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FGS Global

FGS Global

909 Third Ave., New York, NY 10022


[email protected]
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.

Founded: 1992.

Agency Statement:

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 26 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:

Hope Hicks Rides to Dolan's Rescue

Wed., Feb. 1, 2023

...government affairs at the National Football League until 2015. He now is a partner at FGS Global ....

FGS Global Works Genesis Chapter 11

Fri., Jan. 20, 2023

... FGS Global is handling the Chapter 11 filing of Genesis Global cryptocurrency lender, which is the...

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...

FGS Global, Joele Frank Handle Satellite Deal

Fri., Dec. 16, 2022

... FGS Global and Joele Frank are working Advent International’s $6.4B takeover of Maxar Technologies, Westminster, CO-based...

FGS Global Takes China's Lanvin Group Public

Wed., Dec. 14, 2022

... FGS Global is supporting Shanghai-based Lanvin Group as it begins trading on the New York Stock...

FGS Global Handles Big Saudi IPO

Thu., Dec. 8, 2022

... FGS Global is handling the initial public offering of Luberef, the oil refining unit of the...

WPP Posts 3.8% Q3 Growth

Wed., Oct. 26, 2022, 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...

Turks & Caicos Calls in FGS Global for Crisis Work

Mon., Oct. 24, 2022

... The Government of Turks & Caicos Islands has hired FGS Global for the development of a crisis management strategy to reduce the “reputational impact” suffered...

FGS Global Manages Thoma Bravo Deal

Thu., Oct. 13, 2022

... FGS Global represents private equity firm Thoma Bravo as it agrees to buy ForgeRock digital identity...

On the Move: FGS Global Hires Financial Pro Xuan

Tue., Oct. 11, 2022

... Yan Xuan FGS Global hires Yan Xuan as partner, senior advisor China. Yan Xuan was most recently at...

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...

FGS Global Handles Ceresí Climate Disclosure Push

Fri., Sep. 23, 2022

... FGS Global is supporting Ceres Inc., the Boston-based sustainability advocacy nonprofit, in issues related to the...

On the Move: Sloane & Co. Hires FGS Global's TJ White

Fri., Sep. 23, 2022

...White as managing director and head of special situations. White joins the agency from FGS Global (formerly Sard Verbinnen & Co.), where he most recently served as a director, providing...

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...

FGS Global Directs Struggling Cineworld

Mon., Aug. 22, 2022

... FGS Global handles Cineworld Group PLC as it confirms media speculation that the owner of Regal...

Evolution of Shareholder Activism

Mon., Aug. 8, 2022 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...

FGS Global Drives Valvolineís Deal with Aramco

Mon., Aug. 1, 2022

... FGS Global represents Valvoline as the Lexington, KY-based company that sells its auto lubricants and engine...

FGS Global Adds ADMís Reed

Fri., Jul. 29, 2022

...Reed Anthony Reed, who spent 14 years at Archer Daniels Midland agribusiness giant, has joined FGS Global in Washington as a partner. As VP-federal government relations, Reed handled energy, environmental policy, sustainability...

Kekst CNC Pilots JetBlue's Deal for Spirit

Thu., Jul. 28, 2022 will receive required regulatory approval by no later than the first half of 2024. FGS Global handled Spirit....

BoJo Aide Hickman Slates Move to Teneo

Tue., Jul. 19, 2022

...advisor at Teneo. He exited Teneo last year for Finsbury Glover Hering, which is now FGS Global . Hickman, a noted Eurosceptic, joined Johnson’s team in 2020 to help rebuild the economy after...

Chambers Ranks FGS Global Sole Band 1 Nationwide Crisis PR & Comms Firm

Fri., Jul. 1, 2022

... FGS Global stands alone in the top tier of nationwide PR & communications firms in the...

FGS Global Works $10B Zendesk Deal

Fri., Jun. 24, 2022

... FGS Global represents Zendesk as the San Francisco-based customer engagement software company acquired by Hellman &...

On the Move: Crosscut Strategies Hires FGS Global's Brenner

Fri., Jun. 17, 2022

...Brenner as a senior VP. Brenner spent 13 years at Glover Park Group (now FGS Global ), where she was most recently managing director, health. She has also held media relations...

McKinsey Vet Joins FGS Global

Wed., Jun. 15, 2022

... Katrin Suder Katrin Suder, who spent almost 15 years as a McKinsey consultant, has joined FGS Global , which was formerly known as Finsbury Glover Hering, as a senior advisor in its...

WPP Names First US President

Tue., Jun. 14, 2022

...serve as WPP’s executive sponsor for its substantial P&G account. BCW, Hill+Knowlton Strategies, Ogilvy and FGS Global are WPP’s PR shops....

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