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PRESS RELEASE: HARRIS ANNOUNCES NEW EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP TEAM

The Stagwell Group: May 15, 2017
HARRIS ANNOUNCES NEW EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP TEAM John Gerzema and Will Johnson will become co-CEOs Mark Penn named Chairman   May 15th, 2017 – Harris Insights & Analytics, a leading public opinion, corporate, brand and reputation strategy firm, today appointed a new executive management team. John Gerzema and Will Johnson will become co-Chief Executive Officers.  Mark Penn, Managing Partner of The Stagwell Group, will become Chairman. Jonathan Gardner will serve as…

PRESS RELEASE: MMI AGENCY ANNOUNCES STRATEGIC INVESTMENT FROM STAGWELL MEDIA, LLC.

MMI Agency: April 28, 2017
HOUSTON, TX, April 28, 2017. MMI Agency (http://www.mmiagency.com), a leading media innovation agency headquartered in Houston, Texas, announced today that Stagwell Media, LLC has acquired a minority stake in the company. “MMI Agency is a new breed of marketer that combines data, creative and media innovation to connect leading brands to influential consumers,” said Mark Penn, Managing Partner and President of The Stagwell Group. “MMI Agency is the type of…

PRESS RELEASE: STAGWELL MEDIA ACQUIRES LEADING HEALTHCARE AND CONSUMER AGENCY SCOUT

The Stagwell Group: April 28, 2017
STAGWELL MEDIA ACQUIRES LEADING HEALTHCARE AND CONSUMER AGENCY SCOUT Continues to build a diverse portfolio of leading agencies   WASHINGTON, April 27, 2017. The Stagwell Group (http://www.stagwellgroup.com/) today announced its fund, Stagwell Media LLC has acquired SCOUT (http://findscout.com), a full-service marketing communications firm focused on healthcare and consumer marketing.   SCOUT is a leader in the specialty pharmaceutical and rare disease space, as well a driving force in consumer marketing.…

Mark Penn’s Stagwell Buys Healthcare Agency

Wall Street Journal: April 28, 2017
Mark Penn’s Stagwell Buys Healthcare Agency Stagwell Group snaps up ad agency Scout, as the holding company continues to diversify its offering   Suzanne Vranica April 28, 2017 1:22 p.m. ET   Stagwell Group, a holding company started by former WPP and Microsoft executive Mark Penn, has acquired Scout, a full services agency that specializes in healthcare marketing. Based in Atlanta, Scout has 140 employees and offices in cities such…

Mark Penn’s Republican Investment

Axios: March 16, 2017
Stagwell Media LLC, the private-equity fund formed by Mark Penn, today will announce a minority stake in Targeted Victory, the Alexandria-based GOP digital agency headed by CEO Zac Moffatt. Targeted Victory leads digital marketing and fundraising programs for Speaker Ryan and the NRSC, and served the presidential campaigns of Mitt Romney, Ted Cruz, Scott Walker and Rick Perry. Stagwell's stable: Targeted Victory gives Penn a right-side counterpart to SKDKnickerbocker, founded…