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Golin Appoints Edelman, Clinton Vet to Manage D.C.-Area Offices

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Golin hired Neal Flieger, veteran of Edelman and various high-profile political campaigns, to manage its three Washington, D.C. area offices: Richmond, Baltimore and our nation’s capital.

Flieger spent a rare, unbroken 20-year stint at Edelman before making the move; one of his key roles at the firm involved leading its research firm StrategyOne while serving as Chair of Edelman Berland.

The list of clients for which he directed corporate reputation work, investor relations, anti-trust efforts(!) and more is as long as varied as you’d expect: it includes Samsung, Starbucks, Monsanto, Walmart, Pepsi, Yum Brands and many more.

Before he entered the agency world, however, Flieger was best known for helping to run the successive presidential campaigns of Paul Tsongas, Michael Dukakis and Bill Clinton. During the Clinton administration, he ran communications for the House Select Committee on Hunger and served as deputy administrator of the USDA’s Food and Consumer Service agency.

Flieger will report to Gary Rudnick, president of Golin Americas.

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GolinHarris Appoints New Leadership Team

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GolinHarris has named Gary Rudnick president of the Americas, responsible for the U.S., Canada, and Latin America. The move is part of the new g4 agency model the firm introduced in June. Joining Rudnick on the revamped leadership team are Jonathan Hughes and Matt Neale, who have both been named president, International.

Rudnick joined the firm in 1996 and was most recently head of the agency’s Midwest region, its Dialogue digital and interactive practice, and Octagon PR, GH’s sports marketing group. Patti Temple-Rocks is rejoining the firm to succeed Rudnick in his previous roles.

Hughes and Neale joined the firm in 2005 in the U.K. They were most recently co-heads of the European operations.