WASHINGTON: Environics Communications, a Toronto-headquartered
firm, has opened an office in Washington, DC, its second in the United
The firm launched its US operations in 1995, establishing a presence in
Bruce MacLellan, founder and president, said: "Washington emerged as the
smart choice because we have a number of clients there." These include
the Association of Hispanic Advertising, Sylvan Learning Centers and the
National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork.
Dave Groobert, former senior managing director of Hill & Knowlton's
marketing communications practice, has been named SVP and general
manager. Christine Mohr is being transferred from Environics' Stamford
office as an account executive.
Before joining H&K, Groobert was director of PR for COMSAT Corporation,
a global satellite company.
Environics was founded in 1994 and projects a fee income of dollars 6
million in 2001.