Copithorne and Bellows, the US hi-tech agency, is to set up a
London-based operation later this year.
The agency, which is part of Omnicom’s Porter Novelli International
group and headquartered in San Francisco, already has a branch in France
but no permanent base in the UK.
C&B’s international managing director David Schneider said the company
was not seeking to be a dominant player in the UK PR market, but needed
a London presence to serve existing clients.
He added that A Plus and Countrywide Porter Novelli - sister agencies
within the Omnicom network - had been informed about C&B’s plans and
that the new office could be used to ease client conflict for both
C&B set up its Grenoble office in 1995 to handle work for
Other European clients include Key Tronic Corporation, and Platinum