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Zeno Group Ranked PR firm

Zeno Group

140 Broadway, 39th flr., New York, NY 10005

212/299-8888

[email protected]

www.zenogroup.com

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Employees: 700+

Founded: 1998.

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: IPG Names Accenture's Zoghby Chief Commerce Strategy Officer

Thu., Jan. 26, 2023

...consumer brand practice growth lead. Cox Battles joins the agency after 11 years at Zeno Group , where she most recently led the consumer practice in the East. “Jackie is a...

On the Move: BRG Communications Names Sloan COO

Thu., Sep. 29, 2022

...of media relations at BCW. She previously held the VP media relations spot at Zeno Group and worked as a director at Havas Formula at 360PR+. In her new post,...

State Dept. Details China's PR to Cover Up Human Rights Abuses

Wed., Aug. 31, 2022

...she landed a top PR job at—surprise, surprise—Fox Corp. Hicks began her PR career at Zeno Group and represented Ivanka Trump at Hiltzik Strategies before joining the Trump Organization as communications...

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's Top Pros Talk: Michael Brito

Fri., Apr. 8, 2022

... Zeno Group global head of analytics Michael Brito says that "using data to understand the whitespace...

Technology PR Firms Registered 'Hyper-Growth' in '21

Thu., Mar. 31, 2022

...spot. Other big gainers included #4 Finn Partners (up 53.6 percent to $46.2 million), #5 Zeno Group (up 44.7 percent to $30.2 million), #7 Walker Sands (up 40.2 percent to $28.5...

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. No. 1...

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 Heather Kernahan 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  Barby Siegel ...

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...

People: GCI Health Names Pennock, Fesemyer and Kennedy Senior VPs

Tue., Dec. 3, 2019

...senior vice presidents are Kalyn Fesemyer and Judi Kennedy. Pennock comes to GCI from Zeno Group , where he served as SVP, digital health. He was previously a senior vice president...

Zeno Hires Davidson to Head NYC, DC Healthcare

Mon., Nov. 18, 2019

... Kevin Davidson Zeno Group has hired Kevin Davidson as executive VP in charge of its healthcare business in...

On the Move: Ink & Roses Hires Zeno Group's Janine McCargo; Osborn Barr | Paramore Adds Gunpowder Inc.'s Tim Lindstedt; Oak Street Funding Recruits National Grid's Iliana Williams for CMO

Fri., Oct. 4, 2019

...has brought on Janine McCargo as VP, healthcare. McCargo comes to the agency from Zeno Group , where she was a VP. She was previously a senior VP at Tiberend Strategic...

On the Move: Current Global Taps Eddie Garrett for Exec. VP; Crosby Marketing Ups Gillian Pommerehn, Bridget Stockdale; Silverline Names Ellen Backus, Joey Marquart Heads of Chicago, Salt Lake City

Thu., Sep. 12, 2019

...its new outpost in Salt Lake City. Backus was previously a senior VP at Zeno Group . She will focus on expanding Silverline’s presence in the Midwest and developing integrated corporate...

Accounts in Transit: Zeno Catches Zebra Technologies; Issa PR Gets Herbés Luxury Cannabis Firm; Williams Mills Adds KBS Analytics

Fri., Aug. 16, 2019

... Zeno Group  has been named agency of record in the Americas for Zebra Technologies Corporation, a company that manufactures...

On the Move: Berk Communications Hires Matthew Frappier; Brinks Banks on Chris X. Moloney; Showtime Puts Michael Engelman in CMO Seat

Mon., Jul. 8, 2019

...he was VP at Edelman, and he has also worked at Harrison & Shriftman, Zeno Group and Magrino. In his new position, he will lead media strategy and relations across...

On the Move: APCO Hires Zeno Group's Steve Earl; Haven Tower Names Larry Roth Advisory Board Chair; Stein IAS Makes Ed Davis VP-Client Services

Thu., May 30, 2019

...Worldwide has brought on Steve Earl as managing director, London, effective July 1. Earl joins APCO from Zeno Group , where he is currently managing director of Europe, having founded that agency’s operations in...

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...

On the Move: BCW Names Johanna Skilling, Jeffrey Cutler Exec. VPs; H+K Ups Claire Holden to UK Chief Innovation Officer; SourceCode Hires Hugh Collins; George P. Johnson Ups Fiona Bruder to Exec. VP-Client Success

Tue., May 7, 2019

...agency’s North America strategic planning team across all practices. Cutler comes to BCW from Zeno Group , where he was executive vice president, performance marketing and head of analytics. He built...

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...

Conrad Hilton Foundation Lures Marshall Stowell; PR Talent Adds Zeno's Matt Batt; Buffalo Groupe Taps Derek Koenig for Creative/Content; Federal Advocates Hires Kip Talley as Govenment Affairs Leader

Wed., Mar. 27, 2019

...recruited Matt Batt as managing director of its Chicago office. Batt comes to the firm from Zeno Group , where he most recently served as senior VP, managing such consumer clients as Sears...

On the Move: H+K Hires Molly Schlinger as US Creative Strategist; Walker Sands Ups Annie Gudorf; Spyglass Media Taps MGM Alum Kristin Cotich For Global PR

Tue., Mar. 19, 2019

...as leading new business pitches. She was previously director, digital strategy and planning at Zeno Group and senior strategic planner at Access Communications. H+K global president says that Schlinger will...

On the Move: Zeno Sites Allanjit Singh in Singapore; Y&R PR Adds Lindsay Anthony, Jenifer Slaw; Marathon Strategies Hires Matthew West; WGBH Names Ann Fudge Chair, Tina Cassidy CMO

Thu., Mar. 7, 2019

... Allanjit Singh Zeno Group  has named Allanjit Singh managing director, with oversight of the agency’s Singapore office. Singh comes to Zeno...

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...

Accounts in Transit: Zeno Group Snags State Farm; Gatesman Reps RIT; S&A Commnications Signs Up First Bank

Fri., Jan. 18, 2019

... Zeno Group has been named public relations agency of record for State Farm. State Farm’s previous...

Zeno Names Fu China President

Mon., Dec. 3, 2018

... Ruby Fu Zeno Group , which is part of DJE Holdings, has named Ruby Fu to the new post...

Zeno Alum Bunn Joins BCW

Tue., Oct. 30, 2018

... Thomas Bunn 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. Fox also...

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 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

... Cheryl Overton 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...

Capozzi Challenges PR to ‘Touch One More Life’

Thu., May 10, 2018

...the audience, saying, time’s up for words about diversity, it’s time for action. Barby Siegel, Zeno Group CEO, and Lisa Ryan, Heyman Group senior VP, co-chaired the awards ceremony that was...

Hicks Has Bright PR Future Ahead

Mon., Mar. 5, 2018

...the White House. While there’ve been reports that the PR vet, who held stints at Zeno Group and Hiltzik Strategies, is considering crisis communications gigs, I think she’d do great at...

People on the Move

Tue., Feb. 27, 2018

...business development and Meredith DeSanti as VP of strategy and creative. Gramuglia comes to BML from Zeno Group , where he was a senior account supervisor. Before that, he held several executive positions...

Heavy-Hitters Launch Potomac International Partners

Mon., Feb. 26, 2018

...as affiliates in Latin America, Asia, and EMEA. Phil Armstrong (alumnus of Hill & Knowlton, Zeno Group and Euro RSCG) heads New York while Adam Rak (veteran TechAmerica and Symantec) leads...

We Have One Thing to Do: Vote

Wed., Dec. 20, 2017

...you can reach me at [email protected] *** John Berard, a veteran of Hill+Knowlton Strategies, FleishmanHillard and Zeno Group , is an advisor to a small group of public relations agencies; each of which...

Egencia Books Crafted Communications

Wed., Mar. 15, 2017

...Molly Mulloy began working with Expedia Media Solutions in 2010 while they were at Zeno Group . “The team at Crafted have been a core part of our marketing team for the...

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