Press Releases

Planet Football: Premier League Champions in the Global Game

July 13, 2017

European rivals miss opportunities to win new international fans   BRUSSELS/LONDON, July 13 2017 – English Premier League clubs lead the way when it comes to taking part in pre-season tours abroad aimed at expanding their international fan-base. More than half of the Premier League’s 20 teams including Chelsea, Manchester United and Swansea City will play […]

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Burson-Marsteller Names Stephen Day CEO of UK Operations

July 13, 2017

LONDON, July 13, 2017 – Burson-Marsteller, a leading global strategic communications and public relations firm, today announced Stephen Day has been named CEO of its UK operations, effective immediately. Day joined Burson-Marsteller in April 2014 as Managing Director, UK Practice Chair, Public Affairs and Political Communications, and took on the additional role of Chief Operating […]

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Direct Impact Names Michael Fleischer President and General Manager

June 30, 2017

NEW YORK, June 30, 2017 – Direct Impact (DI), a leading national grassroots public affairs, public education and corporate reputation firm, has announced the appointment of Michael Fleischer as President and General Manager. Fleischer will oversee DI’s wide-ranging work in building localized campaigns for clients seeking to mobilize communities around a host of public affairs, […]

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Institutional Investors More Likely to Invest in Companies with Business-Driven ESG

June 26, 2017

The Burson-Marsteller “Is Your ESG Report Getting Noticed?” White Paper Reveals 77 Percent of Institutional Investors Believe Building ESG Initiatives into a Company’s Business Model is a Smart Business Decision NEW YORK, June 26, 2017 – Ninety-eight percent of institutional investors say a company with strong environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives makes for a […]

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Barbara Mulder Appointed CEO of Burson-Marsteller Netherlands

June 15, 2017

The Hague, June 15, 2017 – Burson-Marsteller, a leading global strategic communications and public relations firm, today announced Barbara Mulder has been appointed CEO of Burson-Marsteller Netherlands, effective June 15th, replacing Johan Nijlaan. Barbara joined Burson-Marsteller in January 2016 as Senior Director. Barbara has over 25 years of international experience in corporate and crisis communications […]

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Burson-Marsteller Honored with Four Big Apple Awards

June 13, 2017

U.S. CEO Mike Fernandez Accepts Philip Dorf Award for Mentorship NEW YORK, June 13, 2017 – Burson-Marsteller, a leading global strategic communications and public relations firm, today announced it won four awards at the New York Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America’s (PRSA-NY) 2017 Big Apple Awards. The awards honor outstanding public relations […]

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Public Relations Society of America Recognizes Burson-Marsteller With Three Silver Anvil Awards

June 9, 2017

NEW YORK, June 9, 2017 – Burson-Marsteller, a leading global strategic communications and public relations firm, today announced it won three awards at the 2017 Public Relations Society of America’s (PRSA) Silver Anvil Awards. The Silver Anvil Awards recognize strategic public relations programs that incorporate sound research, planning, execution and evaluation and meet the highest […]

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Twitter is the Prime Social Media Network for World Leaders

May 31, 2017

Burson-Marsteller Study Finds Pope Francis is the Most Followed World Leader on Twitter Pontiff is Ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi NEW YORK, May 31, 2017 – Pope Francis is the most followed world leader on Twitter with a combined total of 33,716,301 followers on his nine language accounts, […]

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