WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Laurel Strategies, Inc., the global business advisory and strategic communications firm for CEOs and leaders, announced today that Adam Chassin, the former Head of Business for Uber in Europe and former Head of Strategic Business Development at Amazon is joining the company as a Senior Advisor. Chassin will bring his broad expertise in technology, disruption, and deal making to Laurel Strategies and the firm’s clients.
“Adam is one of the most insightful and innovative people I know,” said Alan H. Fleischmann, CEO of Laurel Strategies. “At Laurel Strategies, we value thinkers and doers, and Adam brings both to the table. He’ll be an enormous asset to our firm and to our clients, both within and outside of the technology sector.”
“Laurel Strategies’ unique focus on counseling great leaders to run world-class companies and organizations is incredibly exciting,” said Chassin. “I have been watching the explosive growth of Laurel Strategies for some time and it is exciting to be a part of its next stage of development. In this era that the firm calls the ‘Age of the CEO Statesman,’ it’s never been more important to look around corners and devise strategies that help executives prepare and prosper from the unexpected.”
Based in Amsterdam, Adam has spent more than 15 years in senior executive roles at leading technology companies in both the US and Europe. As the Head of Business for Uber in Europe, Adam was responsible for all partnerships and investments that supported Uber's growth in Europe's major markets. Prior to Uber, Adam was the Head of Strategic Business Development at Amazon where he worked across the entire portfolio of Amazon’s businesses to develop new market entry strategies, structure strategic partnerships to accelerate the growth of various Amazon businesses, as well as incubate new businesses. Adam has also held senior business positions at Yahoo in Silicon Valley and prior to that was a transactional attorney at AOL. Adam began his career as an investment banker at Merrill Lynch and then as an M&A lawyer on Wall Street with the firm Skadden, Arps. He graduated magna cum laude with highest honors from Harvard University and has a J.D. from the University of Virginia.
About Laurel Strategies, Inc.
Laurel Strategies is a global business advisory and strategic communications firm for leaders, CEOs, and their C-suite. Laurel improves strategy development and execution, leverages media relationships, designs and delivers strategic communications plans, advises on geopolitical dynamics, mitigates risk, manages crises, protects reputations, serves as executive CEO coaches, supports investment deals, and increases the impact of philanthropy. For more information on Laurel Strategies, please visit: laurelstrategies.com.