John Connolly from John Connolly & Partners joins IABC Asia Pacific to discuss,
"How can Corporate Affairs professionals have a voice at the c-suite and be heard?"
John is one of the world’s most experienced public relations professionals with over 40 years consulting to and working for some of the world’s largest companies.
He was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Asia Pacific operations of the world’s largest public relations firm, was a member of the board of directors and the five-person executive committee of the New York-based company.
Some of the world’s largest companies funded him to research new approaches to rebuilding trust and credibility and to increasing their social licence to operate. Through this work he has developed a unique approach around rebuilding and restoring corporate reputation and the development of the corporate brand concept.
In 1992 John established John Connolly & Partners an independent public relations and government affairs firm. Headquartered in Sydney with offices in Melbourne, they serve clients in Australia, Asia, Europe and North America. Over 30 years the firm has built an international reputation for successfully handling difficult and sensitive issues for large corporations.