Knaresborough-headquartered global pest control and hygiene technology leader Pelsis Group has appointed Brand8 PR to support the delivery of its growth strategy.
The Leeds-based agency is providing the £150m turnover company with corporate communications consultancy for a diverse range of requirements including market research, product launches and international acquisitions.
Pelsis Group employs more than 500 people across 15 sites located throughout the UK, Europe, China and the USA. 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.
Commenting on the appointment, Pelsis Group group marketing manager, Rob Henry, said: “We were impressed by Brand8 PR’s demonstrable expertise in advising fast growth companies operating both nationally and internationally.
“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.
Brand8 PR managing director, Rob Smith, said: “Pelsis Group has built up a great deal of momentum in recent years and we aim to play our role in ensuring that it is maintained. The business has a clear growth strategy, a strong senior management team and a great story to tell.
“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.”