OSK - The Story

From a one-man-show to Germany’s fifth-largest PR agency – OSK’s growth since 1993 has been incredibly dynamic. With more than 250 employees at seven locations on three continents, OSK today offers a broad portfolio of communication services that extend well beyond classic PR. We have compiled the most important waypoints of our story into the following brief timeline …

1989 1989 - 1993: The beginning
  • First customers: Opel, Mazda, Chrysler, ABB
  • PR work with a strong journalistic emphasis
1993 1993 - 1998: Small to medium-sized specialist agency
  • 1993, GmbH founded
  • Additional customers, greater demands, first international projects
  • 1995, second location in Rüsselsheim
  • Growth from 10 to 30 employees
1998 1998 - 2001: Diversification
  • First major international project “Opel Millennium Express”
  • Addition of new specialist disciplines: architecture, technical planning, hospitality
  • Growth from 30 to 50 employees
  • Expansion from Opel to GM
2001 2001 - 2008: Entry into top ten
  • Lead agency for Mercedes-Benz
  • Strong internationalization of project work (USA, Asia)
  • Addition of Graphic Design department
  • Major international projects for Daimler, Siemens, Tetra Pak …
  • Doubling of team to 100
  • Doubling of fee income
2008 2008 - 2014: Internationalization and digitalization
  • Adoption of internationalization strategy
  • Foundation of OSK Inc., New York
  • Foundation of OSK China, Beijing
  • Addition of Motion Design department and Social Media team
  • Majority acquisition of digital agency Compuccino, Berlin
2014
2014 - 2018: Further agency expansion
  • Lead agency for ZF Friedrichshafen
  • Foundation of OSK office in Friedrichshafen
  • Growth from 140 to more than 250 employees
  • Foundation of OSK office in Silicon Valley
2018