Global PR Holding Companies

Global PR view growingThese global public companies own a large number of PR agencies around the world including some of the largest and best-known brands. We’ve selected the largest holding companies and many familiar brands to explore. Each PR agency website has unique character, design, and once you get past the sales pitch, many offer valuable insights and expertise. Good  reading!

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Havas is a leading global communications company headquartered in France with more than 20,000 employees in 100 countries. Its 2015 revenue was $2.44 billion and its primary PR agencies include:

Headquartered in London, Huntsworth operates 69 brands in 29 countries in financial communication, public affairs, PR and healthcare with $218.6 million in revenue in 2015.

New York-based Interpublic had 2008 revenue of more than $7.61 billion, 49,000 employees in over 100 countries including these PR agencies:

Omnicom Group
Omnicom owns three of the seven largest PR agencies in the world in addition to numerous other advertising and specialty communication companies with more than 1500 agencies, 70,000 employees, 5000 clients and 2015 revenue of $15.13 billion.

Publicis Groupe
Publicis is headquartered in France and has more than 77,000 employees in 108 countries with 2015 revenue of $10.7 billion and PR firms including:

WPP Group
Big holding company, big numbers. more than 200,000 employees, 3,000 offices in 113 countries and more than $15.87 billion in revenue in 2015. PR agencies in the group include: