TORONTO, Nov. 18, 2013 /CNW/ - David Scott, one of Canada's leading communications consultants, is joining NATIONAL Public Relations in Toronto as Vice-President and Practice Lead of the Firm's Corporate Communications practice.
"We are delighted to welcome David to our team," said Catherine Cano, Managing Partner of NATIONAL's Toronto office. "His strong blend of leadership and consulting skills will further enhance our already strong team of professionals who work on some of the country's most challenging and high-profile communication assignments. He will also play an important role in mentoring our staff, attracting new talent and growing our business."
David has more than 20 years' experience and an impressive record of accomplishment in corporate positioning, reputation-building, executive visibility and media relations. He brings significant knowledge and understanding of financial services, natural resources, and education, having provided counsel to corporations, governments and not-for-profit organizations. David has provided counsel to leading organizations across Europe, Asia and the Americas, advising on a wide range of issues, including labour disputes, class action lawsuits, regulatory interventions, M&As and proxy contests.
"NATIONAL has been a leader in helping shape communications around many of Canada's most important issues and events. It is a privilege to be joining a firm and a team of this calibre," said David Scott.
David has spent the last several years heading the financial and investor communications practice of an international public relations firm in Toronto. Earlier in his career, he ran his own firm that specialized in financial communications. He has also worked in both the financial services and education fields, and served as policy advisor for two Ontario cabinet ministers responsible for post-secondary education.
David holds an MBA from the Schulich School of Business and a BA (Honours) from Queen's University.
NATIONAL Public Relations 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 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 which also owns Cohn & Wolfe | Canada, another communications firm with offices in Toronto, Calgary and Montreal.
SOURCE: NATIONAL Public Relations - Toronto
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