Burson-Marsteller Further Strengthens U.S. Leadership Team Alan Sexton Joins as New York Market Leader Business Wire NEW YORK -- September 4, 2013 Burson-Marsteller, a leading global public relations and communications firm, announced Alan Sexton has joined the firm as the New York Market Leader and member of the U.S. Leadership Team, effective immediately. Sexton will report to U.S. CEO Dave DenHerder and be responsible for the oversight and continued growth of the firm’s New York office, which is the largest in the Burson-Marsteller global network with more than 200 employees. Sexton’s appointment follows several other recent senior hires by Burson-Marsteller in the U.S., including U.S. President Michael Law, Executive Vice President Bill Orr and U.S. Chief Strategy Officer Thomas Gensemer. “New York is one of the most important markets for our U.S. and worldwide network,” said DenHerder. “Alan’s global experience and proven management skills make him the ideal person to help us grow and expand in the New York market, which also serves as our firm’s global headquarters.” Sexton, throughout his career, has led integrated, interdisciplinary campaigns for clients. He comes to Burson-Marsteller from Global Strategy Group, where he served as Executive Vice President of Communications since 2011. Prior to joining Global Strategy Group, Sexton led the Public Affairs Practice at Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide in New York. Sexton is an expert in corporate reputation, crisis management, brand positioning and influencer engagement. He was named to PRWeek’s “40 Under 40” list in 2010. During his career, Sexton has managed U.S. and international assignments for clients such as American Express, BP, Ford Motor Company, DHL, DoubleClick, LexisNexis and Pitney Bowes. Earlier in his career, Sexton spent several years with The Harbour Group, a public affairs and lobbying firm based in Washington, DC. Before that, he worked on issues management and media relations campaigns as a member of the Public Affairs Practice at Ogilvy Public Relations in Washington, DC. Sexton is a History and Political Science graduate of the University of Dublin, Trinity College. He also holds a master’s degree in International Security Studies from the University of St. Andrews, Scotland. About Burson-Marsteller Burson-Marsteller, established in 1953, is a leading global public relations and communications firm. It provides clients with strategic thinking and program execution across a full range of public relations, public affairs, reputation and crisis management, advertising and digital strategies. The firm’s seamless worldwide network consists of 74 offices and 85 affiliate offices, together operating in 110 countries across six continents. Burson-Marsteller is a unit of WPP, the world’s leading communications services network. For more information, please visit bm.com. Contact: Burson-Marsteller Media: Paul Cordasco, 212-614-4522 Paul.Cordasco@bm.com @B_M facebook.com/BursonMarsteller
Burson-Marsteller Further Strengthens U.S. Leadership Team
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