HP Selects Golin/Harris to Lead Strategic PR Efforts for New Segments Initiatives

Apr 30, 2001, 01:00 ET from Golin/Harris International

    SAN FRANCISCO, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Golin/Harris International
 announced today that Hewlett-Packard Company has selected the firm to lead
 public relations efforts for three new segments initiatives within HP's
 Business and Commercial Operation.  Golin/Harris' San Francisco office will
 manage the HP relationship with support from several other offices in the
 firm's Technology/eBusiness Practice.
     HP's three initiatives are designed to enable the company to sell an
 integrated selection of products and services to small and medium businesses,
 and several targeted vertical markets, as well as enhance relationships with
 partners.  These initiatives are an important part of HP's new organizational
 structure.
     Golin/Harris will spearhead worldwide strategic communications planning,
 participate in strategy and counsel activities, manage positioning and
 messaging support, provide research and measurement services and offer other
 assistance.  Golin/Harris has worked with several HP business units since the
 mid-1990s.  Brian Sinderson, executive vice president, will serve as the
 strategic lead on these efforts for Golin/Harris.
     "HP's selection of Golin/Harris demonstrates the strength of our
 well-established Technology/eBusiness Practice and demonstrates the value to
 clients of our 'best teams' approach," said Tim Johnson, managing director of
 Golin/Harris' San Francisco office.
 
     About Golin/Harris International
     Founded in 1957, Golin/Harris International is a full service public
 relations firm, providing professional counsel and strategic communications
 programs to clients nationally and internationally.  The San Francisco office
 of Golin/Harris focuses on serving the distinct communications needs of
 Technology/eBusiness companies.  The firm's principal technology clients
 include Amazon.com, Hewlett-Packard, Quantum and Texas Instruments.  Other
 Golin/Harris clients include McDonald's Corporation, Bayer Corporation,
 Nintendo of America Inc. and Owens Corning. Golin/Harris International is
 headquartered in Chicago.  More information is available at
 http://www.golinharris.com .  The firm is part of the Interpublic Group of
 Companies (NYSE:   IPG).
 
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SOURCE Golin/Harris International
    SAN FRANCISCO, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Golin/Harris International
 announced today that Hewlett-Packard Company has selected the firm to lead
 public relations efforts for three new segments initiatives within HP's
 Business and Commercial Operation.  Golin/Harris' San Francisco office will
 manage the HP relationship with support from several other offices in the
 firm's Technology/eBusiness Practice.
     HP's three initiatives are designed to enable the company to sell an
 integrated selection of products and services to small and medium businesses,
 and several targeted vertical markets, as well as enhance relationships with
 partners.  These initiatives are an important part of HP's new organizational
 structure.
     Golin/Harris will spearhead worldwide strategic communications planning,
 participate in strategy and counsel activities, manage positioning and
 messaging support, provide research and measurement services and offer other
 assistance.  Golin/Harris has worked with several HP business units since the
 mid-1990s.  Brian Sinderson, executive vice president, will serve as the
 strategic lead on these efforts for Golin/Harris.
     "HP's selection of Golin/Harris demonstrates the strength of our
 well-established Technology/eBusiness Practice and demonstrates the value to
 clients of our 'best teams' approach," said Tim Johnson, managing director of
 Golin/Harris' San Francisco office.
 
     About Golin/Harris International
     Founded in 1957, Golin/Harris International is a full service public
 relations firm, providing professional counsel and strategic communications
 programs to clients nationally and internationally.  The San Francisco office
 of Golin/Harris focuses on serving the distinct communications needs of
 Technology/eBusiness companies.  The firm's principal technology clients
 include Amazon.com, Hewlett-Packard, Quantum and Texas Instruments.  Other
 Golin/Harris clients include McDonald's Corporation, Bayer Corporation,
 Nintendo of America Inc. and Owens Corning. Golin/Harris International is
 headquartered in Chicago.  More information is available at
 http://www.golinharris.com .  The firm is part of the Interpublic Group of
 Companies (NYSE:   IPG).
 
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