PRWeek UK Power Book 2019: Hardie moves up corporate and financial list, and who's a new entry?

Teneo UK chairman Fraser Hardie has risen to third place in the PRWeek UK Power Book list of the top corporate and financial agency pros, with Headland CEO Chris Salt making his debut.

Corporate comms players: Fraser Hardie (left) and Chris Salt
Corporate comms players: Fraser Hardie (left) and Chris Salt

The top 10 list has been published today along the UK Power Book.

Click here to view the full corporate & financial comms (agency) top 10

This top ten includes industry heavyweights in the corporate comms sector, with Hardie moving up one place. It comes soon after US-headquartered Teneo removed the sub-branding across its global operations, which has seen the phasing out of established agency monikers, including Blue Rubicon in the UK.

Hardie is a key player at Teneo’s UK operations, helping merge Blue Rubicon and its other acquired agencies into one business in recent years.

Teneo is thought to generate in the region of £45m in the UK and represents 24 of the FTSE100.

With Salt as CEO, Headland has been among the fastest growing UK PR agencies in the past couple of years on the back of major client wins including PepsiCo UK, Three UK and Mulberry.

The UK Power Book is an extensive list of the most influential and respected comms professionals in the UK today.

The guide, complete with Q&As from each of the nearly 400 entrants, is available online: 

PRWeek UK Power Book 2019

The Power Book is available in the latest print edition of the magazine, which will be sent to subscribers later this week.

PRWeek will be publishing more of the top 10 (and top 20) lists from different sectors over the coming days.


More from the 2019 Power Book:

Who's in? PRWeek launches UK Power Book and lists lead players in each sector

PRWeek UK Power Book 2019: Top ten in consumer comms (agency)

From the editor-in-chief: Casting a light on the true power of the PR industry

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