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About Us

TBT&Company is a consulting advisory that specializes in implementing complex communication campaigns. The Managing Partners – Katarzyna Terej and Piotr Talarek -have twenty years of experience in developing Public Relations, Public Affairs (regulatory advisory and issue/corporate advocacy), Investor Relations, Crisis Communication and Corporate Communication projects, both in Poland and internationally. In 2006 TBT&Company was launched and the highest quality of services and careful selection of professional, trustworthy consultants have been the key principles since the very beginning.
The company provides services for financial sector, energy and natural resources, healthcare and construction industry. TBT manages relations with central and local administration, decision makers, media and other key stakeholders relevant for particular issue.

In 2007, the founders of TBT&Company, together with their experienced international partners, established 27&More, a network of independent PR agencies. This formalized the cooperation, which was in place for more than ten years.
International cooperation not only allows sharing experience but also enables to develop efficient communication on foreign markets with reliable partners from all over the world. TBT coordinates cooperation with key stakeholders including media. Together with 27&More partners, communication strategies for industrial, pharmaceutical and tourism sector and public administration have been successfully implemented. For more information on the 27&More Network please visit www.27andmore.com .

Since 2008 TBT and Company successfully cooperates with INSTINCTIF Partners (former College Group), global business communication advisory group, which has 16 offices all over the world from London to Hong Kong. IP founders have 30 years’ experience in PR, PA and IR. In cooperation with INSTINCTIF Partners, TBT&Company develops and implements effective international strategies to reach clients’ key stakeholders. Our cooperation covers such activities as arrangement of meetings with EU decision-makers in Brussels, opinion leaders or journalists e.g. in London, Berlin or New York. TBT is the exclusive INSTINCTIF Partners’ partner in Poland. For more information about Instinctif Partners please visit:  www.instinctif.com .

Offer

International Media Corporation

Polish market exit strategic communication advisory.

International Investment Group

TBT team delivered strategic communication advisory services to an international investment group (belonging to one of top Polish entrepreneurs), focused on natural resources, energy, real estate and infrastructure.

Polish Exploitation Company

Strategic communication advisory during attempt of hostile takeover by foreign competitor, delivered to one of best Polish coalmines.

International Private Equity Fund operating in CEE

On-going communication advisory supporting purchasing and exiting projects, including advisory for boards’ of portfolio companies. Delivering media relations supporting business’ goals. Sectors covered retail, medical services, tourism and pharmaceuticals among others.

WSE Listed Developer

Communication advisory supporting corporate image and new developments in Warsaw and Gdańsk. Investor & Financial Market Relations during IPO. At the time of cooperation the sales grew 10fold.

Food Producer

Several years of cooperation including: delivering communication strategy, media relations, crisis management, internal communication, support during M&As, personal branding and product PR.

PA during acquisition process in tourism sector

The TBT & Company team advised investors participating in the privatization process of one of the most prominent companies in Poland tourism industry. PA area of activity included both national level institutions and local communities. Cooperation was continued after the final win.

World Energy Corporation

International exploration and production shale gas company: provided communication advisory and implementation of the low-profile communication strategy; coordinated Public Affairs focused on local and national-level relations with key decision makers

Polish E&P Company

PA and Corporate Advocacy for a leading producer of lignite, including communication with key stakeholders and government authorities at various levels. In addition, media support and liaison with the local community.

World Leader in Innovative Pharmaceuticals

A number of activities in Corporate Communications and Public Affairs. Support in a crisis situation, when problems with the distribution of one of the drugs resulted in formal charges and threated its reputation.

Transplantology

In collaboration with the medical community, pharmaceutical industry and patient organization, the TBT & Co. team conducted a communication campaign promoting the development of the transplantation program. Its goal was to bring organizational changes in medical facilities and also to increase social acceptance for transplantations.

Among clients of TBT & Co. (over 100 projects) at the time of their preparations to debut on the WSE or in the area of institutional and individual investors communication, were: the largest stock exchange operator in Central and Eastern Europe, a leading insurance company in Central and Eastern Europe, an international upstream (oil and gas) company, a rapidly growing Polish residential developer, a domestic company from food industry, and manufacturer of home furnishing operating on the global market.

Children nutrition

The TBT & Co. team delivers (in cooperation with the academic world and NGO) communication program targeted at people responsible for the proper nutrition of children: first of all parents, but also the staff of medical institutions. Equally important goal is also the support of systemic changes leading to improvement of the health situation of Polish children.

Nocturnal enuresis

The aim of the campaign was to change the perception of the nocturnal enuresis. Project focused on building awareness of it being a medical problem, that is possible to cure – the psychological burden is the result, not the cause.

Leading CEE Insurance Company

Strategic communication advisory in the last phase of the conflict between the owners, followed by strategic communication advisory in the IPO process and media relations. Putting an end to a several-years conflict proved in public opinion to be a success of all involved parties.

Nationwide Retail Company

Comprehensive services in the field of communication management during an internal crisis, including strategic consulting, support of conducted legal proceedings, media relations and internal communication. Providing communication support in the process of changing its owner, and one of its managers (personal branding).

Real Estate Investment Fund

Conducting an intense image campaign, mainly by rebuilding media relations. Support in a project involving significant obstacles from local authorities and their subordinate units. Issue management of two different areas of conflict, which resulted in: unique proposal of public-private partnership in the field of culture, and legal threat for one of the forms of property ownership, laid down by the regulations in force in Poland.

Key Sectors

  • » Energy and natural resources
  • » Financial sector
  • » Public administration
  • » Health and Pharmaceutical
  • » IT and Telecom
  • » Real Estate and Infrastructure

Partners and Directors

Piotr
Talarek

Managing Partner

A graduate of the Marketing Faculty at the University of Szczecin and of the Investment Banking Department at Gdańsk Bank Academy. Currently PhD student at Kozminski Academy, law faculty. He was the lecturer at the Banking Academy in Poznan, at London School of Public Relations (2000-2006) and at the University of Warsaw, Journalism Faculty. Author of several publications on corporate and investor communication. Since 1994 in PR sector. He has been involved in several privatization projects. He focuses on corporate PR, Public Affairs, financial PR, Investor Relations and Strategic Crisis Advisory. Member of the International Public Relations Association.

Katarzyna
Terej

Managing Partner

She graduated from English Philology Department at the University of Warsaw. She has studied Management at University of Warsaw and postgraduate studies on Public Relations. She achieved her MBA degree at Higher School of Commerce & International Finance, specialization: International Marketing. She is certified by the Ministry of Treasury for supervisory board member of state-owned companies, member of Foundation for Mediation Development. In the PR sector for 20 years. She has a vast experience in leading international projects, B2B consulting, Public Affairs and crisis communication. Member of International Public Relations Association.

Bartłomiej
Bieleninnik

Partner (of counsel)

He graduated from the Law Faculty at the University of Warsaw, completed legal comparative study at Wirtschaftsuniversiteat in Vienna. Member of Warsaw Chamber of Legal Advisors. He has over 22 years experience in delivering projects for international and Polish corporations including construction, pharmaceutical, IT&Telecom and FMCG sectors. He focuses on legal advisory, Mergers & Acquisitions and the new technologies law. He is involved in Public Affairs and legislation projects.

Agnieszka
Rejer-Mellin

Director of Corporate Communications

A graduate of the Warsaw School of Economics and Higher School of Commerce and Law in Warsaw. In the PR since 2002. She specializes in Public Affairs activities, crisis management, educational and CSR projects in public health care sector. She developed long-term PR projects for leading corporate clients of the FMCG industry. Her expertise covers internal communication management and developing communication strategies implemented in external communication.

Barbara
Paszkiewicz-Laskowska

Director of Strategic Communications

She graduated from the Faculty of Journalism and Political Science at the University of Warsaw as well as the London School of Public Relations.  She has also earned her MBA (Master of Business Administration) diploma from the Warsaw School of Economics. Since 2004 she’s devoted her professional career in the public relations industry. Her areas of expertise include Public Affairs, Corporate Communications, Crisis and Issue Management and Educational Campaigns, specifically for the oil and gas, financial, professional services and health care sectors.

Michał Czekański

Director

A graduate from the Journalism and Political Science at the University of Warsaw. Graduate of Postgraduate Studies in PR at the University of  Warsaw and Postgraduate Studies in CSR at Kozminski University. He has vast experience in corporate and crisis communication, also in governmental and community relations. He focuses on communication for infrastructure, oil&gas, mining and financial industry.

Consultants

Contact

TBT i Wspólnicy

ul. A. Branickiego 10, lok. 2
02-972 Warszawa, Polska
Tel.: +48 22 487 53 02
Email: tbt@tbt.waw.pl

Katarzyna Terej

Managing Partner

Tel.: +48 602 21 43 53
Email: kasia.terej@tbt.waw.pl

Piotr Talarek

Managing Partner

Tel.: +48 608 68 74 92
Email: piotr.talarek@tbt.waw.pl

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