NEW YORK & CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Clermont Partners, a boutique strategic communications firm with offices in New York and Chicago, is pleased to announce the appointment of Douglas A. Fox CFA as Managing Director in Chicago.
“We are excited to have Doug Fox join Clermont Partners’ growing team,” said Victoria Sivrais, Founding Partner at Clermont Partners. “His extensive investor relations and financial communications expertise has been built through a unique blend of in-house and agency roles, as well as from his time as a sell-side analyst. Doug’s strong relationships with the investment community will be critical as he works with his network of contacts to provide exceptional insight and counsel to both our domestic and foreign clients. As Clermont Partners continues to gain momentum, the depth and breadth of our seasoned professionals further position the firm well to deliver superior financial communications counsel for our clients.”
Mr. Fox has spent nearly the last 20 years as the head of investor relations for Zebra Technologies, a leading global technology provider of automatic identification solutions for enterprise asset intelligence with $3.5 billion in annual sales. While with the company, he developed and implemented its global investor relations and financial media strategy, while at the same time successfully communicating through various cycles and special situations, including its transformational acquisition of Motorola Solutions’ Enterprise business in October 2014. During his tenure at Zebra, Mr. Fox also had held the position of Treasurer, where he oversaw global banking, insurance, foreign exchange hedging and corporate cash management. He was also active in matters related to insider trading and the company’s 401(k) administration, among others. Prior to joining Zebra, Mr. Fox had contributed to the significant growth of the investor relations consulting firm, SM Berger & Co. where he developed and implemented investor relations strategies for a number of clients across multiple industries. He began his career on the sell-side at McDonald & Co Securities, now a part of Key Bank.
A Chartered Financial Analyst, Mr. Fox received his Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Clark University and his Master’s in Economics from The Ohio State University.
The firm’s website can be found at www.clermontpartners.com.
About Clermont Partners
Clermont Partners is a boutique strategic communications firm that offers a wide range of stakeholder relations counsel addressing the nexus between financial communications and issues management. Its fundamental premise is a commitment to provide and execute sophisticated communications strategies that enable clients to realize their valuation and reputation objectives. Clermont Partners’ core capabilities are rooted in capital markets communications extending to global investor relations programs, mergers and acquisitions, IPOs and capital raisings, shareholder activism, complex corporate events, corporate and executive media programs, restructurings and the management of reputational and industry issues.
The team has more than 75 years of combined experience and broad sector knowledge, expertise and global relationships with institutional investors, analysts, investment bankers, venture capital and private equity firms, financial as well as trade media and other influencers across the Industrials, Healthcare and Life Sciences, Energy, Telecommunications, Media & Technology and Consumer industries. They have architected financial and corporate relations programs for companies undertaking major acquisitions or corporate transformations, executing award-winning investor relations programs or managing reputational issues and crises.