Lausanne, 8 January 2019 – Following the merger of the two global advisory firms Burson-Marsteller and Cohn & Wolfe, Lausanne-based BCW Sports practice will from today on operate as the sports practice of Burson Cohn & Wolfe.

As a result of the merger, Burson Cohn & Wolfe, is now one of the world’s largest full-service global communications agencies with a network of more than 4,000 employees across 42 countries. The company delivers advice and integrated communications programs for clients in a wide range of industries, including sport.

The new Burson Cohn & Wolfe sports practice will consist of the complete team of consultants from BCW Sports practice / TSE Consulting. It will continue to deliver its full range of services to the international sports world, with an increased outreach resulting from the larger global presence of Burson Cohn & Wolfe.

“BCW Sports practice was a strong asset in the Burson-Marsteller network, providing strategy and communications services to the international sports world. The same team will now operate in the new BCW and will benefit from our trend setting expertise in delivering innovative and integrated solutions for clients,” said Scott Wilson, Burson Cohn & Wolfe President, Europe & Africa.

Lars Haue-Pedersen, Managing Director, Burson Cohn & Wolfe sports practice, said: “This is a very exciting development for us. We continue to expand our global reach as well as our set of services to our clients in the international sports world. They will benefit from BCW’s smart digitally based solutions to reach new and more versatile audiences. BCW’s unique capacities in this field will enrich our approach and substantially enhance our advice and support to clients”.

The Burson Cohn & Wolfe sports practice delivers services to international sport clients and bid/host cities, including Campaigning & International Relations, Event Strategy Development & Evaluation, Event Host Communication and Sport Strategy Development.

Read more: www.bcw-sport.com

Contacts:

Tanya Heimlich-Ng Yuen – Director, Burson Cohn & Wolfe sports practice

Tel: +41 21 313 23 00 Email: tanya.heimlich@bcw-sport.com

About Burson Cohn & Wolfe
Burson Cohn & Wolfe (BCW) is one of the world’s largest full-service global communications agencies. Founded by the merger of Burson-Marsteller and Cohn & Wolfe, BCW delivers digitally and data-driven creative content and integrated communications programs grounded in earned media and scaled across all channels for clients in the B2B, consumer, corporate, crisis management, CSR, healthcare, public affairs and technology sectors. BCW is a part of WPP (NYSE: WPP), the world’s leader in communications services. Read more: www.bcw-global.com