Crop Protection Association appoints Cohn & Wolfe

13 November, 2015


LONDON — Cohn & Wolfe, a leading communications agency, has been appointed by The Crop Protection Association (CPA), the voice of the UK Plant Science Industry, to advise on media relations and issues management.

The appointment, which follows a competitive pitch, will see Cohn & Wolfe provide media relations and issues management support in the UK to the CPA team.

The CPA promotes the role of modern plant science in safeguarding our food supply from seed to shelf. Its members are involved in the development and manufacture of a wide range of plant science technologies, which are of crucial importance to the cultivation and protection of food crops, gardens, woodlands, infrastructure and public places.

“Cohn & Wolfe stood out to our selection panel for their extensive and current experience in engaging on technical and sensitive issues,” says Nick Von Westenholz, Chief Executive, Crop Protection Association. “The CPA is committed to explaining the role of the Crop Protection industry and the benefits of its products to the community. This includes engaging in constructive and intensive dialogue with relevant stakeholders to ensure that these benefits are fully recognised and accepted.”

“The CPA is well recognised for its contribution to the debate around its members’ products,” says Andrew Escott, Global Corporate Practice Leader, Cohn & Wolfe. “As a team, we are looking forward to supporting the CPA and its membership.”


About Cohn & Wolfe
Cohn & Wolfe, a global communications agency, builds brands and corporate reputations through an uncompromising commitment to creativity. The agency’s strategic approach unearths fresh, relevant insights leading to communications solutions that deliver measurable business success. Over its 45-year history, Cohn & Wolfe’s brand marketing work and world-class digital media campaigns have attracted top brands around the world, winning awards at the Cannes Health Lions, the Global SABREs and the Global PRWeek Awards. With a creative network of more than 1,200 employees in over 50 offices across North America, EMEA and Asia, the agency has been named a Best Place to Work by The Holmes Report, PRWeek and PRNews. Cohn & Wolfe is part of WPP (Nasdaq: WPPGY), the world's largest communications services group.

About the CPA
The Crop Protection Association
"Safeguarding our Food Supply and Quality of Life"

The Crop Protection Association (CPA) is a key voice of the UK Plant Science Industry. We promote the role of modern plant science in safeguarding our food supply from seed to shelf.

Our members are involved in the development and manufacture of a wide range of plant science technologies which are of crucial importance to the cultivation and protection of food crops, protecting our gardens, woodlands, infrastructure and public places.

These include the formulation and manufacture of synthetic and bio pesticides, seed and plant breeding, agricultural biotechnology and the breeding of bees.

Our strength comes from our ability to combine the industry's expertise and skills to analyse and address key issues.

We are committed to explaining the role of the Crop Protection industry and the benefits of its products to the community. This includes engaging in constructive and intensive dialogue with relevant stakeholders to ensure that these benefits are fully recognised and accepted.

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