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About Fleishman-Hillard Inc.

Communication is everything at Fleishman-Hillard. One of the leading public relations firms in the US, the company specializes in about 10 different practice groups and offers services ranging from public relations to marketing to reputation management. Its expertise includes graphic design, media training, market research, and story placement. Fleishman-Hillard, which is a division of advertising conglomerate Omnicom, has more than 80 offices across the globe. The firm's clients have included such heavy hitters as AT&T, Emerson, Philips, Roche, and Thomson Reuters Foundation. Fleishman-Hillard was founded in 1946 by Al Fleishman and Bob Hillard.


Fleishman-Hillard's products provide the unique support that best solves clients' business problems.

For crisis management, the company has product such as ARC Proving Grounds, a training exercise that provide a client with the simulated twists, turns and pressures of a real crisis.

Fleishman-Hillard has two reputation management products. Authentic Executive which helps company leaders clearly and effectively communicate business goals to the entire spectrum of shareholders. The Authenticity Gap is a methodology to help companies understand and proactively manage the gap between audiences' expectations and actual experiences with a company or brand.

GPS Workshop, derived from a proprietary strategic planning process called GPS (Goal, Perspective, and Strategy), is a company's knowledge navigation and insight guidance system, which leads to the ideas that drive perception and behavior changes.

Media Training is media relations and presentation training that helps out people bring out the best during interviews –on-camera or off-camera – and effectively teaches to deliver critical messages credibly and convincingly.

The company also has three social and innovation products: Social and Digital Audit (analyzes and assesses conversational channels that shape clients' reputations online and beyond); Social Blueprint (a single slide summarizing a unified position on an organization's strategy); and the Social C-Suite (a tailored consulting service offered to C-suite executives that enables authentic engagement to enhance corporate reputation and drive business results).

Geographic Reach

Fleishman-Hillard's more than 80 offices span in around 30 countries across the Americas, Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, and the Middle East.

The company is headquartered in St Louis, Missouri.

Sales and Marketing

Fleishman-Hillard provides integrated solutions by its practices (brand marketing, crisis management, media relations, public affairs, reputation management, social & innovation, sports, strategic integration, and true global intelligence) and sectors (consumer products & services, energy & utilities, financial & professional services, food, agriculture & beverage, healthcare, manufacturing & industrials, public sector, technology).

Company Background

Fleishman-Hillard was founded in 1946 by Al Fleishman and Bob Hillard; it was acquired by Omnicom in 1997.

Fleishman-Hillard Inc.

200 N Broadway
Saint Louis, MO 63102-2730
Phone: 1 (314) 982-1700

Firm Stats

Employer Type: Privately Owned
Global COO; President, Americas: J.J. Carter
Chairman: John D. Graham
President and CEO: John Saunders
Employees (This Location): 375
Employees (All Locations): 2,288

Major Office Locations

Saint Louis, MO

Other Locations

Irvine, CA
Sacramento, CA
San Francisco, CA
Washington, DC
Coral Gables, FL
Atlanta, GA
Chicago, IL
Boston, MA
Detroit, MI
Minneapolis, MN
Kansas City, MO
Charlotte, NC
Raleigh, NC
New York, NY
Austin, TX
Dallas, TX
Houston, TX