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Huntsworth plc
Traded as LSEHNT
Industry Public relations
Founded 1974
Founder Lord Chadlington
Headquarters London, United Kingdom
Number of locations
62 principal offices in 29 countries
Area served
Key people
Paul Taaffe
Services Public relations
Integrated healthcare communications
Revenue Increase £ 174.70 million (2010)
Increase £ 15.80 million (2010)
Number of employees
Subsidiaries Citigate Dewe Rogerson
Huntsworth Health

Huntsworth (LSE: HNT) is a public limited company headquartered in London and listed on the London Stock Exchange.

Huntsworth is an international healthcare communications and public relations group operating from 62 principal offices in 29 countries providing services to c.1,870 clients.

The group operates in the consumer, financial, public affairs, integrated healthcare and technology sectors and comprises four divisions being Huntsworth Health, Grayling, Citigate, and Red.


Huntsworth plc was formed in 2000.

In 2007 Evoke, Huntworth Health’s digital agency, was launched and Axis Healthcare was acquired.

In 2009 the Group undertook a major rebranding initiative focused around Citigate, Grayling, Huntsworth Health and Red.

In 2013 BlueFocus invested £36.5m in Huntsworth.

In 2015 Grayling launched new operations in Kenya and Huntsworth Health launched a new agency FirstHand. Paul Taaffe took over as Group CEO after Lord Chadlington stepped down.

In 2016 Huntsworth Health launched a new agency Traverse and Neil Jones became the Group’s new CFO.


The Group comprises four divisions being Huntsworth Health, Grayling, Citigate, and Red.

Huntsworth Health is a global family of communications agencies that provides an integrated suite of services for the science, health, and wellbeing industries.

Citigate is an international consultancy specialising in financial and corporate communications.

Grayling develops and manages reputations for a diverse range of organisations across multiple sectors including Consumer Brands, Technology, Energy, Healthcare, Financial Services, Transport & Logistics and Governments.

Red Consultancy is a multi-specialist, consumer-focused communications consultancy with capabilities across Corporate, Technology, Healthcare and Digital services.


Huntsworth plc is governed by a board of directors, whose current members include Derek Mapp, Paul Taaffe, Neil Jones, Andy Boland, Time Ryan, Nicky Dulieu and Pat Billingham.


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