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Hill & Knowlton is a multinational Public Relations firm owned by WPP Group since 1987, one of the largest world conglomerates. The PR firm has offices in 88 locations around the world, including Asia, Canada, the U.K., Latin America, and the U.S. Some of their largest clients include AIG Insurance, PIMCO, Australia, Kellogg Company, and Procter and Gamble.

The firm was founded in 1927 just as the great depression was showing its ugly face, John Hill opened the first office in Cleveland after leaving a secure job as a newspaperman. In the beginning, he worked mainly with banks, but when one of the big ones failed, he partnered with a leading banker Donald Knowlton and firm history began. In less than 10 years, they had grown enough to move H&K PR Agency headquarters to New York City, and they’ve been on a growth trajectory ever since.

News From Burson-Marsteller, Fahlgren Mortine, Beckerman, Zimmerman, and Hill+Knowlton

News From Burson-Marsteller, Fahlgren Mortine, Beckerman, Zimmerman, and Hill+Knowlton

Jonathan Stern Now MD for Burson-Marsteller’s Miami Office Jonathan Stern just joined Burson-Marsteller this week to become their managing director and market leader in the Miami office. This office works for Florida accounts but also works a great deal with Latin American businesses. Stern will be in charge of client branding/marketing, consumer, digital, health care, […]

Kenya Tourism Board Issues Online Marketing RFP

Kenya Tourism Board Issues Online Marketing RFP

The Kenya Tourism Board intends to roll out a global online marketing campaign. To create a rich, impactful and memorable digital experience, content marketing will play a leading role for the successful implementation of this campaign across various digital environments. PR News For You: Palmdale, California Issues Marketing RFP 10 Tips for Getting Power Retweets […]

Nairobi, Kenya Government Office Seeking PR Agency

Nairobi, Kenya Government Office Seeking PR Agency

The National Transport and safety Authority in Nairobi, Kenya was established through an Act of Parliament; the objective of forming the Authority was to harmonize the operations of the key road transport departments and help in effectively managing the road transport sub-sector and minimizing loss of lives through road accidents. They are seeking a communications […]

PR News from WPP, PR New Hires, Mercury, Edelman, H+K, and Bell Pottinger

WPP Subpoenaed by Department of Justice Three of WPP’s subsidiaries have been pulled into the U.S. DOJ’s investigation into production practices. WPP is a communications holding company based in London, and they are cooperating with the DOJ’s investigation. Some of the PR companies under the WPP umbrella include Burson-Marsteller, Ogilvy PR, and Hill+Knowlton Strategies. This […]

PR News from APCO Worldwide, Hill+Knowlton Strategies, Porter Novelli, MSLGroup, Allison & Partners, B|W|R Public Relations, and FleishmanHillard

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Kim Gagne Joins APCO as Sr. Tech Advisor A former Microsoft senior director of industry affairs, Kim Gagne will now be the senior advisor for APCO Worldwide’s tech practice. He will be based in the U.K. and working out of both the London and Brussels offices. PR News For You: Weber Shandwick: North American Women […]

Public Relations News from The Middle East & Hill & Knowlton

2016 Middle East PR Association Honors PR Agencies in the Region

2016 Middle East PR Association Honors PR Agencies in the Region There were lots of awards given, but a few agencies cashed in with the number of award recognitions they received at the recent Middle East PR Association event. Edelman Dabo, Cicero & Bernay, Hill+Knowlton Strategies, Four Communications, Ogilvy PR, and Weber Shandwick all won […]