TORONTO, Jan. 17, 2012 /CNW/ - Vanessa McDonald joins NATIONAL Public
Relations' Toronto office as Vice-President, Marketing Communications.
Vanessa will use her international communications experience to lead
the practice's top marketing professionals, building on the team's
solid reputation for developing creative ideas and achieving superior
results for clients.
"NATIONAL's clients will benefit greatly from Vanessa's global agency
experience working with industries in Europe, South America and North
America," said Catherine Cano, Managing Partner of the Toronto Office,
NATIONAL Public Relations. "Vanessa's drive and talent for connecting
clients with journalists, analysts and other key industry contacts will
ensure NATIONAL continues to provide the best service in Canada when it
comes to marketing and brand management."
Prior to joining NATIONAL, Vanessa established the London and San
Francisco offices of Ballou PR, a Paris-based communications firm. The
success of both offices drove their exponential growth in a short
period of time. Vanessa also worked as the Associate Marketing Director
and International Press Manager for Capgemini, one of the world's
largest consulting firms. She developed marketing strategies and
organized international press tours that contributed to the global
branding of Capgemini.
The Marketing Communications Practice group at NATIONAL has driven brand
equity and sales behind some of Canada's most successful and emerging
brands. Embracing a wide scope of communications tools and creativity,
the team has implemented award winning campaigns, promotions, events
and superior media relations. Winning the 2011 CPRS ACE Silver Award
for Best Media Relations Campaign, and the 2011 CMA Bronze Award for
Consumer Services, among others, the Marketing Practice is a strong and
reputable team with proven success stories.
About NATIONAL Public Relations
NATIONAL Public Relations is the largest public relations consultancy in
Canada with offices in Victoria, Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa,
Montreal, Quebec City, Halifax, Saint John, 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
communications. It provides medical communications, public relations
and clinical trial support services to a wide section of the leading
pharmaceutical and medical devices companies internationally under the
name AXON Communications. NATIONAL is a subsidiary of RES PUBLICA
Consulting Group. At the international level, the Firm is affiliated
with Burson-Marsteller, part of WPP Group, the largest communications
company in the world.
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