Colour strengthens Newfoundland team



    Colour has gone west to bring a rising star back east.

    HALIFAX, June 26 /CNW/ - The company is pleased to announce the
appointment of Chris Flanagan as a Senior Counsel at Colour's St. John's
office. Chris returns to St. John's after three years in Vancouver as Director
of Communications for CHC Helicopter Corporation.
    "Our philosophy is to be closer to our clients' business by being closer
to their customers. Chris will help with this. He has tremendous
business-to-business experience and will be a great asset to Colour-NL as we
continue to grow," said Sean Charters, Vice-President, Managing-Partner of
Colour-NL.
    Chris brings more than 13 years of communications experience to Colour as
both business communicator and journalist.
    At CHC, Chris managed CHC's PR function and internal communications to
3500 staff and played an integral role in investor relations,
business-to-business marketing and brand management. Chris is well known to
the St. John's business community, having spent five years as Reporter and
Business Editor for The Telegram in St. John's. He has written for several
publications, including Marketing Magazine, Canadian Business Magazine and
Canadian Geographic magazine, where he also worked as staff editor. Chris has
put his powers of persuasion to work for a number of clients in Atlantic
Canada, including Newfoundland and Labrador Tourism and Voisey's Bay Nickel
Company.
    Chris recently completed studies for his MBA at Simon Fraser University
in Vancouver. He previously earned his Bachelor of Journalism from the
University of King's College in Halifax and Bachelor of Arts from McGill
University in Montreal. Chris returns to the right coast with his wife Susan
and four children.

    Colour is a CCL Group company with offices in St. John's, Halifax and
Moncton. Colour uses creative, informed thinking to help enhance reputations
and build brands such as Fortis Inc., Technip Canada Limited, Husky Energy,
Petro-Canada, ExxonMobil, Voisey's Bay Nickel Company, Stewart McKelvey,
Alexander Keith's, The Chronicle Herald, Dalplex, United Way and Nova Scotia
Tourism.




For further information:

For further information: Sean Charters, Colour-NL, (709) 753-1258,
sean@colour.ca

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