Ruder Finn Inc.
301 East 57th St., New York, NY 10022
212/593-6400; fax: 212/593-6397
Public Relations: corporate reputation and media counsel, healthcare communications, C-suite thought leadership, business transformation, financial communications, crisis and issues management, employee engagement, technology communications, community building and experiential marketing.
Employees: 600. Founded: 1948.
Agency Statement: Ruder Finn is one of the largest independent global communications agencies with 12 offices across North America, Europe and Asia and more than 600 employees. As one of the only agencies co-headquartered in New York and China, Ruder Finn is uniquely positioned to provide clients with global perspective, insights and resources, yet offer localized knowledge of the markets that mean the most to our clients. We concentrate on activating transformational moments: large-scale high-impact creative campaigns for world-class companies who are transforming the way they do business, go to market and communicate with the people that matter most.
Our independence, deep bench of talent, and entrepreneurial spirit drives us to bring a “creative edge”, which we see as the freedom of imagination to see things in a new way and the sharpness of thinking to our global clients.
Ruder Finn provides hands-on experience and expertise of a local boutique agency across the agency’s four pillars: Health & Wellness, Corporate Reputation & Transformation, Technology & Innovation, and Consumer Connections with expertise in corporate reputation and media counsel, healthcare communications, C-suite thought leadership, business transformation, financial communications, crisis and issues management, employee engagement, technology communications, community building, experiential marketing and cause-related work. Supporting all of our offerings is a consistent focus on digital content and strategy through our award-winning full-service digital practice, RFI Studios, which has approximately 85 employees globally in New York, San Francisco and China.
We pride ourselves in our entrepreneurial culture, where every employee is empowered and encouraged to contribute at the highest level. Senior leaders at Ruder Finn, many of whom have been with the agency for over a decade, are deeply involved in all accounts. The agency has also won awards for being a best place to work in PR.
Kathy Bloomgarden, CEO; Michael Schubert, chief innovation officer; Louise Harris, chief global strategist; Jean-Michel Dumont, chmn. of Ruder Finn Asia; Rachel Spielman, global head of corp. comms.; Susan Goldstein, global head of healthcare; Robin Kim, exec. VP, global head of tech; Rum Ekhtiar, exec. VP; Scott Schneider, chief digital officer; Maryann Watson, pres., RFI Studios; Peggy Walsh, CFO; Keith Bloomgarden, head of opers.; Dushka Zapata, mng. dir. of San Francisco office
Ruder Finn New York:
Ruder Finn San Francisco:
Ruder Finn DC:
Alice Sofield, SVP
Ruder Finn U.K., Ltd. - London:
2nd Floor, 1 Bedford Street, London WC2E 9HG
+44 (0) 20 7438 3050; Fax: + 44 207 462 8999
Nick Leonard, mng. dir.
Chairman, Asia: Jean-Michel Dumont
Head, Greater China: Elan Shou
E101, East Lake Villas
35 Dongzhimenwai Main Street
Dongcheng District, Beijing 100027, PRC
+ (86) 10 6462 7321-26; Fax: + (86) 10 6462 7327
Paul Yang, VP & gen. mgr.
2nd Floor, Block 7
789 Huang Pi Nan Rd
Shanghai 200025, PRC
+ (86) 21 5383 1188; Fax: + (86) 21 6248 3176
Gao Ming, sr. VP & gen. mgr.
3rd Peace Road
Overseas Chinese Village, Guangzhou, 510095, PRC
+ (86) 20 8349 5783; Fax: +(86) 20 8359 9685
Grace Liang, office head
24/F Neich Tower
128 Gloucester Road, Hong Kong
+ (852) 2521 0800; Fax: + (852) 2521 7088
Ann Geronimi, VP & gen. mgr.
1 Coleman Street, #08-11 The Adelphi, Singapore 179803
+ (65) 6235 4495; Fax: + (65) 6235 7796
Yu Poh Leng, sr. VP & gen. mgr.
Unit 001A, Tower B, Ground Floor, Global Business Park, MG Road, Gurgaon Haryana, 122002
+ (91) 124 4264343
Radha Roy, country head
404, 4th Floor, Makhija Chambers, 196 Turner Road, Bandra, West Mumbai - 400050
+ (91) 22-40047644
Kishore Tijore, assoc. dir.
209, HM Geneva House, Cunningham Road, Bengaluru - 560052
+ (91) 80 40917845
Ameen Agmed, acct. dir.
Partial list of clients:
Johnson & Johnson
The Michael J. Fox Foundation