Technology PR agency The Weber Group has made Cathy Pittham
European managing director, replacing Greg Levendusky who is moving to
head the agency’s global accounts service in the new role of executive
Pittham joined the Weber Group last year. She founded full service
agency Spreckley Pittham in 1987 as co-managing director. She then spent
two years at Icas PR setting up its technology division.
In her new role she will lead a team of 37 covering consumer, corporate,
media relations, and public affairs.
Levendusky founded Weber’s European operations in 1992, developing the
agency’s European network. He created corporate, technology and product
divisions and public affairs programmes for clients including Xerox and
In his new role he will co-ordinate the handling of 12 global accounts,
serviced in regions including as Europe, Asia, Latin America and the
Both Levendusky and Pittham report to Weber Group president and CEO
Marijean Lauzier. Pittham previously reported to Levendusky.
’With a strong successor in Cathy to take over the European operation,
the timing was right for Greg to take our global services to the next
level,’ said Lauzier.
For the year ending December 1998 Weber Group’s European fee income was
over pounds 2.7 million. Weber PR Worldwide ranked seven in last year’s
PR WeekTop 150 table, with a fee income of more than pounds 10.4