Office equipment company Oki Europe has handed its first
pan-European PR account to Biss Lancaster Euro RSCG.
The agency won the account following a four-way pitch and will work
alongside its sister agency Brandsmiths which is working on a branding
project with Oki.
Kevin Thompson, Brandsmiths joint MD, said: 'We are working on a brand
definition project that will bring more focus to the business.'
Design consultancy Checkland Kindleysides is also working on the
Biss Lancaster's four-strong account team is headed by senior consultant
Rachel Phillips and overseen by Isabel Greenwood, reporting to Chris
Wright, Oki brand communications manager.
Sarah Harris, Biss Lancaster's recently appointed marketing director,
said this new account was created by Oki to provide a Europe-wide
coordinated approach to all communications and branding issues.
Harris takes over in the role from Johnny Pitt, who has left to set up
his own consultancy.
Her role includes new business development, liaison with Biss
Lancaster's sister agencies and media liaison regarding the agency's