NEW YORK: MSLGroup has been named AOR for Encore Capital Group, a consumer debt buying and recovery company.
Peter Harris, SVP and North American corporate practice director of MSLGroup, will head up the account and oversee strategies in media relations, government affairs, investor relations and reputation management. Harris' 15-plus career includes work at Ketchum, Peppercom, and Access Communications.
Encore Capital Group employs more than 1,700 people and operates a third-party network of US-based collection agencies and litigators. The company also provides bankruptcy support through its wholly-owned subsidiary Ascension Capital Group.