Cone Communications becomes Porter Novelli company

Cone Communications (Cone), a public relations and marketing agency, will become a Porter Novelli company, the company said.

This opportunity allows Cone to expand its international reach for its award-winning CSR strategy and thought leadership services by leveraging Porter Novelli´s 90 offices around the globe.

Cone will remain an independent brand within the Porter Novelli network, and continue as a specialty agency within the Omnicom Public Relations Group. Within the new framework, Bill Fleishman will continue in his current position as chief executive officer of Cone, reporting into Brad MacAfee, CEO of Porter Novelli.

Cone Communications is a public relations and marketing agency for business, brands and society. It is part of the Omnicom Public Relations Group.

Porter Novelli is a global public relations agency built on a rich heritage of marketing for social good.

Omnicom Public Relations Group is a global collective of three of the top global public relations agencies worldwide and specialist agencies in areas including public affairs, marketing to women, fashion, global health strategy and corporate social responsibility. It encompasses more than 6,000 public relations professionals in more than 330 offices worldwide who provide their expertise to companies, government agencies, NGOs and nonprofits across a wide range of industries.