About the Firm

Operating brands

Within our Firm, clients have access to companies with all the necessary communication skills to meet their needs. The Firm comprises the following leading companies:

AXON Communications is a specialized healthcare consultancy with offices in Canada, the U.S., the U.K. and  Denmark.

Cherry is a large London, U.K.-based healthcare creative agency, seamlessly integrating creativity, strategy and digital to better connect brands with healthcare professionals and patients.

Hanover is one of Europe’s leading strategic communications and public affairs consultancies, with offices in London, Brussels, Dublin, Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Hanover Group also includes creative communications agency The Playbook.

Madano is one of the U.K.’s leading strategic, integrated communication consultancies, working in complex, highly regulated sectors, primarily in energy & environment, technology and healthcare.

NATIONAL Public Relations is Canada’s leading public relations firm, servicing clients across a wide range of sectors. NATIONAL’s service offering also includes NATIONAL Capital Markets, the industry’s foremost investor relations and financial services communications practice.

Padilla is a top U.S. public relations and communication company with offices in Minneapolis, New York, Chicago, Richmond, Washington, D.C. and San Francisco. Padilla includes the brand consultancy of Joe Smith, the food and nutrition experts at FoodMinds, and the research authorities at SMS Research Advisors.

SHIFT Communications is an integrated, data-driven communications agency with offices in Boston, San Francisco and New York.

Global partners

Internationally, AVENIR GLOBAL is affiliated with Burson Cohn & Wolfe (BCW), a subsidiary of WPP plc. Based in the United Kingdom, WPP builds better futures for its clients through an integrated offer of communications, experience, commerce and technology, with 3,000 offices in 112 countries.