Cordiant Communications subsidiary Business Communications
International (BCI) this week lost both CEO Nick Miles and group MD Hugh
The loss of Miles, the former CEO of Cordiant's Financial Dynamics, and
Morrison, formerly FD's international MD, leaves a question mark over
the future of the BCI brand.
Neither Miles nor Morrison were available for comment as PRWeek went to
press, but it is understood they were placed on six months gardening
leave at a surprise meeting with Cordiant representatives earlier this
week. They are now thought to be consulting lawyers.
BCI was created two years ago as Cordiant's global PR brand, covering
agencies such as FD in the UK and Morgen-Walke Associates in the US.
FD chief executive Charles Watson said the announcement will not affect
FD: 'It's business as normal for our consultancy. Cordiant is still
committed to building up its international business.'
Cordiant and its PR consultancy College Hill declined to comment on the