Edelman’s UK CEO, Robert Philips, has been named president and CEO of the operations in Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA). He will also continue as chairman of Edelman UK.
Philips joined the firm six years ago when it acquired Jackie Cooper PR. He became Edelman UK CEO in 2007.
The region is the firm’s second largest with 760 employees across 17 offices. The EMEA region accounted for $101 million in revenue (19 percent globally) for Edelman. Clients include AstraZeneca, Diageo, and Kraft.