Firm's Ottawa office expanding to address client demand for integrated
government and public relations counsel
OTTAWA, May 21, 2013 /CNW/ - NATIONAL Public Relations announced today
that seasoned public affairs professional, Maryse Harvey has joined its
Ottawa office as Vice-President. This hire reflects the Firm's ongoing
commitment to enhancing its federal government relations and strategic
communications counsel in the Ottawa office.
"We are excited to have Maryse join our growing team in Ottawa," stated
Chris Froggatt, Managing Partner. "As public policy issues in Canada
become more complex, Maryse's knowledge and insights, garnered from a
successful career in both government and industry, will be of great
benefit to NATIONAL's clients."
With nearly 20 years of experience in public affairs, Maryse was
recently Senior Vice-President with the Aerospace Industries
Association of Canada (AIAC). Prior to that, she served as a
ministerial advisor to several cabinet ministers including Industry
Canada, Human Resources Development Canada, Canadian International
Development Agency and Public Works and Government Services Canada.
While at the AIAC, Maryse was instrumental in helping to position the
aerospace industry in Canada. She led several initiatives designed to
ensure that the sector's sustained competitiveness remained a priority
for the Government of Canada. Maryse also spearheaded the activities
of industry-led working groups that contributed to the federal
government's formal review of the aerospace industry.
About NATIONAL Public Relations
NATIONAL Public Relations (www.national.ca) is the largest public relations consultancy in Canada with offices in
Victoria, Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City,
Saint John, Halifax, St. John's, New York and London. The Firm serves
leading corporate, government and institutional clients and offers the
full range of communications services, including corporate
communications, investor relations, public affairs, employee
engagement, public consultation and participation, marketing,
technology and healthcare communications, as well as digital
NATIONAL is a subsidiary of RES PUBLICA Consulting Group which also owns
Cohn & Wolfe Canada, another communications firm with offices in
Toronto, Calgary and Montreal. At the international level, the Firm is
affiliated with Burson-Marsteller, part of WPP Group, the largest
communications company in the world.
SOURCE: NATIONAL Public Relations
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