As PR professionals, pivoting is par for the course. Ducking, weaving and finding new approaches as we negotiate with media to achieve results for clients is a perennial part of our playbook.
Kavanagh Motor Group, hires ECCO UK | Pagefield to support its public relations activity
Kavanagh Motor Group covers London and the South East of England, attending over 150,000 recoveries a year. Pagefield will work closely with Managing Director and Founder, Kieron Kavanagh, providing strategic counsel and responding to a number of ongoing national debates around such issues as smart motorways and the future of vehicle transport.
Kieron Kavanagh, Chief Executive, Kavanagh Motor Group, said: “I am excited to be working with Pagefield. As a family business, we’re very proud of our name and the people we look after. Pagefield’s creativity, its impressive media and political networks, and its firm strategic advice will all be vital to us as we tell our story at a time of such heightened national interest.”
Oliver Foster, Chief Executive of Pagefield, said: “Kieron and his team offer a hugely valuable public service and bring decades of experience and expertise to the ever-changing face of our road network. In only our first few days working together, it’s already abundantly clear how much Kavanagh have to offer to the public debates around issues such as smart motorways and we’re really looking forward to raising Kieron and his team’s profile in the coming weeks and months.”
Kavanagh is the latest in a series of wins for Pagefield in 2020, which include the leading supermarket, ASDA, and is also another addition to the agency’s burgeoning transport division, which includes British Airways, HS1 Ltd, Hitachi Rail and London City Airport.
The COVID-19 pandemic has restricted face-to-face meetings and travel. However, negotiations and deal-making are sill possible, explains Thorsten Hofmann, head of the C4 Center for Negotiation.
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