Established in Milan in 1989, SEC SpA operates on behalf of companies and public institutions in the fields of corporate communications and marketing, advocacy and digital communications. It is organized in divisions specialized in branding, economic-financial communications, crisis & reputation management, public affairs, health care, special events, integrated communications, CSR and environment. The company has a network of subsidiaries throughout Italy, (SEC & Associati, SEC & Partners, Sec Mediterranea), with offices in Milan, Rome, Turin, Bari, Venice, Udine, and Messina.
SEC holds the share majority in:
The company is governed by a management committee composed of all the partners and the CFO
Luca De Simoni
An agency based in Brussels, Cambre is among the most important players on the European public relations and public affairs market. “Advocacy 3.0” is the multidisciplinary and innovative approach that the agency has developed to deal with the profound changes of the political and institutional scenario from within: from applications for participation and active citizenship to the overdose of information and feelings on the Web and social media. Founded over ten years ago, Cambre works for important multinationals, European industrial federations, organizations and governments. It has received several important awards for its innovative approach such as the Public Affairs News Awards Consultancy of the Year (2010 and 2011), Campaign of the Year (2010) and Digital Campaign of the Year (2011 and 2012).
Tom Parker, Partner and Managing Director
Fiorenzo Tagliabue, President
Founded in 1984, ACH is one of the long-standing operators in the Spanish communication market, with headquarters in Madrid and offices and professionals in Barcelona and other cities. It is responsible for the corporate communications and marketing of many important Spanish and international brands. Acquired by SEC in June 2014, in December of the same year it became ACH-Cambre, acquiring the agency SirCambre, specialized in Public affairs. Integration gave a new drive to this agency, which today offers solid competences in corporate and brand communications and in advocacy, both in Spain and in the European Union, as well as consultancy and services integrated by a specialized digital communications team.
Javier de Mendizábal, CEO
Antonio Hernando, Non-Executive Director
Maurizio Maione, Executive Director
Fiorenzo Tagliabue, Chairman
Kohl PR is a public relations and advocacy agency with headquarters in Berlin. Its approach, which focuses strongly on consulting, allows it to authoritatively manage complex and critical areas of communications and advocacy. Kohl PR advises institutions, associations and companies especially in the fields of nutrition, health, consumer protection, sustainability and social dialogue.
Founded in 1984, Kohl PR was one of the first agencies in Germany to focus on political communications and the management of issues relevant to society and decision makers. Until today, issue and crisis management, as well as the interplay of public affairs, lobbying and public relations, are some of its primary areas of expertise, making this agency a reference point for the German communications market. Kohl PR is a member of the association of the leading PR and communication agencies in Germany (GPRA).
Peter Rall, Managing Director
Erhard Schoewel, Partner
Fiorenzo Tagliabue (SEC), Chairman
Tom Parker (Cambre) Deputy Chairman
Public and corporate affairs. Issue-led, outcome focused communications. Local, national and European.
Award winning communications consultancy, Newington, is a top five public and corporate affairs agency based across offices in London, Edinburgh, Manchester, Birmingham and Chelmsford. Its team of 50 consultants provides objective led communications campaigns to some of the biggest brands in the UK. Our holistic approach covers all aspects of your communications activities. From understanding the political and regulatory environment, to delivering an effective political and media campaign, or even equipping you with the skills to face a select committee or challenging media interview. We pride ourselves on knowing and appreciating not only the politics and policy of a sector, but the commercial environment too. Our specialist practices bring together consultants who possess all of this knowledge along with real-world experience of the sectors they work in.
Fiorenzo Tagliabue (SEC), Chairman
Mark Glover, Phil Briscoe, Directors
Greg Rosen, Company Secretary
Martis CONSULTING is a Warsaw-based and one of Poland’s biggest PR agencies. Martis CONSULTING has operated on the market since 2001. It offers strategic advisory as well as corporate and finance PR and creates, implements and manages communication campaigns in order to make the most of publicity and restore reputation. Its experience spans all major industry sectors and is pride to be the communication partner of choice for a significant number of public companies. Its ability to solve Clients’ business problems is strengthened by combining its expertise with exceptional understanding of local media.
Martis advises its Clients on how to build understanding for company’s activities on the market and how to win public approval for company’s decisions, on how to build communication programs in accordance with business strategies and how to implement projects according to the highest standards, on how to manage crisis situations, preventing them and minimizing their harmful effects.
Fiorenzo Tagliabue (SEC), Chairman
Dariusz Jarosz, CEO
Ewa Baldyga Vice President
With over 15 years of experience in Colombia, Newlink Comunicaciones Estratégicas SAS is an agency made up of 60 employees, currently led by Claudia de Francisco (former Minister of Communications with vast experience in communication strategies in both public and private sector) and Rafael Mora (prominent advertising executive, founder of various successful endeavours and one of the founders of Newlink Colombia). The agency is recognized in the market for its strategic thinking ability and excellence in execution. Newlink develops integrated communication strategies in collaboration with its customers and aids their effective implementation.
One of the best indicators that shows Newlink Colombia’s ability to add value for its clients is that some of them have been working with the agency for more than 10 years. Our client base includes Coca Cola Femsa, Enel Group, Diageo, DIRECTV, Adidas, Copa Airlines, British American Tobacco, Huawei, Amgen, Fox channels, amongst others.
The strategic thinking abilities within Newlink Colombia come for the wealth of experience and background of its management team formed by Gonzalo de Francisco (Senior Vice President), Mateo Mora (Senior Director) and Rodrigo Pardo (Finance & Admin Director), in addition to our two Managing Directors.
Newlink Colombia operations are based on the following business units:
Rafael Mora, CEO
Claudia de Francisco, CEO
Fiorenzo Tagliabue Chairman