Finn Partners Launches; Increases 2012 Revenue Projections to $30 Million
New Company within Ruder Finn Group Opens for Business with More Than 100 Clients and Several New Wins in Key Specialty Areas
NEW YORK, Dec. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Finn Partners, a Ruder Finn Group company, officially opens its doors today. Peter Finn, founding partner, announced his intention to launch Finn Partners in May, projecting $25 million in fees in 2012, the new firm's first full year in operations. As the new company formally opens its doors for business, Finn now expects to see at least $30 million in revenue in 2012.
"Since we announced plans to form Finn Partners last May, the collaborative spirit of partnership that is the cornerstone of our business has propelled our company forward, even ahead of our official launch," said Finn. "Our current clients have reacted positively to news of Finn Partners, as our existing business has grown and we've won a great deal of new work. Additionally, our new business pipeline continues to be strong heading into the New Year, leading us to increase our 2012 projections. We are looking forward to an amazing year ahead."
Finn Partners has more than 100 clients, including existing relationships with organizations such as Bosch Home Appliances, CTIA – The Wireless Association, Dole Packaged Foods, Hyundai & Hope on Wheels, the Jamaica Tourist Board, Liz Claiborne Inc., Logitech, Marsh Inc., Shumei International, Silver Spring Networks, The Jim Henson Company, The North Face, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Rosetta Stone, StubHub, Treasury Wine Estates, and Vonage. Since May, the agency has added retainer work and/or new projects for organizations including Active Network, the American Association of Orthodontists, IEEE, Harper Collins Publishers, and TomTom.
Finn Partners offers all public relations services, including digital and social media, corporate social responsibility, corporate communications, and multicultural capabilities. Its specialty areas include technology, consumer, travel/economic development, global issues with a focus on social and environmental, health services, mobile/telecom, arts, and public affairs. Approximately 180 team members comprise the partnership, including managing partners Peter Finn, Noah Finn, Richard Funess, Anne Glauber, Dena Merriam, Gail Moaney, Philippa Polskin, Howard Solomon, Alicia Young, and Ron Rogers. Rogers joined Finn Partners earlier this year, bringing his entire team from The Rogers Group in Los Angeles.
Finn Partners is headquartered in its New York City office, with major market operations in Chicago, Washington D.C., San Francisco, Los Angeles and Israel. Finn Partners shares operational services with Ruder Finn Group, and leverages international capabilities via the company's global network of offices and affiliates throughout the world.
The new Finn Partners website went live today, and additional branding efforts are underway. The company is actively recruiting at all levels, particularly in its New York, Chicago and West Coast offices. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on all hiring opportunities.
About Finn Partners
Finn Partners builds on the outstanding legacy of Ruder Finn while shaping a bold new future in which innovation and partnership are strong drivers of the brand. Finn Partners specializes in the full spectrum of public relations services, including digital and social media. Our specialty areas include technology, consumer, travel/economic development, global issues, arts and public and corporate affairs. Headquartered in New York City, the company has regional operations in Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington D.C. and Jerusalem, and leverages international capabilities via Ruder Finn's global network of offices and affiliates. Find us at www.finnpartners.com and follow us on Twitter @finnpartners.
About Ruder Finn Group
Ruder Finn Group is one of the most prominent independent PR agency holding companies, owned and led by the four siblings of the Finn family. Its operations have wholly owned offices in the United States., Asia and Europe and an affiliate network throughout Latin America. Expertise includes reputation management, branding, cultural and social issues and intent-driven social media through its digital practices.
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