DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Brunswick Group LLC, a leading corporate communications consultancy, announced today that Bill Pendergast has joined as a Partner in Dallas. Mr. Pendergast will bring significant expertise to Brunswick’s work in corporate reputation, crisis communications and the telecommunications sector, along with senior agency leadership experience.
“Bill is one of the leading communications advisers in the field today, and we welcome him to the firm,” said Steven Lipin, U.S. Senior Partner at Brunswick. “He brings skills and experience that will strengthen our offer for clients in several key areas, while broadening our sector expertise in telecommunications.”
Mr. Pendergast was previously at Fleishman-Hillard since 1999, most recently as Senior Partner, serving on the agency’s senior management committee. During his tenure, he led Fleishman-Hillard’s Washington, D.C. office, expanding its corporate practice there and diversifying its capabilities in crisis communications, content strategy and paid media integration. In addition, Mr. Pendergast played a senior leadership role on a number of the agency’s largest assignments and worked closely with clients’ C-suite leadership on a range of issues.
Prior to Fleishman-Hillard, he was the Director of Public Relations for Ameritech before its acquisition by a predecessor to the present day AT&T.
“Brunswick is privileged to advise an outstanding roster of clients, who benefit from the breadth of the firm’s talent, its diverse offers and its international presence,” said Mr. Pendergast. “I look forward to working with Brunswick as it continues to grow in the U.S. and around the world.”
About Brunswick Group LLC
Brunswick Group LLC is a private partnership with a growing team of approximately 600 employees, including more than 100 partners around the world. The firm has grown organically over 25 years and now has 22 wholly owned offices in 13 countries. These include Abu Dhabi, Beijing, Berlin, Brussels, Dallas, Dubai, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Johannesburg, London, Milan, Munich, New York, Paris, Rome, San Francisco, Sao Paulo, Shanghai, Singapore, Stockholm, Vienna and Washington D.C. The firm’s service offer comprises corporate and financial communications, investor relations, internal communications and opinion research.