Allison & Partners, an MDC Partners company, is an international comms firm with practices in consumer, corporate, technology, public affairs and healthcare.
The agency is currently headquarted in San Francisco and has several offices across the US.
Susanna Hughes, a British national who was based at the firm’s San Francisco office from 2007 to 2010, has been appointed as director of the new London practice.
MDC Partners recently announced that it is actively seeking PR firms internationally for acquisition and noted Allison & Partners’ expansion plans.
MDC Partners founder and CEO Miles Nadal has said that Europe and Brazil are priorities for the group’s international expansion.
Clients of the agency in the US include Samsung, Sony and Best Western.