Worldcom has brought on Moscow-based R.I.M. Communications Agency as its newest partner. Established in 1993, R.I.M. offers services in public affairs, corporate, marketing and digital communications. The company says it has developed and implemented more than 1,000 campaigns for Russian and multinational companies. It is also one of the founders of the Association of Communications Agencies of Russia. “As well as adding a critical geographic presence across Russia, R.I.M.’s expertise, strong client base, and national reputation greatly enhance Worldcom’s global partnership,” said Todor Ianev, managing partner of Sofia, Bulgaria-based Janev & Janev PR and Worldcom’s EMEA Region Chair.


Montieth & Company has launched Tangible, a service that offers startups an integrated suite of marketing communications, content, media relations and management consultancy, as well as providing equity capital and making introductions to third-party investors. Clients will be able to leverage the firm’s global, cross-border model and be provided with integrated international marketing communications programs via legacy and digital media. The platform will work with companies in such industry segments as fintech, cybersecurity, blockchain and crypto, cleantech and proptech.

Jeff Sturgis
Jeff Sturgis

Fish Consulting, which specializes in franchise public relations and marketing, will begin offering franchise advisory services to help drive growth for emerging and mature franchise brands. Those services will be overseen by Franchise System Advisors founder and president Jeff Sturgis. Sturgis will advise the agency’s current and future client roster with services ranging from franchise development assessments, strategic plan development and franchise sales team “mystery shopping,” to sales process evaluations, plan implementation and outsourced development leadership support.