Ketchum Inc

Parent Organization: Omnicom Group

Ketchum is a global public relations firm, offering marketing, branding and corporate communications services. Founded in 1923 by George Ketchum as a Pittsburgh-based advertising company which later evolved to include a public relations practice, the firm currently has 23 offices and 46 affiliates and associations in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Latin America. Ketchum covers five global practice areas: brand marketing, corporate communications, healthcare, food and nutrition, and technology. Since 1996, Ketchum is a subsidiary of the Omnicom Group. On June 16, 2009, Ketchum announced a merger with Pleon based in DĂĽsseldorf, Germany and is known as "Ketchum Pleon" in Europe.

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Campaign Finance

$7,150 Given

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  • contributions under $200 are not reported, and so are not included in totals.
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  • contributions are matched based on organization and recipient name reported within each election cycle. Contributions using an incorrect or non-standard version of the name may be missed.
  • corporate name changes and mergers may cause figures to differ from those of the Center for Responsive Politics.
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All data is based on documents downloaded from The first table shows mentions: all documents that include the name of the company anywhere in the document or document metadata. The second table shows submissions: all documents where the submitter metadata included the company name. Each table shows the top 10 dockets, ranked by number of occurrences.

Matches are based on a search for the company name. Variations in the company name, such as acronyms, nicknames or alternate names may cause documents to be missed. The mention of a company name in a document may be incidental and does not necessarily indicate that the company has any relevance to the document. Company names that are common English words may erroneously match with text that is not referring to the company.

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Regulations and public comments can be downloaded in bulk here.

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The tables show occurrences of "Ketchum Inc" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.

Federal Spending

4 contracts

Federal grants, contracts and loans are reported by federal agencies using the FPDS and FAADS systems. The data is made available to the public at Please note that the completeness and quality of the data varies greatly by agency.

Only grants, contracts and loans with amounts over $1 million are shown.

Because company names are not reported in a standardized manner, we cannot reliably determine the company receiving the contract or award. The results shown here are based on a search for the company name. Individual records may be missed or erroneously included because of name variations. For more information, please see our federal spending methodology page.

covers through's Sept. 15, 2012 release for contracts and Oct. 19, 2012 for grants.

Note: Company names in federal spending data are not standardized. The table below is included only as a sample of what is available in the data and has not been reviewed for accuracy or completeness. To investigate the data further, use the links at the bottom of the table.

Type Recipient Name Year Agency Description Amount
Ketchum Incorporated 2011 Centers For Medicare And Medicaid Services ICD-10 NATIONAL MULTIMEDIA AND EDUCATION CAMPAIGN $2,677,269
Ketchum Incorporated 2011 Centers For Medicare And Medicaid Services ADVERTISING SERVICES $2,199,972
Ketchum Incorporated 2011 Centers For Medicare And Medicaid Services CHILDREN'S HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM NATIONAL OUTREACH AND EDUCATION CAMPAIGN $1,999,541
Ketchum Incorporated 2011 Centers For Medicare And Medicaid Services ARRA::YES::ARRA TAS::75 0510::TAS NATIONAL MULTIMEDIA AND EDUCATION CAMPAIGN AND GRASSROOTS OUTREACH $1,099,811
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