NEW YORK: Edelman has acquired Zurich, Switzerland-based K Comms GmbH and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam-based AVC Communications.
Edelman will rebrand K Comms as Edelman Schweiz, which will be led by Alexander Fink, former K Comms CEO. Fink will also serve as Edelman's corporate leader for Germany, Switzerland, and Austria, as well as deputy head of corporate for EMEA. Edelman Schweiz will continue to work with FTC Communication in the French-speaking part of Switzerland.
Meanwhile, AVC Communications will be renamed AVC Edelman. The acquisition, pending government approval, would be Edelman's first foray into the Vietnam market. Bob Grove, MD of Edelman Southeast Asia, will oversee the firm.