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Corporate reputation & leadership strategies; government relations, policy & advocacy; crisis & issues management; transaction & financial communications; transformation & change; presentation & media training; research & insights; digital strategies; design & creative.
FGS Global is the strategic advisor for the stakeholder economy. FGS Globalís team includes leaders in all aspects of strategic communications, including corporate reputation, crisis management, government affairs, and transformation and change, and is the leading force in financial communications worldwide. FGS Global offers clients seamless and integrated support across the globe, with offices in 27 countries and more than 1,200 professionals across multidisciplinary practice areas, including design and creative, digital strategy, and research and insights. FGS Global was created through a combination of Finsbury, Sard Verbinnen & Co. The Glover Park Group and Hering Schuppener.
George Sard, Roland Rudd, and Carter Eskew, co-chairmen; Paul Holmes, vice chair; Mike Feldman and Paul Verbinnen, co-chairs, North America; Alexander Geiser, global CEO; Andrew Cole, deputy global CEO & Co-CEO of North America; Joel Johnson, Paul Kranhold and Winnie Lerner, co-CEOs, North America; Faeth Birch, CEO, UK, Middle East and Asia; Brigitte von Haacke, CEO, Europe
FGS Global in the news with O'Dwyer's:
Ex-US Chief Protocol Officer Joins FGS
Tue., Sep. 19, 2023...Penavic Marshall
Former Chief of Protocol of the United States Capricia Penavic Marshall has joined FGS Global as a partner, based in DC.
Marshall also served as deputy assistant to the president...
Dentons Reps Colombia's Cities
Tue., Sep. 19, 2023...Ja’Ron Smith leads the Asocapitales' team that includes associate partners Daniel Broom and Tatiana Torres.
FGS Global began working for Colombia on Sept. 1 under a one-year $540K contract....
FGS Global Takes Klaviyo Public
Mon., Sep. 11, 2023...
FGS Global represents Boston-based Klaviyo, marketing automation and data platform, that plans to go public in...
FGS Global Adds Harrison, Gasser
Tue., Aug. 8, 2023...
Akin Harrison, Rebecca Gasser
FGS Global appoints Akin Harrison as chief legal officer and Rebecca Gasser as global chief information...
Tech Slump Hits WPP
Fri., Aug. 4, 2023...gain.
WPP’S PR group recorded 2.1 percent growth in 1H revenues to $748M.
Hill+Knowlton Strategies and FGS Global posted strong results, while BCW recorded a slight dip in revenues....
On the Move: ROKK Solutions Hires FGS Global's Morgan
Wed., Jul. 26, 2023...
ROKK Solutions brings on Justine Morgan as VP. Morgan comes to ROKK from FGS Global , where she was director of strategic communications. She previously served as VP, public affairs...
FGS Global Reps Targeted SoftwareOne
Thu., Jul. 20, 2023...
FGS Global represents SoftwareOne as the Swiss technology company receives its second unsolicited takeover offer from...
Brunswick, FGS Global Work Nasdaqís Software Deal
Mon., Jun. 12, 2023...and stock to acquire the Adenza software business of Thoma Bravo, which relies on FGS Global for its media relations duties.
Adenza is the result of the combination of the Calypso...
Labbad Lands at Invariant
Tue., May 9, 2023...
Gloria Labbad, partner and senior counsel at FGS Global , has joined Heather Podesta’s Invariant as it beefs up its litigations unit.
She did a...
WPP Reports 2.9% Rise in Q1 Revenues
Thu., Apr. 27, 2023...in growth areas such as influencer marketing and healthcare.
The PR group of Hill+Knowlton Strategies, FGS Global and BCW Global posted a 2.2 percent uptick in revenues to $365M.
"Our public relations...
WPP Makes FGS/KKR Deal Official
Tue., Apr. 11, 2023...Read
WPP CEO Mark Read has announced that KKR has made a “growth investment" in FGS Global , a transaction that values the strategic & financial communications firm at $1.4B.
He welcomed KKR...
KKR Takes Stake in FGS Global
Thu., Apr. 6, 2023...
Private equity giant KKR is expected to buy a 30 percent stake in FGS Global , a transaction that values the financial PR/crisis communications firm in the $1.4B range.
FGS Global Adds Medtronic, ExxonMobil Alum
Mon., Mar. 27, 2023...Clark, who headed communications at Medtronic and ExxonMobil in a 25-year career, has joined FGS Global as managing director in Chicago.
At Medtronic, Clark was CCO in charge of internal/external outreach,...
WPP Posts 6.7% Growth in '22
Thu., Feb. 23, 2023...can help them navigate this new world,”
WPPs PR units BCW Global, Hill+Knowlton Strategies and FGS Global posted 8.2 percent growth for the year.
Read told O'Dwyers that PR, PA and strategic...
On the Move: Lansons Adds Teneo's Vaughan
Thu., Feb. 23, 2023...her leadership skills make her a further exciting hire at the top of Lansons.”
FGS Global names former Medtronic chairman and chief executive Bill George as a senior advisor of...
Teneo's Cochran Returns to USDA
Fri., Feb. 10, 2023...in its communications office.
She joined the global CEO advisory from Glover Park Group (now FGS Global ), where she led its food and agriculture practice.
Prior to GPG, Cochran did a nearly...
Joele Frank Faces FGS Global in Emerson/NI Clash
Tue., Jan. 17, 2023...takeover offer for National Instruments in its effort to forge a global automation powerhouse. FGS Global works for NI.
The St. Louis-based company submitted the offer on Nov. 3 but its...
Vultures Circle Over WPP
Tue., Jan. 10, 2023...the parent of BCW, Hill+Knowlton Strategies and Ogilvy as well as majority stakeholder in FGS Global .
The Telegraph also speculated that Silchester may push for the removal of WPP chairman Roberto...
Good Riddance 2022
Wed., Dec. 28, 2022...when it comes to making a year-round commitment, according to a report from WPP Unite.
FGS Global handles the initial public offering of Luberef, the oil refining unit of the Saudi...
WPP Posts 3.8% Q3 Growth
Wed., Oct. 26, 2022...marketing, ecommerce and digital transformation.
The PR/PA group, which includes Hill+Knowlton Strategies, BCW, Ogilvy and FGS Global , posted 5.8 percent growth to $343M.
"It’s been another strong quarter for our public relations...
Truss' Crackerjack PR Team Let Her Down
Tue., Oct. 4, 2022...the lineup of heavy-hitters.
Ruth Porter, deputy chief of staff, was a managing director at FGS Global and head of international affairs, government relations and regulatory strategy at the London Stock...
ASC Reps Light St. Capitalís Move Vs. Zendesk Deal
Mon., Aug. 29, 2022...and revised corporate operating plan.
ASC Advisors’ Steve Bruce and Taylor Ingraham handle Light Street Capital.
FGS Global ’s John Christiansen and Zachary Tramonti represented Zendesk in the H&F/Permira deal....
Longacre Square Handles CSCís Flexsteel Bid
Fri., Aug. 26, 2022...the proposal to determine the best course of action for the company and its shareholders.
FGS Global 's George Sard, Jared Levy and Bryan Locke handle media for Flexsteel.
Longacre Square's Greg Marose...
Evolution of Shareholder Activism
Mon., Aug. 8, 2022...place to mitigate the threat.
John Christiansen, Bryan Locke and Jared Levy are Partners at FGS Global ....
WPP Posts 8.7% 1H Growth
Fri., Aug. 5, 2022...the PR growth was across the board at Hill+Knowlton Strategies, BCW, Ogilvy PR and FGS Global .
“The breadth and depth at our offer, from consumer to corporate PR as well as...