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Burson-Marsteller Announces New Leadership in Singapore

July 22, 2014

Allison Lim Assumes Role of Singapore Market Leader SINGAPORE, JULY 22, 2014 – Burson-Marsteller, a leading global public relations and communications firm, announced today that Allison Lim, Regional Managing Director, Public Affairs and Government Communications, has assumed the role of Singapore Market Leader, effective immediately. Lim will continue in her function as a senior member ...

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Obama White House Broadcast Media Director Dag Vega to Join Burson-Marsteller as Managing Director

July 21, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 21, 2014 – Burson-Marsteller, a leading global public relations and communications firm, today announced that the White House Director of Broadcast Media Dag Vega will join the firm as Managing Director, effective August 4. Vega will provide senior strategic communications counsel and media advice to the agency’s clients across practices and will ...

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Patrick Ford Honored with 2014 Milestones in Mentoring Legacy Award

July 11, 2014

NEW YORK, July 11, 2014 – Burson-Marsteller, a leading global public relations and communications firm, is pleased to announce that Patrick Ford will be honored with the 2014 Milestones in Mentoring Legacy Award from The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations at The University of Alabama. Ford currently serves as Burson-Marsteller’s Worldwide Vice Chair, ...

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Burson-Marsteller Named Special Olympics International’s Agency of Record

July 1, 2014

Firm’s Fan Experience Specialty to Lead Pro-Bono Assignment NEW YORK, July 1, 2014 – Burson-Marsteller, a leading global public relations and communications firm, today announced that it has been named agency of record for Special Olympics International. This pro-bono engagement will be led by the firm’s sports marketing specialty group, The Fan Experience. The Burson-Marsteller ...

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Americans Highly Uncertain About the Country’s Economic Strength and Place on the World Stage in 10 Years, Anticipate Consensus on Social Issues

July 1, 2014

“America Looks to 2024: The Atlantic/Aspen Institute Survey” Released Today at Aspen Ideas Festival; Results and Analysis at TheAtlantic.com and AspenIdeas.org Historical Sense of Optimism in Steep Decline; Less Division on Social Issues NEW YORK, July 1, 2014 – When asked to imagine what the U.S. will look like in 2024, 65 percent of American ...

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New Indian Prime Minister Overtakes the White House in Twitter Followers

June 25, 2014

Annual Twitter Study Finds Foreign Ministers Use Twitter to Establish Virtual Diplomatic Network Geneva, 25 June 2014 – Since his election in late May 2014, India’s new Prime Minister Narendra Modi (@NarendraModi) has become the fourth-most followed world leader on Twitter, with 4,981,777 followers. He surpassed the United States White House account, @WhiteHouse (4,980,207), today ...

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Burson-Marsteller Honored with 2014 Silver Anvil Award

June 13, 2014

Agency Also Earned Four Awards of Excellence for its Work NEW YORK, June 13, 2014– Burson-Marsteller, a leading global public relations and communications firm, won a 2014 Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Silver Anvil Award and was honored with four Awards of Excellence for its work. The Silver Anvil Awards have recognized the best ...

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Ann Davison Joins Burson-Marsteller as U.S. Public Affairs and Crisis Practice Chair

June 5, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 5, 2014 — Burson-Marsteller, a leading global public relations and communications firm, today announced that Ann Davison has been named Chair, U.S. Public Affairs and Crisis practice, effective June 16. Davison will work closely with U.S. CEO Dave DenHerder and U.S. President Michael Law helping Burson-Marsteller’s diverse client portfolio achieve critical objectives ...

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Burson-Marsteller Announces Executive Appointments

May 20, 2014

Alan Sexton Named U.S. Corporate and Financial Practice Chair; Tom Dowling Named U.S. Consumer and Brand Marketing Practice Chair NEW YORK, MAY 20, 2014 – Burson-Marsteller, a leading global public relations and communications consultancy, today announced that Alan Sexton has been appointed U.S. Chair, Corporate and Financial Practice and Tom Dowling has been appointed U.S. ...

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