Communication is everything at Fleishman-Hillard. One of the leading public relations firms in the US, the company specializes in about 30 different practice groups and offers services ranging from public relations to marketing to reputation management. Conducting business in more than 20 languages, its expertise includes graphic design, media training, market research, and story placement. Fleishman-Hillard, which is a division of advertising conglomerate Omnicom, has about 80 offices across the globe. The firm's clients have included such heavy hitters as Procter & Gamble, Dell, Nortel, and Wal-Mart. Fleishman-Hillard was founded in 1946 by Al Fleishman and Bob Hillard; it was acquired by Omnicom in 1997.