London-based international PR agency, The PR Office, has hired Marc Cohen as Managing Director. Marc joins The PR Office from Kreab where he was head of financial communications.
Marc will work closely with co-Managing Director Laura Moss and Chairman Shimon Cohen to run day to day operations, develop new business and help accelerate the growth of the agency.
Marc works across financial, corporate and political communications, advising a wide range of companies (from start-ups to global leaders), High Net Worth Individuals, governments and NGO’s on all aspects of their PR and communications. During his career Marc has worked across a number of industry sectors, including technology/media/telecoms, private equity energy & infrastructure and consumer industries.
Commenting on his appointment, Marc Cohen said: “The PR Office is one of London’s most dynamic, forward-looking and entrepreneurial agencies, and I am delighted to be part of the senior team. The breadth of client work, zero bureaucracy and creative approach to servicing clients and winning business is a breath of fresh air. We have big plans.”
Shimon Cohen, Chairman of The PR Office, said: “Marc brings a wealth of experience and his appointment is a significant step in the agency’s growth. Working alongside myself and fellow Managing Director Laura Moss, 2017 is set to be an extremely exciting year for The PR Office.”
From Asia to the Middle East, USA, West Africa and Europe, Marc’s experience spans the globe and has seen him work on some of the most interesting, complex and significant business and political communications events in recent years. Projects include Europe’s largest IPO post the financial crisis, crisis communications in Sierra Leone following the Ebola out-break, the rise in European antisemitism, the global private equity transparency agenda and the Israeli start-up technology revolution. In addition, Marc has advised on over a large number of M&A transaction, IPOs, Venture Capital investments and debt restructurings.
Marc started his career in Deloitte, before moving into the world of communications and working at Bankside Communications and FTI consulting.