Agency Business Report 2014

Agency Profiles

360 Public Relations: Agency Business Report 2014

360 Public Relations: Agency Business Report 2014

For 360 Public Relations, last year was about expanding into new areas while redoubling efforts in successful practices.

Allison+Partners: Agency Business Report 2014

Allison+Partners: Agency Business Report 2014

Allison+Partners' US revenue increased 21.8% year over year.

APCO Worldwide: Agency Business Report 2014

APCO Worldwide: Agency Business Report 2014

APCO Worldwide celebrated its 30th year in business in 2014.

Brodeur Partners: Agency Business Report 2014

Brodeur Partners: Agency Business Report 2014

Relevance took on new meaning at Brodeur Partners in 2013.

Burson-Marsteller: Agency Business Report 2014

Burson-Marsteller: Agency Business Report 2014

Burson-Marsteller's revenue was flat in the US and globally in 2013, but the firm found many reasons for optimism.

Catalyst: Agency Business Report 2014

Catalyst: Agency Business Report 2014

Acquired by IMG Worldwide in late 2012, last year was Catalyst's first full year under the IMG umbrella.

Chandler Chicco Companies: Agency Business Report 2014

Chandler Chicco Companies: Agency Business Report 2014

After a difficult 2012, Chandler Chicco increased overall revenue by 1% in 2013, though it was down 5% in the US.

Citizen Relations: Agency Business Report 2014

Citizen Relations: Agency Business Report 2014

At the start of 2014, Citizen Relations was renamed from Citizen Paine.

Cohn & Wolfe: Agency Business Report 2014

Cohn & Wolfe: Agency Business Report 2014

Global revenue for Cohn & Wolfe climbed 1.8% last year, while its US revenue was flat.

Cone Communications: Agency Business Report 2014

Cone Communications: Agency Business Report 2014

Cone Communications' Bill Fleishman was promoted to CEO last year when his predecessor Jens Bang was elevated to chairman.

Cooney/Waters: Agency Business Report 2014

Cooney/Waters: Agency Business Report 2014

Losing long-term client Sanofi Pasteur led to a 2013 revenue drop for Cooney/Waters of roughly 26% to just more than $14 million.

Coyne PR: Agency Business Report 2014

Coyne PR: Agency Business Report 2014

Coyne PR ended 2013 with flat year-over-year revenue at $20 million.

DeVries Global: Agency Business Report 2014

DeVries Global: Agency Business Report 2014

Just 18 months after expanding its footprint into Asia and Europe, DeVries Global has seen significant growth overseas.

DKC: Agency Business Report 2014

DKC: Agency Business Report 2014

DKC's revenue climbed a solid 11% last year to $36.5 million, following a 20% gain in 2012.

Edelman: Agency Business Report 2014

Edelman: Agency Business Report 2014

Edelman crossed the threshold of employing more than 5,000 people in 2013 and continued on its global growth path.

Eric Mower + Associates: Agency Business Report 2014

Eric Mower + Associates: Agency Business Report 2014

Eric Mower + Associates snapped its two-year streak of double-digit growth in 2013.

Fahlgren Mortine: Agency Business Report 2014

Fahlgren Mortine: Agency Business Report 2014

Fahlgren Mortine posted organic growth of 9.1% in 2013 for revenue of $13.5 million.

Finn Partners: Agency Business Report 2014

Finn Partners: Agency Business Report 2014

Finn Partners' US revenue was up 62% versus 2012.

FleishmanHillard: Agency Business Report 2014

FleishmanHillard: Agency Business Report 2014

FleishmanHillard spent much of the past year reshaping itself as a "complete communications company" following its rebranding.

Formula PR: Agency Business Report 2014

Formula PR: Agency Business Report 2014

Formula PR experienced top-line growth in 2013.

French | West | Vaughan: Agency Business Report 2014

French | West | Vaughan: Agency Business Report 2014

French | West | Vaughan had modest expectations last year for Q1, but was surprised by an upswing in business in the first five months of the year.

FTI Consulting: Agency Business Report 2014

FTI Consulting: Agency Business Report 2014

FTI Consulting's strategic communications unit reported a 1% decline in global revenue last year, as well as a 23% drop in pre-tax profits.

Gibbs & Soell: Agency Business Report 2014

Gibbs & Soell: Agency Business Report 2014

Revenue was up 14.8% to $22.5 million for Gibbs & Soell, making 2013 the second consecutive year of record revenue for the firm.

Global Strategy Group: Agency Business Report 2014

Global Strategy Group: Agency Business Report 2014

Global Strategy Group had a remarkable 2012 thanks to the presidential race as its revenue increased 62% from the prior year.

GolinHarris: Agency Business Report 2014

GolinHarris: Agency Business Report 2014

GolinHarris continued to pick up momentum in 2013 with US revenue growth of 10.5%, compared to a 5.2% uptick in 2012.

Hager Sharp: Agency Business Report 2014

Hager Sharp: Agency Business Report 2014

In September, 20-year agency veteran Garry Curtis resigned as president and CEO of Hager Sharp.

Havas PR: Agency Business Report 2014

Havas PR: Agency Business Report 2014

For Havas PR, 2013 had extreme highs and lows, says North America CEO Marian Salzman.

Hill+Knowlton Strategies: Agency Business Report 2014

Hill+Knowlton Strategies: Agency Business Report 2014

Nearly four years after Hill & Knowlton merged with sister agency Public Strategies to rebuild its business in the US, Hill+Knowlton Strategies' headway in the region is still a work in progress.

Hunter PR: Agency Business Report 2014

Hunter PR: Agency Business Report 2014

Hunter PR had even more reason to celebrate its 25th anniversary this March, as 2013 was the best year in the firm's history.

ICF SCM: Agency Business Report 2014

ICF SCM: Agency Business Report 2014

ICF SCM, the strategic communications and marketing group of ICF International, posted revenue growth of 12.4% to $48.1 million last year.

ICR: Agency Business Report 2014

ICR: Agency Business Report 2014

Last year, ICR's revenue increased 16% from 2012 to $43.3 million.

Imre: Agency Business Report 2014

Imre: Agency Business Report 2014

Imre's revenue increased 13.2%, compared to a 6% increase in 2012.

Jackson Spalding: Agency Business Report 2014

Jackson Spalding: Agency Business Report 2014

Jackson Spalding experienced a 7.3% bump in revenue in 2013, up to just more than $12.6 million.

JeffreyGroup: Agency Business Report 2014

JeffreyGroup: Agency Business Report 2014

JeffreyGroup's revenue grew 15% globally and 5% in the US in 2013.

Ketchum: Agency Business Report 2014

Ketchum: Agency Business Report 2014

Ketchum's global revenue increased in the high single digits.

Kwittken + Company: Agency Business Report 2014

Kwittken + Company: Agency Business Report 2014

In 2013, Kwittken + Company posted a 10% increase in revenue in the US.

LaunchSquad: Agency Business Report 2014

LaunchSquad: Agency Business Report 2014

LaunchSquad continued its expansion into content creation in 2013, which is now a "huge" part of the business, says cofounder and partner Jason Mandell.

Lewis PR: Agency Business Report 2014

Lewis PR: Agency Business Report 2014

An acceleration of growth from Q2 2013 - which continued into 2014 - helped Lewis PR post a global revenue increase of 24.4% from the year prior.

M Booth: Agency Business Report 2014

M Booth: Agency Business Report 2014

M Booth had an eventful 2013, marked by significant revenue growth, a number of additional staffers, and a new CEO.

Marcus Thomas: Agency Business Report 2014

Marcus Thomas: Agency Business Report 2014

Marcus Thomas hit its revenue goal for 2013 when it experienced 13% revenue growth during the year, reaching more than $18 million.

Makovsky + Company: Agency Business Report 2014

Makovsky + Company: Agency Business Report 2014

Makovsky had a solid year as revenue increased 9.6% in 2013 compared with the year prior.

Marina Maher Communications: Agency Business Report 2014

Marina Maher Communications: Agency Business Report 2014

CEO Marina Maher reports that business at her eponymous agency has doubled in the past five years.

Mitchell Communications Group: Agency Business Report 2014

Mitchell Communications Group: Agency Business Report 2014

Mitchell Communications Group experienced top- and bottom-line growth in 2013 as revenue climbed 6.4%

MSLGroup: Agency Business Report 2014

MSLGroup: Agency Business Report 2014

MSLGroup saw slight single-digit revenue growth globally and flat revenue in the US in 2013, missing expectations for the year.

MWW: Agency Business Report 2014

MWW: Agency Business Report 2014

MWW made its first foray outside the US.

Newlink Group: Agency Business Report 2014

Newlink Group: Agency Business Report 2014

Miami-based communications consultancy Newlink Group posted 2013 US revenue of $15.9 million, up 39%.

Ogilvy PR: Agency Business Report 2014

Ogilvy PR: Agency Business Report 2014

During a year in which parent company WPP saw a 1.7% revenue decline in PR and public affairs, Ogilvy Public Relations had a flat year globally, which was forecasted.

Olson Engage: Agency Business Report 2014

Olson Engage: Agency Business Report 2014

Olson Engage enjoyed a very successful 2013.

The OutCast Agency: Agency Business Report 2014

The OutCast Agency: Agency Business Report 2014

The OutCast Agency had a year of expansion, adding 16 new clients in 2013 and early 2014.

PadillaCRT: Agency Business Report 2014

PadillaCRT: Agency Business Report 2014

After Padilla Speer Beardsley acquired CRT/tanaka, creating an integrated firm called PadillaCRT last September, the merged companies saw a combined revenue increase of 8.2%.

Peppercomm: Agency Business Report 2014

Peppercomm: Agency Business Report 2014

Peppercomm's organic US revenue declined 8% from 2012 to 2013.

PMK-BNC: Agency Business Report 2014

PMK-BNC: Agency Business Report 2014

PMK-BNC followed a lucrative 2012 - when revenue grew by 31% - with another double-digit increase in 2013.

Porter Novelli: Agency Business Report 2014

Porter Novelli: Agency Business Report 2014

Major personnel changes dominated Porter Novelli throughout 2012, a year of transition.

Prosek Partners: Agency Business Report 2014

Prosek Partners: Agency Business Report 2014

Prosek Partners followed up a strong 2012 with another solid year.

Racepoint Global: Agency Business Report 2014

Racepoint Global: Agency Business Report 2014

Last year, Racepoint officially integrated with its sister agency Digital Influence Group.

ReviveHealth: Agency Business Report 2014

ReviveHealth: Agency Business Report 2014

Despite being slowed down momentarily during the "inertia period" before the presidential election and the Supreme Court's ruling on the Affordable Care Act, ReviveHealth posted an increase in revenue.

RF|Binder: Agency Business Report 2014

RF|Binder: Agency Business Report 2014

RF|Binder Partners' revenue was down 6.4% last year.

RLM Finsbury: Agency Business Report 2014

RLM Finsbury: Agency Business Report 2014

An executive shuffle in the C-suite made news at RLM Finsbury last month.

Ruder Finn: Agency Business Report 2014

Ruder Finn: Agency Business Report 2014

Having formally separated from brother Peter's Finn Partners agency in 2011, the process was completed when The Ruder Finn Group was dissolved earlier this year.

Shift Communications: Agency Business Report 2014

Shift Communications: Agency Business Report 2014

Shift Communications continued to deliver on its core mission of innovation in 2013.

Singer Associates: Agency Business Report 2014

Singer Associates: Agency Business Report 2014

Client successes at Singer Associates in 2013 came at the local and international level.

Spong: Agency Business Report 2014

Spong: Agency Business Report 2014

Spong - rebranded from Carmichael Lynch Spong this April - had a mixed year in 2013

Taylor Global: Agency Business Report 2014

Taylor Global: Agency Business Report 2014

Thanks to a 6.6% uptick in revenue last year, Taylor Global had the highest year-end total in its 30-year history.

Text100: Agency Business Report 2014

Text100: Agency Business Report 2014

For Text100, 2013 was the first year the agency experienced double-digit growth in North America since the financial crisis.

W2O Group: Agency Business Report 2014

W2O Group: Agency Business Report 2014

After 13 consecutive years of growth since its inception, W2O continued to expand in 2013.

Waggener Edstrom: Agency Business Report 2014

Waggener Edstrom: Agency Business Report 2014

Waggener Edstrom had a challenging year.

Weber Shandwick: Agency Business Report 2014

Weber Shandwick: Agency Business Report 2014

A healthy mix of extra work with existing clients and new business at Interpublic Group's largest PR firm Weber Shandwick characterized 2013.

Zeno Group: Agency Business Report 2014

Zeno Group: Agency Business Report 2014

It was another banner year for Zeno Group.

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