SHANGHAI—Ruder Finn has acquired China event management, brand and marketing consultancy Thunder Communications. The move follows last week’s announcement of Elan Shou as senior vice president for Ruder Finn China, leading the firm’s three China offices.
Led by China public relations veteran Tracy Tong, Thunder works with clients such as Volvo, Mercedes Benz, Bosch, Delphi, Intel, Siemens, Bayer Material Science, Villeroy & Boch, MTS, The Italian Chamber of Commerce and The Swedish Chamber of Commerce. The company is headquartered in Shanghai and has an established network of affiliate offices nationwide.
The firm’s services include corporate and marketing communications, media relations management, crisis and issues management, event management and media training.