Strategic Communications Agency Names Public Relations Veteran Don Williams to Head New Office; Agency Practices Include Retail & Consumer Goods, Crisis Comms, Lifestyle, Luxury Real Estate, Travel & Hospitality, Food & Beverage, Medical & Biotech
SAN DIEGO (March 16, 2021) – Glodow Nead Communications, LLC (GNC), a leading domestic and international public relations agency headquartered in San Francisco, today announced the expansion of its operations with the opening of a Southern California office, located in San Diego. In addition, the agency announced the appointment of Don Williams to head its efforts in the region as well as in Latin America.
“Establishing a greater presence in a region that stretches from Southern California to Latin America is a logical next step in our agency’s growth,” said Jeff Nead, co-principal of Glodow Nead Communications. “Increasing our presence in these regions will further leverage our ability to generate new business and recruit top talent. With his corporate and agency experience, Don is the perfect hire for us. Additionally, Don has a deep understanding of the marketplace and the media and is able to quickly grasp the big picture ideas of our clients and create impactful public relations campaigns around them.”
With more than 20 years of corporate communications and PR agency experience, Williams brings a seasoned marketing communications approach to GNC. Williams has created and executed domestic and international product launch strategies in the consumer goods, gaming, licensed products, large-scale events and industry-specific tradeshows, technology, lifestyle, entertainment, and major professional sports sectors.
With its newly announced San Diego office, GNC now operates offices in San Francisco, New York, Shanghai, and Singapore. GNC has logged more than four decades publicizing a diverse array of brands, products and services, including major retail outlets, destination hotels and resorts, world-class restaurants, celebrity chefs, airlines, artisanal products, luxury real estate, wineries, retailers of all varieties, and, most recently, medical and biotech products.
The agency’s client portfolio includes notable brands such as Marriott Hotels & Resorts International (St. Regis, Ritz-Carlton, W), hotel group Noble House Hotels & Resorts; San Francisco’s oldest continually operating business, Boudin Bakery; international luxury real estate developer Millennium Partners; California’s largest family-owned grocer, The Save Mart Companies; award-winning eco-tourism destination Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort, Fiji; and the renowned Napa Valley PlumpJack Winery, and a roster of premier hotels, destinations, and residential developments throughout Asia.
For more information on Glodow Nead Communications, or contacting the San Diego office, please visit: www.glodownead.com.
About Glodow Nead Communications
Glodow Nead Communications, LLC is a San Francisco-based company providing comprehensive publicity, public relations, and media relations services. Since the agency’s founding in 1973 as part of the San Francisco music scene, the company’s principals have gone on to provide communication services for a diverse array of clients that includes entertainment and cultural events, retail brands, wineries and craft breweries, destination restaurants, hotels, airlines, consumer products, commercial and residential real estate, high-profile individuals, corporations and businesses, media outlets, non-profit organizations, public agencies and trade associations.
In 2009, the company launched GNC Asia, developing an extensive and dynamic roster of Asia-based clients comprising hotels and resorts, real estate developments, restaurants, luxury travel providers, and high-profile individuals.
Today Glodow Nead has offices in New York City, Singapore, Shanghai, and San Diego in addition to its headquarters in San Francisco.