Euro RSCG Magnet Closes D.C. Operations
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Euro RSCG Magnet Closes D.C. Operations

Euro RSCG Magnet, the full-service U.S. public relations operation of French holding company Havas, closed its Washington, D.C., office last week.

Paul Holmes

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Euro RSCG Magnet, the full-service U.S. public relations operation of French holding company Havas, closed its Washington, D.C., office last week.

According to John Margaritis, executive director of Euro RSCG’s worldwide public relations operations, “We have decided to focus our immediate efforts on consumer brands, rather than dilute resources to try and build a DC practice from scratch.” At the same time, responding to speculation that Havas was pursuing an acquisition in the public affairs sector, Margaritis said the company was “exploring a more permanent solution” but that “is somewhere down the road.”

Among those let go is David Henderson, a veteran public affairs practitioner who was hired to as executive vice president and general manager of the D.C. office in June of this year. Previously, he was managing partner at Strategic Communications in Alexandria, Va.; senior vice president at Edelman in Washington, and vice president of worldwide marketing, advertising and corporate communications for Gulfstream Aerospace.

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