Boston-based PR firm Warner Communications has been acquired by holding company Millwright Holdings.
With the deal agreed, Warner Communications will remain independent in Millwright's structure, where all of its agency subsidiaries stay wholly-owned, it has explained.
The public relations firm holds a roster that includes Aetna, Mass Mutual, Saucony and Cumberland Health, with Carin Warner, Warner’s president, set to join Millwright’s leadership team.
"As a fiercely entrepreneurial agency," said Warner, "we are driven by a unique mix of public relations and broader marketing programs that deliver real business results to our clients. We are excited to be part of a group that will augment our capabilities and provide additional resources to impact our client's growth."
According to Michael Young, president and chief executive of Millwright Holdings, "The acquisition of Warner perfectly underscores our focus on specialist, independent agencies with long-tenured senior teams delivering cross-functional marketing expertise and strong operational performance.
Regarding Carin Warner joining the leadership team, he added: “We found a leader and entrepreneur who has built a great agency, and we are thrilled to be working with the Warner team. We look forward to doing great things together."