NEW YORK--Rick Anderson, a veteran of senior agency positions at G.S. Schwartz, GCI Group and most recently Thomson Financial, has joined the New York office of Fleishman-Hillard as senior vice president in the corporate and business communications group. He reports to Al Bellenchia, senior partner and chair of the firm's U.S. financial communications practice.
"With over 25 years of experience in IR, financial communications and corporate public relations, Rick adds significant depth to our financial and corporate communications teams," says Bellenchia. "As we help our clients navigate the complex investor and reputational challenges they face, the ability to effectively integrate these communications disciplines has become the new standard for best practice in restoring corporate credibility."
Anderson was senior vice president and co-founder of the global IR consulting group at Thomson Financial. His corporate and investor relations counseling clients have included large multi-national and emerging growth companies including Cendant, Post Properties, Aetna, CBS, IONA Technologies and MRO Software. He has extensive experience in initial public offerings (IPOs) having counseled more than 40 companies including the recent Krispy Kreme and Agilent Technologies offerings.