Cision Strengthens Client Focus with Elevation of Media Research Authority
CHICAGO, IL, June 11, 2007 – Cision, formerly known as Bacon’s Information, today announced that K.C. Brown, a 10 year Cision veteran will focus his expertise on maintaining and growing client relationships in a new role as Vice President of Client Development. Previously, Brown was a Senior Vice President of the firm’s evaluation unit where he managed the Research & Advisory Group. While there he led many of the firm’s methodological and technological innovations and founded the Delahaye Index, Cision’s national study on corporate reputation.
Prior to joining the firm in 1997, Mr. Brown worked in government and agency public relations. He holds a B.A. from Brigham Young University in Public Relations, a Masters in Mass Communications Research from the University of North Carolina, and an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He lives in Geneva, IL with his wife and three children.
“KC’s outstanding contributions to the field of PR media research have been recognized by both our clients and industry peers. His ability to win and grow clients, attract and retain talent and consistently execute Cision’s growth initiatives has made this decision a natural one,” stated Cision Executive Vice President Peter Granat.
Cision is a leading global media intelligence company, serving the complete workflow of today s communications, social media and content marketing professionals. Offering the industry s most comprehensive PR and social software, rich analytics and a Global Insights team, Cision enables clients to improve their marketing and strengthen data-driven decision making. Cision also represents the Gorkana Group, PRWeb, Help a Reporter Out (HARO) and iContact brands. Headquartered in Chicago, Cision has over 100,000 customers worldwide and maintains offices in Canada, U.K., France, Germany, Portugal, Sweden, Finland and China. For more information, visit www.cision.com or follow @Cision on Twitter.