Ruder Finn reimagines Bloom incubator with jacobstahl acquisition

by | Sep 24, 2020

Global independent PR agency Ruder Finn announced that it has acquired veteran, full-service public relations firm jacobstahl to anchor the re-launch of Bloom, Ruder Finn’s longstanding incubator agency, as well as Bloom Health, an integrated communications practice exclusively dedicated to the growing healthtech sector.

The group will be consolidated under the name jacobstahl, a Bloom company and be managed by Sandra Stahl and Jeremy Jacob, partners in jacobstahl.

“The Bloom arm of Ruder Finn has always been an exciting and important opportunity for us,” said Kathy Bloomgarden, CEO, Ruder Finn. “With jacobstahl at the helm, Bloom has the leadership and vision to develop and deliver what’s next in healthcare and corporate communications. On a personal note, I am thrilled to welcome Sandra and Jeremy back to Ruder Finn, where they both started their careers.”

jacobstahl is a full-service PR and marketing communications agency co-founded in 2003. The jacobstahl client list includes major healthcare multinationals and start-ups and is distinguished for its client service, strategic and thought leadership, creativity, collaboration and partnership. In 2019, jacobstahl launched ISSUES360 a dedicated practice providing clients with communications solutions for issues with global and in-market implications for a brand’s ecosystem, corporate reputation, internal culture and sales organization.

“We’re thrilled at the opportunity to build Bloom,” said Stahl. “We know it takes a powerful combination of communications capabilities to tell a company or brand story that resonates and engages – particularly in today’s competitive environment. We are especially excited to draw on the Ruder Finn global footprint as well as its design and technology expertise for our clients, and very much look forward to bringing our stakeholder-centric approach to grow Bloom.”

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