FleishmanHillard Inc. (formerly, Fleishman–Hillard) is a public relations and marketing agency founded and based in St. Louis, Missouri. It was acquired by Omnicom Group in 1997,[3] becoming part of the Diversified Agency Services (DAS) division.[4] The company was founded in 1946 by Alfred Fleishman and Robert E. Hillard.[5]

Company typePrivate
IndustryPublic relations
Founded1946; 78 years ago (1946)
FounderAlfred Fleishman
Robert E. Hillard
Area served
Key people
John Saunders
(President and CEO)[1]
ParentOmnicom Group[2]

In 1994, the company expanded its operations to the Asia Pacific region with an office in Beijing.[6] In May 2013, the company rebranded its name to FleishmanHillard and launched the slogan "the Power of True".[7] As of April 2021, the company had 78 offices in 30 countries across the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East, and Africa.[8]

Leadership edit

In January 2024, Hugh Taggart was hired as CEO of Fleishmanhillard in the United Kingdom. In February of the same year, Shin Tanaka, the president of FleishmanHillard in Japan, stepped down after 27 years and was replaced by Ryo Kanayama.[9]

References edit

  1. ^ Leadership, FleishmanHillard.com
  2. ^ Omnicom to Acquire Fleishman-Hillard, The New York Times, Glenn Collins, 10 April 1997.
  3. ^ Devlin, Edward S. (2006). Crisis Management Planning and Execution. Taylor & Francis. p. 372. ISBN 9780203485897.
  4. ^ Elliott, Stuart. (18 June 2012). "An Agency Division Chronicles Its Own I.T. Overhaul". The New York Times.
  5. ^ "FleishmanHillard Milestones". FleishmanHillard. Retrieved May 3, 2013.
  6. ^ "Agency Report: Fleishman-Hillard". The Holmes Report. 2010-03-29. Archived from the original on July 31, 2013. Retrieved 2013-08-05.
  7. ^ Elliott, Stuart (April 29, 2013). "The New Look of Public Relations". The New York Times.
  8. ^ "Agency Business Report 2021: FleishmanHillard". www.prweek.com. Retrieved 2022-02-13.
  9. ^ "FleishmanHillard Names New President In Japan". PRovoke Media. Retrieved 2024-02-15.

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