Ketchum Incorporated at a Glance

Uppers

  • Works with some of the biggest companies and brands across the globe

Downers

  • Hired by clients who often are embroiled in scandal, hoping to rebuild their reputations, connecting the two names

The Bottom Line

  • Ketchum is among the world's largest public relations agencies operating in 65 countries with over 100 offices, specializing in corporate communications, brand and reputation building.

About Ketchum Incorporated

Ketchum is one of the world's largest PR firms. The unit of advertising giant Omnicom operates through more than 100 offices spanning nearly 70 countries in the Americas, Asia, and Europe. Ketchum operates through five practices: brand marketing, corporate communications, food and nutrition, health care, and technology. The company also has specialty areas devoted to digital, global research, clinical trial recruitment, and change management, while Ketchum Sports & Entertainment unit forges relationships between brands and Hollywood, assists with contract negotiations for celebrities, and negotiates spokesperson appearances. The firm was founded in 1923 by Pittsburgh-based fundraiser George Ketchum.

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Ketchum Incorporated

1285 Avenue Of The Americas Fl 4
New York, NY 10019-6029
Phone: 1 (646) 935-3900
Fax: 1 (646) 935-4499

Stats

  • Employer Type: Subsidiary
  • Chairman: Joe Becker
  • Managing Director of Emanate: Mike Doyle
  • Pleon Managing Director of Financial Communications: Marc Drechsler
  • Employees: 962

Major Office Locations

  • New York, NY

Other Locations

  • Los Angeles, CA
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Washington, DC
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Chicago, IL
  • Shawnee Mission, KS
  • Boston, MA
  • Dallas, TX
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