Press Releases

Burson-Marsteller Announces Key Strategic Partnership in Nigeria

March 16, 2015

Burson-Marsteller, a leading global public relations and communications firm, today announced the launch of CMC Connect Burson-Marsteller in Lagos and Abuja, Nigeria. The announcement marks the further strengthening of the long-standing relationship between the two companies, and brings the total number of Burson-Marsteller branded operations across the continent to 29.

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Erasmus Generation Survey: Young People Urge EU to Be More United On The World Stage and Less Bureaucratic

March 5, 2015

The Erasmus Generation Survey, carried out by ThinkYoung, a Brussels-based youth think tank, and Burson-Marsteller, a leading global public affairs and public relations firm, invited 1,500 young Europeans to respond to a 15-question online questionnaire. The aim is to highlight the values of people aged 18 to 40 and to contribute to the direction of future European policy by calling on those in office to act.

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Burson-Marsteller Wins Two In2 SABRE Awards

February 19, 2015

Burson-Marsteller, a leading global public relations and communications firm, today announced that it has won two 2015 In2 SABRE Awards North America. Presented by The Holmes Report, the In2 SABRE Awards North America recognize the broad range of creative work across paid, earned, shared and owned media, and celebrate the exceptional talent shaping the future of marketing and communications. The awards were announced at a ceremony in San Francisco on Feb. 18.

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Burson-Marsteller Names New Market Leader for Chile

January 28, 2015

Burson-Marsteller, a leading global public relations and communications firm, recently announced that León Guzmán has been named Market Leader of Burson-Marsteller Chile. Guzmán will lead a multidisciplinary team of consultants working in the areas of public and corporate affairs, technology, brand communication, reputation management, crisis and digital strategies.

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Burson-Marsteller Names Terri-Helen Gaynor Asia-Pacific CEO

January 14, 2015

Burson-Marsteller, a leading global public relations and communications firm, today announced that Terri-Helen Gaynor has joined the company as President and Chief Executive Officer, Asia-Pacific, effective immediately. Gaynor succeeds Patrick Ford, who had been Chair of the Asia-Pacific region since October 2012.

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Burson-Marsteller Appoints Morten Pettersen as Nordic CEO

December 12, 2014

Burson-Marsteller, a leading global public relations and communications firm, today announced that Morten Pettersen has been appointed Nordic CEO of Burson-Marsteller as part of a strategy to further strengthen the company’s leading position in the Nordic region. Burson-Marsteller has offices in Oslo, Stockholm, Copenhagen and Helsinki. It recently launched a Nordic corporate reputation study that looks at the drivers of reputation of over 100 companies operating in the Nordic region.

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Burson-Marsteller Names Stephen Naru Head of U.S. Media Relations, Managing Director, U.S. Corporate & Financial Practice

December 11, 2014

Burson-Marsteller, a leading global public relations and communications firm, today announced that Stephen Naru has joined the company as Head of U.S. Media Relations and Managing Director, U.S. Corporate and Financial Practice. Naru will work with a team of media specialists to provide media relations strategy and execution to clients. He also will be responsible for ensuring the application of best practice in media relations for the firm across the U.S.

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Burson-Marsteller’s Louise Eich Named to PR News’ “Rising PR Stars 30 and Under” List

December 9, 2014

December 9, 2014 — Burson-Marsteller, a leading global public relations and communications firm, today announced that Senior Associate Louise Eich has been named to PR News’ annual “Rising PR Stars 30 & Under” list. Each year, PR News honors emerging PR leaders and creative practitioners under 30 who are making communications matter in the marketplace. The awards were presented at a luncheon today at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.

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