IndustryPublic relations
Founded1946; 75 years ago (1946)
FounderAlfred Fleishman
Robert E. Hillard
Area served
Key people
John Saunders
(President and CEO)[1]
ParentOmnicom Group[2]

FleishmanHillard Inc. (formerly, Fleishman–Hillard) is a public relations and marketing agency founded and based in St. Louis, Missouri. It was acquired by Omnicom Group in 1997,[3] becoming part of the Diversified Agency Services (DAS) division.[4] The company was founded in 1946 by Alfred Fleishman and Robert E. Hillard.[5]

In 1994, the company expanded its operations to the Asia Pacific region with an office in Beijing.[6] In May 2013, the company rebranded its name to FleishmanHillard and launched the slogan "the Power of True".[7] As of August 2013, the company had 111 offices in 29 countries across the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East, and Africa.[8]


  1. ^ Leadership, FleishmanHillard.com
  2. ^ Omnicom to Acquire Fleishman-Hillard, The New York Times, Glenn Collins, 10 April 1997.
  3. ^ Devlin, Edward S. (2006). Crisis Management Planning and Execution. Taylor & Francis. p. 372. ISBN 9780203485897.
  4. ^ Elliott, Stuart. (18 June 2012). "An Agency Division Chronicles Its Own I.T. Overhaul". The New York Times.
  5. ^ "FleishmanHillard Milestones". FleishmanHillard. Retrieved May 3, 2013.
  6. ^ "Agency Report: Fleishman-Hillard". The Holmes Report. 2010-03-29. Archived from the original on July 31, 2013. Retrieved 2013-08-05.
  7. ^ Elliott, Stuart (April 29, 2013). "The New Look of Public Relations". The New York Times.
  8. ^ "FleishmanHillard Offices". FleishmanHillard. n.d. Retrieved 2013-08-05.