MUNICH: Kohtes and Klewes, the largest German PR agency, has opened
its eighth office in Germany. Its new Munich office employs 24 people
who report to managing director Martin Kleene.
Kleene came from the agency’s Dusseldorf office, where he was a member
of the management committee and responsible for corporate
He is one of 12 holding partners in Kohtes and Klewes.
His brief is to raise the profile of the company in Munich, focusing on
corporate communications, as many large companies are headquartered in
Services offered at the new office cover consumer, healthcare,
information technology and telecommunications PR, as well as event
The agency has offices in Berlin, Bonn, Dresden, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt,
Hamburg and Stuttgart, employing a total of around 300 people.
Clients include electronics firm Siemens and engineering company
DaimlerChrysler Aerospace. According to figures published by the German
Public Relations Report, the agency reported a fee income of pounds 16.9
million in 1997.