PR Agency Roundup Of March 

360PR+ has relocated its New York office to 60 Charlton Street, a LEED Gold certified building in the bustling Hudson Square district. Founder and CEO Laura Tomasetti emphasizes the office’s design, aimed at inspiring and supporting employees amidst the rise of hybrid work. The new space encourages collaboration, creativity, and learning, fostering a vibrant work environment. Notably, Three Cheers PR, specializing in spirits, will share the premises, enhancing opportunities for collaboration. Other tenants include Arcade Songs, Bubble Beauty, and Picus Capital.

5WPR represents Webull, the digital broker boasting 20 million users, as it prepares to go public through a $7.3 billion SPAC merger with SK Growth Opportunities Corp. The Wall Street Journal highlighted Webull’s meteoric rise in 2021, fueled by amateur investors flocking to commission-free platforms like Webull to trade meme stocks such as GameStop. Webull’s founder & CEO, Anquan Wang, expressed enthusiasm for the partnership with SK Growth, stating it aligns with their vision to establish Webull as the go-to platform for the new generation of investors worldwide. The broker intends to utilize the $100 million raised from the SPAC for developing new products and expanding into international markets. 

Finn Partners launches the “global health impact group,” providing expertise in policy, advocacy, and media to drive global health outcomes and economic development. Led by Richard Hatzfeld, Mark Chataway, and Christopher Nial, the group collaborates with governments, NGOs, and multinational firms. Hatzfeld emphasizes health’s role in economic growth, stressing the group’s focus on emerging markets and underserved communities. The initiative aims to address public policy and communications needs in areas like immunization, water, sanitation, and maternal health, operating globally across approximately 100 countries.

Ruder Finn expands its Middle East presence through the acquisition of UAE-based Atteline, its regional hub. Led by Sophie Simpson, Atteline’s founder, the 30-person team joins Ruder Finn’s global strategy. CEO Kathy Bloomgarden emphasizes the move’s timing amid the UAE’s and GCC’s growth trajectory. This marks Ruder Finn’s debut acquisition in the region, amplifying its PR and marketing services to meet escalating demand. The Dubai expansion aligns with Ruder Finn’s international growth agenda, following previous strategic acquisitions like Pandan in Malaysia, reinforcing its digital capabilities regionally.

Kristen Ingraham assumes the role of president, North America atClarity. Formerly Senior VP at Padilla, Ingraham brings a wealth of experience, having held positions at Buffalo.Agency, Porter Novelli, and PMK*BNC. She now leads Clarity’s expansion across North America, leveraging her leadership skills and extensive market contacts. Rachel Gilley, Clarity’s CEO, praises Ingraham’s commercial insight and diverse sector expertise, aligning with the company’s tech-focused heritage. Ingraham’s appointment coincides with the formation of a new executive committee, supporting Gilley’s vision for Clarity’s global growth strategy, following her recent appointment as CEO.

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