PLANTATION, FL—Marriott International has named JeffreyGroup as its new agency of record for public relations across Latin America. Following a competitive pitch, the agency was selected to manage corporate and brand communications as well as influencer marketing for Marriott International and its 20 hotel brands in the region

NEW YORK—Financial public relations specialist Montieth & Company has been retained by eBlocker, a German-based company that recently introduced an Internet privacy device to the US market. The firm has also been appointed as counsel on a matter related to the German and Chinese art markets, dealing with noted German neo-expressionist artist Anselm Kiefer and an exhibition of his work.

NEW YORK—Resound Marketing has been selected as the PR agency of record for Decisio Health, a healthcare IT firm that offers a clinical intelligence platform for hospitals to access real-time, actionable information at the patient bedside. Resound will apply its PR storytelling approach to raise awareness among hospital decision-makers and healthcare professionals about Decisio's solutions.

LOS ANGELES—ZoneTV, a digital entertainment programmer for pay TV with offices in the US and Canada, has chosen Bob Gold & Associates to lead its PR activities. The agency will promote ZoneTV’s expansion of its program offerings and maximize the network’s value to distributors and further its reputation among viewer.

SCOTTSDALE, AZ—Amendola Communications has been chosen as the agency of record by Medicomp Systems, a  provider of contextual patient data solutions . Amendola is executing public relations, social media and content marketing strategy and programs for Medicomp, with a focus on thought leadership.