German agency Ferck Euro PR has picked up a major piece of business
from US software company Symantec, prompting it to open its third office
A Dusseldorf office, headed by account director Friederike Rieg, will
open in October to service the account.
Ferck already has offices in Stuttgart and Frankfurt, and two offices in
The agency began working for Symantec this month. The consumer account
covers Germany, Austria and Switzerland. It was previously handled by
Nuremberg agency PR Kaltwasser.
Symantec is one of the top ten software companies world wide. It
produces internet, anti-virus and utilities software. Its utilities
software facilitates the use of personal computers and includes tools to
stop computers crashing, plus fax and laptop link-up programmes. The
software is designed for both PCs and Macintosh.
Ferck’s Dusseldorf office will be overseen by Stuttgart managing
director Sabine Hueckmann and Frankfurt MD Alfried Grosse. ’I will work
solely for Symantec at the beginning and then we hope to gain new
accounts shortly after that and employ more staff,’ said Rieg. The
office could employ up to three people by the end of the year.
The agency is affiliated to Grayling in both Holland and Germany.