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Ruder Finn Public Relations News, Updates, Insights, Gossip and More
Ruder Finn is a multinational firm with headquarters in both New York City and Beijing. They also have 10 additional offices in the U.S., the Middle East, Europe, Asia Pacific, and China. Some of their largest clients include Cisco, Amgen, Citi, AstraZeneca, MetLife, Experian, Hermes, Novartis, and Volkswagen Group. The agency has won awards for being a great place to work.
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Ruder-Finn, a full-service integrated communications consultancy, specializes in 'shareable' technology that they call “sharepower.” The agency is a world leader in cutting-edge innovations in the public relations arena, with its own co-headquarters based in the United States and China. It is one of the world's largest privately-owned communications agencies. Established in 1948 by David Finn and Bill Ruder with only one client, Perry Como, the agency, housed in eight locations worldwide, has since grown to four divisions, including Health & Wellness, Technology & Innovation, Corporate Reputation & Transformation, and Consumer Connections.
The mission of Ruder Finn is to turn client-centered excellence into a building block for future innovations. The company shapes the public relations messaging by focusing on public relations as story-telling, and by using those stories to make emotional and far-reaching deep interconnections with their client's consumer markets.
Ruder Finn's public relations operations include branding, creative development, integrated communications-digital, advertising, media planning and buying, and event management. The company caters to a human-centered creative edge to serve clients who are in the business of transforming the world. RFI Studios focuses on the global electronic marketing world as an area of concentration in three areas: digital, technological, and creative. RfRadius provides strategy consulting and multi-channel marketing solutions; rfinsights deploys smart data SEO/SEM and predictive analytics, and ruder*finn effect helps causes and movements to activate communities around mass social media and interactive causes.
Specializing in global reputation management, consumer lifestyle, corporate healthcare, B2B communications, technology, and banking and finance, the agency studies and launches innovations in trends, technologies, and ideas that reshape business, communications, and creativity. Kathy Bloomgarten, PhD/CEO, and daughter of founder David Finn currently leads Ruder Finn.
Ruder Finn clientele includes well-known brand developers and distributors:
The Home Depot
Johnson & Johnson
Kenneth Cole Productions
The Michael Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research Michelin Mondelez International NOKIA Novartis Pepsico Pfizer Richemont Sanofi Showtime Samsung Shire Sundance Polaroid SWING TiVo Volkswagen Volvo VISA
Ruder Finn's office are located in New York, San Francisco, London, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, India, and Malaysia.
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Ruder Finn is a public relations and communications company dedicated to transformation. The company helps institutions around the world to transform their brands and go to market in unique and memorable ways. The independence and creativity that Ruder Finn brings to its work, along with its broad selection of talent mean that the organization rises […]
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Ruder Finn Asia Receives Top Marketing Rankings in China The R3 Worldwide China 2017 PR Scope Research gave Ruder Finn four rankings in the Number One slots. Ruder has moved from receiving fourth and second place ratings in 2015, proving their exemplary efforts in media relations and client services. Their four #1 rank came in […]
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