NATIONAL Public Relations welcomes two new partners

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 development program. 
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. 
Karl Baldauf, Toronto NATIONAL Public Relations kbaldauf@national.ca 
416-848-1429 
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