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Edelman Ranked PR firm


250 Hudson St., 16th flr., New York, NY 10013


Employees: 6116. Founded: 1952.

Agency Statement:

Edelman is a global communications firm that partners with businesses and organizations to evolve, promote and protect their brands and reputations. Our 6,000 people in more than 60 offices deliver communications strategies that give our clients the confidence to lead and act with certainty, earning the trust of their stakeholders. Our honors include PRovoke’s Global Agency of the Year (2022); Cannes Lions Grand Prix awards for PR (2016) and the Entertainment Lions for Sport (2021); a Gold Lion in the Sustainable Development Goals category (2022); Cannes Lions Independent Agency of the Year for the Entertainment Track (2021); Cannes Lions Co-Independent Agency of the Year for the Good Track (2022); and Advertising Age’s 2019 A-List. Since our founding in 1952, we have remained an independent, family-run business. Edelman owns specialty companies Edelman Data x Intelligence (research, data), Edelman Smithfield (financial communications), Edelman Global Advisory (advisory), and United Entertainment Group (entertainment, sports, lifestyle).

Global Operations Committee

Richard Edelman, CEO
Matthew Harrington, global pres. & COO
Victor Malanga, exec. VP & worldwide chief financial officer
Warren Fernandez, CEO, APAC
Kirsty Graham, U.S. CEO
Arent Jan (AJ) Hesselink, pres. & CEO, EMEA
Judy John, global chief creative officer
Tristan Roy, chief digital officer
Lisa Sepulveda, global chief people and culture officer
Ed Williams, pres., international


250 Hudson St., New York, NY 10013
Margot Edelman, gen. mgr., Edelman New York

111 N. Canal St., #1100, Chicago, IL 60606
Kevin Cook, pres., Edelman Chicago


1200 Peachtree St. NE, #300, Atlanta, GA 30309
Radina Russell, gen. mgr., Edelman Atlanta

506 Congress Ave., #300, Austin, TX 78701
Marco Pena, exec. VP, Edelman Austin

1845 Woodall Rodgers Freeway, #1200, Dallas, TX 75201

1415 Louisiana St., #2300, Houston, TX 77002 

1500 N. El Centro, #600, Los Angeles, CA 90028
Jonathan Jordan, gen. mgr., Edelman California

1221 Brickell Ave., #1140, Miami, FL 33131
Carla Santiago, gen. mgr.

520 SW Yamhill St., #800, Portland, OR 97204
Ryan Cudney, gen. mgr., Pacific North West

525 Market St., #2700, San Francisco, CA 94105
Jonathan Jordan, gen. mgr., Edelman California

Westlake Tower, 1601 Fifth Ave., flr. 24, Seattle, WA 98101 
Ryan Cudney, gen. mgr., Pacific North West

1875 I St., N.W., #900, Washington, DC 20006
Dan Webber, pres., Washington, DC



903 8th Ave. SW, #220, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2P 0P7 
Megan Spoore, gen. mgr., Edelman Calgary

4446, Saint-Laurent Blvd., #501, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H2W 1Z5 
Martine St-Victor, gen. mgr., Montreal

155 Queen St., #1302, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1P 6L1
Darcy Walsh, gen. mgr., Edelman Ottawa

150 Bloor St. West, #300, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 2X9 
Scott Evans, gen. mgr., Edelman Toronto

355 Burrard St., #1260, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6G 2G8
Matt Collette, gen. mgr., Edelman Vancouver

Latin America

Calle 84A, No. 10-33 Piso 6, Bogotá D.C., Colombia
57 8054444
Juanita Barrios, gen. mgr.

Paraguay 610, Piso 29, Capital Federal, C1057AAH, Buenos Aires, Argentina
54 11 4315 4020
Paola Podestá, gen. mgr., Argentina

Insurgentes Sur 1457, Piso 27
Torre Manacar, Insurgentes, Mexico City 03920, CDMX, Mexico
52 55 5350 1500
Mariana Sanz, CEO, Latin America; gen. mgr., Mexico

Av. Almirante Barroso, 81, 31 flr., Rio de Janeiro 20031-004, RJ, Brazil
55 11 3066-7777
Ana Julião, gen. mgr., Brazil 

Rua Fradique Coutinho, 50, 13 flr., São Paulo 05416-000, SP, Brazil
55 11 3066 7777
Ana Julião, gen. mgr., Brazil 

Europe, Middle East & Africa

Office #701, Level 7, Tower 4, Yas Creative Hub, Abu Dhabi,
United Arab Emirates
971 2 234 4718
Omar Qirem, CEO, Edelman Middle East

Gustav Mahlerlaan 2970, 1081 LA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
31 20 301 0980
Andrew Foote, gen. mgr.

Avinguda del Portal de l'Àngel, 36, Planta 2, 08002, Barcelona
34 915 56 01 54
Pelayo Alonso & Lucia Carballeda, co-gen. mgrs.

Schoeneberger Str. 15, 10963 Berlin, Germany 
49 30 221 829 000
Christiane Schulz, CEO, Germany

Rue du Trône 100, 1050 Brussels, Belgium
32 2 897 70 30
Rocco Renaldi, Chair, EGA

Brüsseler Straße 89-93, 50672 Köln, Germany
49 221 82828100
Christiane Schulz, CEO, Germany

Office 701, Level 7, One JLT Building, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
971 4 568 2540
Omar Qirem, CEO, Middle East

Block 2, Harcourt Centre, Harcourt St., Dublin 2, D02 DX37 Ireland
353 1 678 9333
Joe Carmody, CEO

Franklinstraße 61-63, 60486 Frankfurt, Germany
49 69 7561990
Christiane Schulz, CEO, Germany

Am Sandtorkai 50, 20457 Hamburg, Germany
49 40809036720
Christiane Schulz, CEO, Germany

2nd Floor, 5 Parks Blvd., Oxford Parks, Dunkeld 2196,
Johannesburg, South Africa
27 11 504 4000
Karena Crerar, CEO, Africa

11 Francis St., London SW1P 1DE, United Kingdom
44 (0) 20 3047 2000 
Ruth Warder, CEO Edelman UK and EMEA Brand Chair

Paseo de la Castellana 91, Planta 5, 28046, Madrid, Spain
34 915 56 01 54
Pelayo Alonso & Lucia Carballeda, co-gen. mgrs.

Via Varese 11, 20121 Milan MI, Italy
39 0230453100
Fiorella Passoni, gen. mgr., Edelman Italy

9 West Building, 9th flr., Ring Rd., Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya
254 709 461 000
Corazon Sefu, mng. dir.

31 Rue de Miromesnil, 75008 Paris, France 
33 1 86 21 51 00
Anne-Cécile Thomann and Emlyn Korengold, co-CEOs, Edelman Paris

Building 04, South Zone, The Business District, Airport Rd.,
Riyadh 13416, Saudi Arabia
966 11 201 6202
Elie Azzi, gen. mgr.

Asia Pacific

173 Asia Center Bldg. #28-125,
South Sathorn Rd, Thung Maha Mek,
Sathorn 10120, Bangkok, Thailand
66 91 792 0961
Laura Spence, dir., client svcs. & opers.

Anchorage Building, #100/4, Richmond Rd., Bengaluru 560025, India
91 80 46178100
Shane Jacob, sr. VP

10F, Phoenix Center No. 3, Chaoyang Park Nanlu,
Chaoyang Qu 100026, Beijing Shi, China
86 180 1015 7166
Cathy Yue, mng. dir., brand

Chennai, India
Shane Jacob, sr. VP, Edelman India 

6th flr., Vatika Triangle, Sushant Lok-1, Block – A, Gurugram 122002,
Haryana, India
91 124 413 1400
Rakesh Thukral, mng. dir.

Suite 608, Taikoo Hui Tower 1, 385 Tianhe Road, Tianhe District,
Guangzhou 510620, China
Christina Qin, dir.

6th flr., TNR Tower, 180 Nguyen Cong, Tru St., Dist 1,
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
84 8 625 17 111
Thi Thien Thanh Nguyen, CEO, Edelman Vietnam

701 Central Plaza, 18 Harbour Rd., Hong Kong, China
852 2804 1338
Delicia Tan, CEO, Hong Kong and the Greater Bay Area

Hyderabad, India
Shane Jacob, sr. VP, Edelman India

Menara Sentraya, 21st flr., Jl. Iskandarsyah, Raya No. 1A,
Kebayoran Baru, DKI, 12160, Jakarta, Indonesia
62 21 27883888
Melvin Goo, COO

Kolkata, India
Arun Shaw, VP, Edelman India 

Level 26, Centrepoint North, Mid Valley City, 59200 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
60 3 2287 8689
Mazuin Zin, CEO, Edelman Malaysia

Level 2, 66-68 Cubitt St., Melbourne, Cremorne 3121 VIC, Australia
61 (0) 3 9944 7600
Tom Robinson, CEO

101/102, Peninsula Tower 1, Peninsula Corporate Park, Ganpatrao Kadam, Marg,
Lower Parel (W), Mumbai 400013, India
91 22 4353 0210
Bhavna Jagtiani, COO, Edelman India 

Pune, India
Ameya Sirur, VP

17, 18th flr. Samhwa Tower, 16, Eulji-ro 5-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea
82 2 725 2001
SB Jang, mng. dir., Edelman Korea

18F, Jing'an International Center Block B,
No. 88, Pu Ji Rd., Jing'an Qu 200070, Shanghai Shi, China
Nelson Ren, CEO, Edelman Shanghai

Level 14, Gem Tower, 3033 Zhongxin Rd., Houhai, Nanshan District,
Shenzhen 518000, China
Joy Zhong, sr. mgr., Shenzhen

15 Beach Rd., Beach Centre #04 – 01, 189677 Singapore
65 6733 1110
Julia Wei, CEO

Level 16, 44 Market St., Sydney 2000 NSW, Australia
61 2 9241 3131
Tom Robinson, CEO, Australia

Suite 1712, 17F, Intl. Trade Bldg., 333 Keelung Rd., Section 1, Taipei 110, Taiwan
886 2 2757 6568
Sandy Yeh, dir., Edelman Taiwan

10th flr., Izumi Garden Tower, 1-6-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, 106-6010 Tokyo, Japan
81 3 4520 1540
Meghan Barstow, pres. & representative dir., Japan

Clients Include:

HP, Inc.

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On the Move: PAN Names Brinson Media Relations/DEI Chief

Tue., Jun. 18, 2024

...she has also served as an EVP at Weber Shandwick and a VP at Edelman . In her new post, she will oversee corporate reputation management, including media relations and...

Think Twice Before Pausing Budgets

Fri., Jun. 14, 2024

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Edelman Vet Hagelgans Joins Avoq

Wed., May 22, 2024

...Hagelgans Andrea Hagelgans, who served as managing director of US social issues & engagement at Edelman , has joined Avoq’s New York office as senior VP in its strategic communications group. She...

Florida Bans "Climate Change'

Fri., May 17, 2024

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Ghost of Dylan Mulvaney Haunts Mondelez 

Thu., May 9, 2024

...which was shattered following the global meltdown, according to a supplement report from the Edelman Trust Barometer.  Released May 7, the report found that 62 percent of respondents trust financial...

Internal Comms Is About More Than Cheerleading

Fri., May 3, 2024 a leading global authority on organizational communications, holding senior positions at General Motors, Edelman , GCI and Real Chemistry. He is also an adjunct professor at Syracuse University’s Newhouse...

On the Move: WE Communications Recruits Ryan

Wed., May 1, 2024

...Communications hires Aidan Ryan as SVP, crisis and issues management. Ryan joins WE from Edelman , where he was SVP, head of U.S. litigation and legal affairs. He was previously...

Edelman Alum White Takes Generate:Biomedicines Post

Tue., Apr. 30, 2024

... Kym White Kym White, who led Edelman ’s health sector for over six years, joins Generate:Biomedicines, a drug generation company pioneering a machine...

The Levinson Group Bolsters its NY, DC Offices

Mon., Apr. 29, 2024

...Washington and New York. Amundaray-Gadea, who joins TLG's Big Apple outpost, was a VP at Edelman during a three-year stint there, supporting clients on consumer and social issues. Previously, she spent...

On the Move: BPCM Adds Laird and Wiggins

Thu., Apr. 25, 2024

...Samson was most recently Global Vice Chairman of Corporate Affairs and U.S. COO at Edelman . He will lend his extensive expertise on corporate communications strategy and C-level stakeholder engagement,...

Edelman Sails with Viking

Mon., Apr. 22, 2024

... Edelman handles Viking Holdings, the river and ocean luxury cruise line that plans to raise...

Blame 'The Juice' for Today's Post-Truth Politics

Fri., Apr. 19, 2024

...worry about the politicization of medical science just as much as another pandemic.  The 2024 Edelman Trust Barometer Special Report: Trust and Health found that 64 percent of respondents fret...

BCW's Guiterman Returns to Edelman

Thu., Apr. 18, 2024

... Aaron Guiterman Aaron Guiterman will rejoin Edelman ’s government and PA unit as head of US public affairs on April 29. Most recently,...

On the Move: Houston's Pierpont Communications Hires Leaders for Denver Unit

Wed., Apr. 17, 2024

...of business development, a newly created role. Sheikali was most recently a VP at Edelman . She previously worked at SCOUT Marketing and Intouch Solutions. At Millwright, Sheikali is charged...

Health Firms Post Paltry 2.6% Growth in '23

Fri., Apr. 12, 2024

...Chemistry, Ruder Finn, APCO, imre and Crosby) posted gains while the rest (Inzio Evoke, Edelman , Spectrum, Finn Partners and ICR) either suffered declines or were flat. APCO Acquires Gagen Macdonald The...

On the Move: Longacre Square Partners Names Kral COO

Fri., Apr. 12, 2024

...Longacre in 2022, she was a director at Brunswick Group and a VP at Edelman and DF King & Co. She will continue to advise clients while taking on...

DJE Holdings Unveils RUTH

Wed., Apr. 10, 2024

... Rana Komar DJE Holdings, corporate parent of Edelman and Zeno Group, has launched RUTH as a standalone shop with a full-suite of...

NYC PR Firms Largest Slice of O'Dwyer's Rankings

Tue., Apr. 9, 2024

...the New York/New Jersey area either calling Manhattan their home or having a presence there. Edelman ($241.5M) takes Gotham's top spot followed by 5W PR ($61.6M) and Finn Partners ($60.5M). PAN...

On the Move: 120/80 Goes With Grates

Tue., Apr. 9, 2024 GCI Consulting and established and led the change and employee engagement group at Edelman . Jen Long, who was a co-founder of 120/80 MKTG, serves as the unit’s managing...

Brunswick, Edelman Smithfield Work Endeavor’s $13B Deal

Wed., Apr. 3, 2024

...working its IPO and the 2023 merger of its UFC brand with World Wrestling Entertainment. Edelman Smithfield’s Jennifer Stroud handles Silver Lake, which has $102B in assets under management....

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Mon., Apr. 1, 2024

...the merger of Kivvit and Subject Matter, Avoq showed a 103.6 percent gain to $89.3M. Edelman Retains Spot as PR’s Only $1B Firm Despite a 3.7 percent dip in revenues to...

Donhauser Takes Helm of H/Advisors Abernathy's SF Unit

Mon., Mar. 25, 2024

... Tod Donhauser Tod Donhauser, a nine-year veteran of Edelman , has joined H/Advisors Abernathy as managing director and head of its San Francisco office. He...

Edelman Irons Out Pact with Bahamas

Fri., Mar. 22, 2024

... Edelman is negotiating a formal contract with the Bahamas for strategic communications on issues impacting...

Major League Baseball's Giant PR Headache

Thu., Mar. 21, 2024

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On the Move: Child Mind Institute Taps Redmon as CMO

Thu., Mar. 21, 2024

...Institute, a children’s mental health non-profit, appoints Pamela Redmon as CMO. A former VP at Edelman , Redmon was most recently SVP/chief communications and marketing officer at national anti-hunger nonprofit Share...

On the Move: Finn Partners Promotes Terpeluk to Purpose Lead

Wed., Mar. 20, 2024

...position at Golin Health for the past three years. She previously worked at ChandlerGroup, Edelman and Porter Novelli. In her new post across both Virgo Health and Golin Health,...

On the Move: Optimal Blue Names Holtz CMO

Fri., Mar. 15, 2024

...CEO Ardalan Khosrowpour. Liz Dunn Caleres, a portfolio of footwear brands that includes Famous Footwear, Sam Edelman , Allen Edmonds, Naturalizer and Vionic, brings on Liz Dunn as SVP of corporate development...

Putting TikTok Out of its PR Misery

Thu., Mar. 14, 2024

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News of Firms: BOC Consult Launches

Fri., Mar. 1, 2024

...such as crises and transactions. Assion was most recently head of financial communication for Edelman in the DACH region (Germany, Austria and Switzerland). He previously held executive positions at...

Thought Leadership Can Power B2B Brands

Thu., Feb. 29, 2024

...raising the general level of brand awareness with potential audiences, a new study from Edelman and LinkedIn finds that it is also being expected to play an increasingly important...

On the Move: APCO's Camarco Unit Names Cohen Tech Leader

Wed., Feb. 28, 2024

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Edelman's '23 Revenues Fall 3.7%

Thu., Feb. 22, 2024

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Thu., Feb. 22, 2024

... Lee Alman Lee Alman, who was with Edelman for almost 12 years in several risk and reputation management roles, has moved to...

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On the Move: Beekeeper Names Louisnord CMO

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On the Move: Whataburger Hires Hudler as CMO

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On the Move: Highwire PR Hires Weber Shandwick's Cote

Tue., Feb. 13, 2024

...serves as EVP and managing director of MMGY NJF. She was previously an EVP at Edelman . Cuesta and Freeman will now oversee core divisions of MMGY Global, helping to scale...

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Mon., Feb. 12, 2024

...know if we could really call what I did in agency leadership.  My stint at Edelman was short enough to be relatively un-leader like, but maybe my stint was short...

On the Move: Burson Puts Management Team in Place

Wed., Feb. 7, 2024

...a VP. She has also worked at Salutem, JPA Health, Weber Shandwick, KYNE and Edelman . In her new role, Dodge is responsible for agency and client excellence in LHS’...

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On the Move: Bliss Group Names Porro Impact Group Co-Head

Tue., Feb. 6, 2024

...CEO Cortney Stapleton. Kurt Hauptman TEAM LEWIS appoints Kurt Hauptman as VP of analytics. Hauptman was at Edelman for over a decade, serving in a variety of positions including VP of DXI,...

News of Firms: Category Communications Opens in Toronto

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Shopify's Feng Joins Edelman Smithfield

Mon., Jan. 29, 2024

... Amy Feng & Marco Castellani Amy Feng, who headed investor relations at Shopify, has joined Edelman Smithfield financial communications advisory as executive VP and  senior leader in New York. She also...

On the Move: The Lede Company Names Murphy Chief Impact Officer

Mon., Jan. 29, 2024

... Jackie Murphy The Lede Company names Jackie Murphy chief impact officer. Murphy joins the agency from Edelman , where she most recently served as managing director, brand purpose & impact, building and...

On the Move: Alpine Group Adds Sen. Scott Aide

Wed., Jan. 24, 2024

...the Washington State Wine Commission, and before that served as an account supervisor at Edelman . In her new role, Sheehy works to ensure seamless collaboration across all Fearey’s departments...

News of Firms: 4media Relaunches Influencer Unit

Tue., Jan. 23, 2024

...focuses on the needs of in-house marketers, is launched by Dan Mazei, a former Edelman SVP who has 20 years of experience with such brands as Tinder, Reebok, Activision...

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Thu., Jan. 18, 2024

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On the Move: ROKK Solutions Snags Politico's Marsh

Thu., Jan. 18, 2024

...previously a group vice president at MWWPR. Before that, she served as VP in Edelman ’s Krispr Communications unit and ran her own event planning and communications agency in Baltimore for more...

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