MONTREAL, April 16, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Following a thorough review
process, John Crean, National Managing Partner, NATIONAL Public
Relations, is proud to announce the nomination of two new Partners.
Sarah Coombs and Julie-Anne Vien have been accepted as partners of the
Firm in recognition of their outstanding leadership and contribution to
the success of NATIONAL.
The new Partners are trusted advisors who provide superior service to
the Firm's clients. They are active in developing new business
relationships and uniquely contribute to their respective communities.
The quality of their work as well as their leadership skills are great
sources of inspiration to their colleagues.
"I am honoured to be able to call Sarah and Julie-Anne my Partners. They
embody the technical skills, commitment and integrity that are key to
our continued growth and success," said John Crean.
This brings to 30 the number of partners at NATIONAL, based in offices
in the Canada, the United Kingdom and United States.
Sarah Coombs plays a key role with the Firm's Technology clients and has
helped build that practice in Toronto to new levels. She has also
extended her client work to other markets from British Columbia to
Atlantic Canada. She is a dedicated trainer of staff and is a Faculty
member of the NATIONAL Institute, the Firm's renowned consultant
Julie-Anne Vien is recognized for her leadership in the Quebec City
office and in the Capitale-Nationale community. She is well regarded by
her peers and clients alike for her crisis and issues management skills
as well as her media training expertise. She is an inspiring motivator
for her peers.
Both Julie-Anne and Sarah are members of the Human Resources Committee
of the Firm and play a significant role on the development of internal
programs that define NATIONAL's culture and commitment to continuous
learning. The Human Resources Committee's mandate is to support the
implementation of policies and programs, based on NATIONAL's values, in
support of our one‐firm culture.
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, 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. 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
For further information:
Karl Baldauf, Toronto
NATIONAL Public Relations