Leeds agency lands corporate comms brief for global pest control firm

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by David Prior

Knaresborough-headquartered Pelsis Group has appointed Brand8 PR to support the delivery of its growth strategy.

The Leeds-based agency is providing the global pest control and hygiene technology firm with corporate communications consultancy for a diverse range of requirements including market research, product launches and international acquisitions.

£150m-turnover Pelsis Group employs more than 500 people across 15 sites globally. Earlier this month, the company acquired France’s top pest control supplier, Edialux France, with Brand8 PR advising on customer and supplier communications as well as corporate and trade media relations.

Rob Henry, Pelsis Group group marketing manager, said: “We have ambitious expansion plans for Pelsis Group, so we are pleased to partner with an agency with the knowledge, agility and speed to enhance our corporate communications and build further equity in our business and brands.”

Established in the mid-1980s, Pelsis Group owns a portfolio of 10 professional and consumer brands and has more than 20,000 business customers worldwide including Rentokil, Ecolab, Screwfix and Amazon.

Rob Smith, Brand8 PR managing director, said: “We are looking forward further raising awareness of Pelsis Group as the innovator and leader that it is within the global pest control and hygiene technology marketplace.”

Founded in 2010, Brand8 PR also work with housebuilder Avant Homes, industrial developer and asset manager Chancerygate and law firm Gordons.