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Burson-Marsteller appoints senior adviser for defence and security

January 30, 2017 9:15 am

BRUSSELS, January 30, 2017 — Burson-Marsteller, a leading global strategic communications and public relations firm, today announced the appointment of a new senior adviser for defence and security. Vice-Admiral Peter Hudson CB joins the company on 1 February. Vice-Admiral Hudson, who is British, served as an officer in the Royal Navy for 36 years, commanding […]


Press Release

January 5, 2017 4:15 pm

76 Percent of Technology Elites Say the U.S. Technology Industry’s Best Days Are Ahead; 59 Percent Expect the Trump Administration to be Favorable to the Industry, According to New Survey The Burson-Marsteller Age of Trump Technology Policy Survey Reveals Technology Elites are Optimistic About the Current and Future State of the Country and Economy, While […]


Geoff McDonald, former global VP of HR for Unilever, to advise Burson-Marsteller on Corporate Purpose and Organisational Change

July 6, 2016 7:58 am

Brussels, 6 July 2016 – Burson-Marsteller, a leading global strategic communications and public relations firm, today announced that Geoff McDonald, the former Global VP of HR for Marketing, Communications, Sustainability and Global Talent at Unilever, has joined Burson-Marsteller as a Senior Advisor on Corporate Purpose and Organisational Change. Geoff will be working together with a […]


Press Release – Barack Obama and Dmitry Medvedev Most Followed on Instagram

February 18, 2016 12:29 pm

World Leaders on Instagram: Burson-Marsteller Study Finds Governments are Experimenting with Instagram to Engage with Citizens NEW YORK, February 17, 2016 – More than 70 percent of governments worldwide have set up an official Instagram presence, but a third of the 305 accounts surveyed are dormant or inactive, according to a new study by Burson-Marsteller, […]


Burson-Marsteller Appoints Andrew Cecil to Lead EMEA Public Affairs

April 20, 2015 4:07 pm

BRUSSELS, 20 April 2015 – Burson-Marsteller, a leading global public relations and communications firm, today announced that Andrew Cecil has been appointed Chairman of the company’s Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Public Affairs practice. Andrew Cecil has 20 years leadership experience in public and corporate affairs, with a particular focus on the technology, media […]



September 22, 2014 3:38 pm

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. & NEW YORK, N.Y.—September 23, 2014— Today, CNBC, First in Business Worldwide, and Burson-Marsteller, a global strategic communications firm, unveiled the results of the CNBC/Burson-Marsteller Corporate Perception Indicator: A Global Survey from Main Street to the Executive Suite. Exclusively for this sweeping report, research firm Penn Schoen Berland surveyed more than 25,000 individuals from the general public and more than 1,800 business executives in 25 global markets on their opinions about the roles and responsibilities of corporations in society and in contributing to the economy. CNBC’s Becky Quick, co-anchor of “Squawk Box” (M-F, 6AM-9AM ET) will lead the network’s global on-air coverage of the survey.


Karen Massin becomes CEO of Burson-Marsteller Brussels

September 3, 2014 4:15 pm

BRUSSELS, 3 September 2014 –Burson-Marsteller, a leading global public relations and communications firm, today announced that Karen Massin has been named CEO of Burson-Marsteller Brussels, effective 3 September. Karen succeeds David Earnshaw, who will become President and Senior Advisor to Burson-Marsteller Brussels.

Karen Massin joined Burson-Marsteller fourteen years ago after having worked with the European Commission, the United Nations and the French Foreign Office. For the last three years, Karen has been Chief Operating Officer of Burson-Marsteller Brussels and chaired the EMEA region’s Public Affairs practice while managing pan-European programmes and advising a wide variety of clients on EU policy developments such as environment, consumer affairs and ICT.


Burson-Marsteller named Public Affairs Consultancy of the Year by the Holmes Report

May 6, 2014 3:20 pm

Brussels, 6 May 2014 – Burson-Marsteller has been named ‘EMEA Public Affairs Consultancy of the Year’ by the Holmes Report. The consultancy won thanks to its achievements over the past year in conducting integrated public affairs and public relations campaigns across the EMEA region and was also praised for its thought leadership initiatives such as with Europe Decides (; @EuropeDecides;


Erasmus+ and Creative Europe launch provides over € 16 billion for education and culture

November 22, 2013 12:01 pm

Brussels – A pan-European campaign to launch Erasmus+ and Creative Europe kicked off this week with the approval of the new EU programmes by MEPs at their plenary in Strasbourg. A high profile consortium including Ecorys, Burson-Marsteller, the European Journalism Centre, and BBC Studios and Post-Production, is supporting the European Commission to raise Europeans’ awareness on the vast opportunities available through the new programmes.


Burson-Marsteller Celebrates 60 Year Anniversary By Launching New Positioning: Burson-Marsteller, Being More

October 14, 2013 5:01 pm

New York, October 14, 2013 – Burson-Marsteller, a leading global public relations and communications firm, today announced it is taking the opportunity of its 60th anniversary to launch a new global positioning under the title of Burson-Marsteller, Being More. Burson-Marsteller, Being More is an expression of the firm’s ambition to be the leading ideas-driven, results-oriented communications firm in the world alongside its long-standing commitment to evidence-based communications.