MUMBAI — Naturell India, manufacturer of Indian protein bars & snacks Max Protein & Rite Bite, has appointed PointNine Lintas as its omni-channel agency. PointNine Lintas will provide a full-stack of services that includes designing the creative campaign, media buying, performance marketing, social media management and shopper marketing.

HONG KONG — Brunswick Group has hired Cara O’Brien as a partner based in Hong Kong. O’Brien has extensive experience across M&A, financial, corporate and crisis communications. She joins from FTI Consulting where she was most recently senior managing director and head of strategic communications Asia business operations, based in Hong Kong.

BEIJING — Influence Matters has hired Daisy Huang as account director. will lead strategy for the agency’s semiconductor, IoT and IT clients. Huang brings more than 10 years of experience at several highly-recognized global PR agencies including Ogilvy & Mather, Edelman, EMG and Weber Shandwick, and a strong focus on corporate and product communication strategy for B2B technology companies.

SYDNEY — Horizon Communication Group was named a winner at the 2018 Public Relations Institute of Australia (PRIA) State Awards in Sydney. Horizon was awarded the Golden Target Award in the government sponsored campaign category for its work with AUSTRAC, Australia’s financial intelligence agency.