Richard Mahoney joins NATIONAL Public Relations

TORONTO, Jan. 4 /CNW/ - Richard Mahoney, one of Canada's most respected public affairs professionals is joining NATIONAL Public Relations. NATIONAL is Canada's largest, most successful strategic communications firm.

Mr. Mahoney, who joins as Vice President, Government Relations, will be based in the Firm's Toronto and Ottawa offices. A lawyer, he has had an impressive career, having worked as a special assistant to the Rt. Hon. John Turner and as a political advisor to the Rt. Hon. Paul Martin throughout his political career. He was Senior Vice-President of Borealis Capital Corporation where he worked on the financing of major public infrastructure projects and their public policy implications. As Partner at the prestigious law firm, FMC, he was Chair, Public Policy Practice Group and Co-Chair, Government Industry Joint Venture Practice Group.

"Richard is an exceptionally strong addition to NATIONAL's rapidly growing government relations practice. His deep political, corporate and legal experience contributes to insightful and strategic counsel for clients in most business sectors," said John Crean, National Managing Partner, NATIONAL Public Relations.

Richard joins a team of public affairs and government relations staff at NATIONAL in all key markets across Canada. In addition to working closely with Chris Froggatt, Managing Partner of NATIONAL's Ottawa office, he will provide counsel to clients looking to advance government relations projects in the province of Ontario.

About NATIONAL Public Relations

NATIONAL (www.national.ca) is the largest public relations consultancy in Canada and was chosen among the top 10 public relations firms in the world for corporate and social responsibility. NATIONAL is the current Canadian Public Relations Agency of the year as proclaimed by the distinguished international publication The Holmes Report. NATIONAL has offices in Victoria, Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City, New York and London, as well as an interest in MT&L/NATIONAL in Halifax and Saint John.

The Firm offers corporate communications, investor relations, public affairs, public consultation and participation, marketing communications, technology, healthcare communications, digital communications and employee engagement services to a broad range of leading corporate, government and institutional clients. Internationally, the Firm is affiliated with Burson-Marsteller.

SOURCE NATIONAL Public Relations

For further information:

John Crean
1-416-209-5831


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