BRUSSELS—Edelman has named Laura Currie and Teemu Lehtinen as managing directors of Edelman Brussels. Currie takes over as Managing director, public relations, and Teemu Lehtinen as managing director, public affairs. Both are promoted from their previous roles as directors. They succeed Charlotte Lester, who is leaving Brussels to return to India.
In addition, public affairs veteran Michael Burrell, Edelman’s vice chairman, Europe, takes on the additional role of vhairman, Edelman, Brussels.
According to David Brain, president and CEO of Edelman Europe: “Laura and Teemu are two of our brightest young stars. Both have played key roles in the successful development of our Brussels offer in recent years. With Charlotte’s decision to leave Brussels, I decided that our two key directors there are the best-placed to accelerate the growth that has already been achieved and to further develop Edelman Brussels’ role as an important European hub.