David Croasdale of Newell Public Relations in Hong Kong as the new Asia Pacific President. His tenure began on 1 December 2014. David joined Newell in 1994 and has been involved in all aspects of the business as it expanded from a three-staff agency to more than 40 today. He has extensive PR experience developed from working on accounts as diverse as Cisco Systems, Discovery Channel, Bursa Malaysia, Oracle and Yahoo! He has been closely involved in business development work with IPREX partners from around the globe. David previously served as the chair of IPREX's Business Development Committee.