Two M Booth Employees Promoted to SVP Status Both Scott Varland and Michelle Overall joined M Booth in February and are now being put in SVP roles as SVP of marketing tech, and SVP of entertainment marketing respectively. Varley will work with both the content studio (Made@Mbooth) and creative team in place at the firm […]
The Brunswick Group is a private partnership headquartered in London, with their U.S main office in New York City. The New York office managing partner, Antonio Ortolani, was previously employed at both Weber Shandwick and Edelman. They have approximately 900 employees – 250 of them in the United States. There are 115 partners worldwide and 23 wholly owned offices in 14 countries covering the U.S., Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and South America. Their work specialties are in the corporate and financial communications, investor relations, coaching, opinion research, and internal communications areas.
The group was founded in 1987, by Alan Parker, a friend of the former U.K. Prime Minister Gordon Brown and current P.M., David Cameron. It is primarily an international lobbying and PR firm. Though they are considered one of the top PR agencies in the U.K., they remain outside the usual channels. Parker is something of a recluse from a PR perspective, hardly ever granting interviews. He’s reported to have said, ‘It's bad manners to get between the client and the footlights,' The Group does not participate in lists with other PR firms generally (i.e., PR Week’s fee income rankings).
They guard their client list against public scrutiny.Some of their former clients are known, and that group includes Marconi Corporation, Martha Stewart, Marks & Spencer, St. James Place, Shell Oil, Burger King, Safeway, Reuters, and Time Warner.
Omnicom Group’s Stock Position Raised During 2016, Omnicom Group Inc.’s (OMC) shares have seen good days and bad days with the various investment management groups and funds. Pzena Investment Management sold 2.6% (121,538 shares) of their stake during the third quarter. Janus Capital Management LLC raised their position by 24.5% during the second quarter and […]
Alison Brod Marketing & Communications – Only Women on Staff It’s not that Alison Brod and her company won’t hire men, they just hardly ever get applications from men, that may be in part because one of the perks of the job is free beauty products. The beauty, fashion, and lifestyle boutique firm in Murray […]
Brunswick Group is headquartered in London, England and is part of the WPP Group. They have 23 offices in 14 countries, and four of the offices are in the U.S. — San Francisco, Dallas, New York, and DC. Brunswick was founded in 1987 and focuses on business, financial, investor, and mergers and acquisitions sectors, and […]
Jean-Michel Dumont Receives SABRE Award Jean-Michel Dumont relocated to Asia 30 years ago, initially as a consultant for pioneering Asian public relations firm Interasia but later as a general manager for Edelman. He later joined Ruder Finn in 2001 as the New York firm began its expansion into Asia. Ruder Finn is now one of […]
Some Public Relations news tidbits from this week: Ketchum Chairman, Ray Kotcher Inducted into International Communications Consultancy Organization Hall of Fame The International Communications Consultancy Organization inducted Ray Kotcher, a senior partner and chairman of Ketchum into their Hall of Fame. According to the organization, Ray has made “exceptional progress in the internationalization of the […]
Some news round-ups from the fast-moving Public Relations world – even in the days leading up to Thanksgiving, there’s media coverage of the world of PR: Nancy Behrman PR Tax Delinquents Nancy Behrman PR Tax Delinquents. Nancy Behrman, the founder of Behrman PR Communications, an NY beauty and lifestyle PR firm, made it onto the latest […]
Business Insider has come out with their feature story on the best tech PR people of 2015, and not surprisingly it includes a who’s who of PR professionals from technology leaders including Twitter, Google, Uber and more. Those on the list include PR agency staffers from Brunswick Group, Ruder Finn, Waggener Edstrom, and the biggest […]