| Geographical Index
| Specialty Index
140 Broadway, 39th flr.,
Agency Statement: Zeno Group
is the fiercely independent and global, integrated communications agency, born from PR. We bring together the boldest and brightest talent to help clients across industries and sectors unleash the power of strategic communications. Guided by our "Fearless Pursuit of the Unexpected," we push the boundaries to achieve real business value and societal impact for clients. Winner of the industry's most coveted awards including the 2022 PRWeek
Global Agency of the Year, 2022 PRWeek
U.S. Large Agency of the Year, 2022 PRWeek
Purpose Agency of the Year, PRovoke
Best Large Agency to Work For in North America, 2021 PRovoke
Global Creative Agency of the Year, 2021 PRovoke
North American Agency of the Year, 2021 PRWeek
Agency of the Year and a three-time winner of PRWeek
's Best Places to Work. Zeno has also been previously recognized by the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Zeno is a DJE Holdings Company.
Global Leadership Team:
Barby K. Siegel, CEO; Nancy Ruscheinski, COO; Grant Deady, chief culture officer and mng. dir., Chicago; Carol Gronlund, chief talent officer; Tony Blasco, CFO; Paul Mottram, regional pres., Zeno Asia-Pacific; Ruby Fu, pres., Zeno China; Jo Patterson, mng. dir., 3 Monkeys - Zeno UK; Therese Caruso, mng. dir., global strategy and insights; Byron Calamese, mng. dir., New York and D.C; Mark Shadle, mng. dir., corporate; Todd Irwin, mng. dir., technology and California; Alison DaSilva, mng. dir., purpose and impact; Tracey Thiele, mng. dir., global creative services; Kristie Kuhl, mng. dir., global health and wellness; Julie Georgas, mng. dir., Canada; Cendrine Seror, mng. dir., France; David Lian, mng. dir., growth and innovation, Asia; Sarah Jüttner, mng. dir., Zeno Germany: Andrea Richardson, exec. VP, diversity, equity and inclusion; Jeff Burnett, head of client experience; Thomas Bunn, global head of planning; Michael Brito, global head of analytics; Rick Rhodes, global head of sports and entertainment consulting; Yoni Gedan, global head of research
Zeno Group in the news with O'Dwyer's:
On the Move: Brunswick Group Snags PwC's Karaki
Tue., Oct. 3, 2023...Hyde Park Communications and Ruder Finn, in addition to serving as a VP at Zeno Group and Levick. He has advised and consulted major companies on public affairs matters, corporate...
PR's Top Pros Talk: Byron Calamese
Thu., Jul. 20, 2023...from "aspiration to more intentionality," says Byron Calamese, managing director of Zeno East for Zeno Group .
That takes addressing "the realities of resourcing, budget, representation, focus," Calamese tells Doug Simon. "And...
Edelman Ups Margot Edelman to NY/GM
Thu., Apr. 20, 2023...Selim Bingol, who retired last month.
Suris has been working at Edelman and sister shop, Zeno Group , for the last four years.
Previously, he was executive VP-corporate communications at Wells Fargo and...
Tech Guru Benecke Takes McKinsey Post
Tue., Apr. 18, 2023...thought leadership contents and experts and forge new relationships with strategic influencers.
Benecke, who co-founded Zeno Group , also served as president of Cognito US, chief growth officer at Ruder Finn, global tech...
PR Firms Chart 18.2% Growth In '22
Mon., Mar. 27, 2023...monitoring, target list development, writing/editing materials, developing social content, and providing analytics on content performance.
Zeno Group Works Toward Something Better
PR's Top Pros Talk: Kristie Kuhl
Fri., Jun. 3, 2022...to do, it’s the ethical thing to do, and it is good for business," Zeno Group global managing director of health and wellness Kristie Kuhl tells Doug Simon.
Kuhl says that...
On the Move: Current Global Ups Rohr to Head Tech
Wed., May 4, 2022...and originator of its digital marketing function. He was previously a vice president at both Zeno Group and Golin. At Baretz+Brunelle, he will work with law firms and other clients to...
PR's Top Pros Talk: Andréa Richardson
Mon., May 2, 2022..."We've got four generations in the workforce today," says Zeno Group global head of diversity, equity & inclusion Andréa Richardson. "I think it's just a...
PR Firms Report Robust 29.7% Growth in '21
Fri., Mar. 25, 2022...posted an 83.4 percent rise in revenues to $194.9M.
Finn Partners (+48.9 percent to $162.2M), Zeno Group (39.9 percent to $118.6M) and Real Chemistry (+36.0 percent to $475M) ranked next.
Lazar Succeeds Kuhl at Finn Partners Health Unit
Mon., Feb. 28, 2022...global practice leader of its health unit.
She succeeds Kristie Kuhl, who will take over Zeno Group ’s health and wellness practice at the end of March.
Lazar joined Finn Partners after it...
On the Move: Bezos Earth Fund Names Cobos CCO
Fri., Feb. 25, 2022...Suris was most recently executive managing director for C-suite strategies and crisis communications at Zeno Group , Edelman’s sister agency. He was previously head of corporate communications at Wells Fargo and...
Brunswick Group's Anderson Joins AbMac
Mon., Nov. 1, 2021...who matter most, and with tangible, measurable results.”
Prior to Brunswick, Anderson held posts at Zeno Group (director of paid media), Kivvit (principal of digital strategy) and APCO Worldwide (senior associate...
Plank Center Celebrates Milestones in Mentoring
Tue., Oct. 12, 2021...recognizes outstanding mentors in an agency setting or consulting role, is being given to Zeno Group CEO Barby K. Siegel.
From 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Nov. 11, the center...
On the Move: Finsbury Hires Ex-EPA PA Advisor Bloomgren
Thu., Sep. 23, 2021...Before that, she was editor-in-chief of ALM’s Legaltech News and InsideCounsel. Long comes to Bliss from Zeno Group , where she was a senior account supervisor. She has also worked at Porter Novelli...
Tech Firms Ride Out a Tough 2020
Thu., Apr. 22, 2021...Partners, which came in third, dipped from $32 million to $30 million, and number-five Zeno Group fell from $22.6 million to $20.9 million.
Meeting the Challenges
Hotwire CEO, North America Heather...
Independent PR Firms Posted 3.8% Growth in 2020
Mon., Apr. 5, 2021...ecosystem and closely integrate operations “to deliver data-driven tech-enabled health marketing and communications solutions.”
Zeno Group Returns Sacrificed Salaries
PR Firms Pledge to Boost LIfe in Chicago
Fri., Oct. 16, 2020...agencies, PR and strategic communications firms, and healthcare marketing organizations that include Edelman, Ogilvy, Zeno Group , Current Global, MSL, Havas Chicago and Flowers Communications Group.
The initiative will connect organizations with...
Independent PR Firms Grew 7.7% in ’19
Mon., Apr. 13, 2020...blue-chip brands from the food and beverage, retail, and sports and entertainment sectors.”
Zeno Exceeds Boundaries
Zeno Group CEO Barby Siegel said 2019 showed that “a mid-sized firm can exceed boundaries and...
Data Reign as PR Faces Future Market Volatility
Tue., May 28, 2019...the gains among the Top 10 firms. Prosek Partners (+15.1 percent to $47 million), Zeno Group (+13.6 percent to $73.4 million), ICR (+9.0 percent to $69.2 million) and Finn Partners...
Hope Hicks Cooperates with House's Trump Probe
Wed., May 22, 2019...Hicks landed a top PR job at Fox. She began her PR career at Zeno Group and represented Ivanka Trump at Hiltzik Strategies before joining the Trump Organization as communications...
Wells Fargo’s Ex-PR Chief Joins Zeno
Wed., Apr. 10, 2019...PR chief at Wells Fargo who exited amid its fake accounts scandal, has joined Zeno Group as executive VP for corporate and crisis strategy.
At his departure from the embattled bank...
Top 25 PR Firms Post 12.9% Jump in '18 Income
Wed., Mar. 27, 2019...paced the gains among the Top 10 firms. Prosek Partners (+15.1 percent to $47M), Zeno Group (+13.6 percent to $73.4M), ICR (+9.0 percent to $69.2M) and Finn Partners (+8.0 percent...
Cook Provides PR Recipe to Mattel
Wed., Mar. 6, 2019...of the agency by London-based Freud Communications. She was previously a senior VP at Zeno Group and has managed client accounts at FleishmanHillard. She’s handled clients such as Nintendo, Sony...
Zeno Alum Bunn Joins BCW
Tue., Oct. 30, 2018...
Thomas Bunn, who was managing director in Zeno Group 's New York office in charge of 85 staffers, has joined BCW as executive VP-global...
Hope Hicks Lands at Fox
Mon., Oct. 8, 2018...Strategies, where she repped Ivanka Trump’s business interests. She began a PR career at Zeno Group , which is part of DJE Holdings.
Hicks, 29, will be based in Los Angeles.
PRSA-NY Presents 2018's Crop of Big Apple Awards
Thu., Jun. 14, 2018...and GCI Health were all double winners.
Three firms—Finn Partners, Hunter Public Relations and The Zeno Group —were named to the 2018 Inaugural Diversity Data Honor Roll.
The individual awards were presented to...
Diversity in PR Stressed at Big Apple Awards
Tue., Jun. 12, 2018...diversity data, explained PRSA-NY chapter president Sharon Fenster.
Finn Partners, Hunter Public Relations and The Zeno Group are the first recipients
“Publicly sharing diversity statistics has proven to be one of the...
Joele Frank Works Catterton’s Honest Deal
Thu., Jun. 7, 2018...the deal for THC. The firm also is working Catterton’s investment in Spain’s Goiko Grill.
Zeno Group , which is a Daniel J. Edelman Co., has Courtney Urban handling THC. ...
Zeno Keys in on B-M’s Key
Thu., May 31, 2018...
Margaret Key, most recently CEO of Burson-Marsteller’s sprawling Asia-Pacific region, has joined Zeno Group to helm its APAC operation.
Zeno, which is a Daniel J. Edelman Co., has 135...
People on the Move
Thu., May 17, 2018...
Egami Group has appointed Cheryl Overton president, a newly created position. Overton comes to Egami from Zeno Group , where she was executive vice president and New York consumer marketing practice lead. She...