NEW YORK—FD has appointed Jackson (Jay) Dunn as managing director of new business for FD Americas. Based in Washington, D.C., Dunn will report to
Dunn has spent 15 years in national politics as an aide to President Bill Clinton, Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, Senator John Kerry and Senator Terry Sanford. He worked in the Clinton White House as the President’s associate director of public liaison, coordinating the business community’s support for the administration’s economic and trade agenda, including the successful efforts to pass the New Markets Initiative and to secure Permanent Normal Trade Relations for the People’s Republic of China.
Most recently, Dunn served as the advisor to the chairman and the deputy national finance director for the Hillary Clinton for President Campaign Committee. He is currently a consultant to the American Security Project, a non-profit, bipartisan policy organization led by former Senators Gary Hart, Warren Rudman, George Mitchell and retired General Anthony Zinni to develop a national security vision and strategy for the United States in the 21st century.