NEW YORK—Ruder Finn has acquired The Rogers Group, one of the largest public relations firms in Los Angeles. The Rogers Group will merge with Ruder Finn's west coast operations, which includes offices in Los Angeles and San Francisco.
Ron Rogers, former CEO of The Rogers Group, will be president of Rogers Ruder Finn, which is the new name for the agency's LA office. Rogers will also serve as strategic counsel to Ruder Finn nationwide. Howard Solomon continues as managing director of Ruder Finn West.
Rogers Ruder Finn clients include Bosch Home Appliances, Dole Packaged Foods, Los Angeles Auto Show and the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health tobacco and obesity education campaigns. They join a Ruder Finn West client roster that includes Hyundai's Hope on Wheels, Logitech, Marvell, StubHub, and Treasury Wine Estates.
Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.