San Francisco (PRWEB) August 2, 2007
Spark Public Relations (Sparkpr), one of the leading independent technology public relations consultancies, today announced it is expanding its global footprint by establishing European operations in London. With a wide range of clients based in Europe and an increasing demand for pan-European public relations services from US based technology companies, the new office will be closely linked with the agency's headquarters in San Francisco and provide clients with highly integrated global public relations services. Rachel Bremer, a top Senior Director who has been instrumental in building the company into one of the industry's most respected technology public relations firms, will direct the European office which will be called SPR Europe.
Sparkpr also announced today that Tim Smith and Tim Turpin have joined the company in San Francisco, as Senior Managing Director and Managing Director, respectively. Smith brings over 15 years of experience in technology public relations and consumer marketing and most recently was at OutCast Communications. Turpin is also a highly experienced technology public relations professional with over 15 years experience and brings the agency deep expertise in working with leading companies in Venture Capital and Clean Tech.
"Great agencies are built with great people and we are fortunate to have an exceedingly talented, passionate and committed team working in both regions to deliver cohesive public relations counsel to our growing portfolio of global technology clients," said Alan Soucy, CEO of Spark Public Relations. "With Rachel leading our European expansion efforts, we can ensure that we maintain the same cultural and service philosophy that has helped us achieve extraordinary result for our clients."
Since its founding in 1999, Sparkpr has provided unparalleled public relations service to a number of high profile technology clients and has always served a global base of companies and entrepreneurs. The agency's profile in Europe has grown steadily over the past five years and currently includes the following clients:
- Index Ventures: Europe's leading venture capital firm
- FON: Provider of the world's largest WiFi network
- MOO: Creator of MiniCards, NoteCards and StickerBooks that let people turn digital photos and designs into unique printed products
- Openads: Developer of free open source advertiser solutions in use by 20,000 publishers in 140 countries
- Viagogo: Europe's leading secondary ticketing market, started by Eric Baker, the co-founder of StubHub
"With our European office now in place, we are able to provide superior global service and have a front row seat to the technical innovation coming out of Europe," said Rachel Bremer, Senior Director, SPR Europe. "I'm looking forward to building out our team in London and working closely with the community here."
About Spark Public Relations
Sparkpr is a full service global technology public relations agency with U.S. headquarters in San Francisco and European headquarters in London. Founded in 1999, the firm has built its reputation on providing creative and innovative global publicity campaigns for numerous high profile start-ups, leading consumer and Internet companies as well as established Fortune 1000 companies.
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