Thellusson takes European MD job with First&42nd

Former Cohn & Wolfe European MD James Thellusson has joined Edelman PR Worldwide's communications management arm First&42nd to spearhead the group's expansion in Europe.

Thellusson has joined the firm as European MD, despite announcing his intentions to remain within the WPP stable after leaving C&W late last year (PRWeek, 2 November, 2001).

He will report to Alison Canning, First&42nd chairman and Edelman president of international operations.

First&42nd - bought by Edelman last summer (PRWeek, 22 June 2001) - has drafted in Thellusson to oversee its expansion into Europe, which is set to see a raft of office openings.

First&42nd currently operates out of the UK and Mumbai in India.

Thellusson said the group would now focus attention on France, Germany, Brussels and Scandinavia.

Have you registered with us yet?

Register now to enjoy more articles and free email bulletins

Register
Already registered?
Sign in

Would you like to post a comment?

Please Sign in or register.