14th April 2016
Brings 20 Years of Reputation Management, Policy, and Product Marketing Experience from IBM, Blackberry and Other Industry Leaders
NEW YORK (April 14, 2016) — Grayling, a global communications network, today announced that Adam Emery has been named Executive Vice President and head of the agency’s national technology practice. Emery will be based in New York and oversee business development, thought leadership and manage client relationships, reporting into U.S. CEO Peter Harris.
Prior to joining Grayling, Emery held a number of senior communications positions at BlackBerry, rising to the global head of corporate communications role. He led critical programs through the company's re-launch, strategic review and eventual wholesale leadership transition and strategy shift.
“Adam is one of the best in the business, and brings more than 20 years of corporate, technology, crisis and media relations expertise to Grayling,” said Peter Harris, CEO of Grayling. “He’s been a trusted advisor to many CEOs and offers a unique client perspective about storytelling and managing reputation in this real-time world we’re operating in. We’re really looking forward to his leadership in building out our already strong technology capability.”
In addition to Blackberry, Emery is an award-winning executive recognized for communications leadership in both agency and corporate roles, previously working with companies including IBM, ADP, Deloitte, CA Technologies, HTC and HP.
Before BlackBerry, he ran Hill+Knowlton Strategies’ New York technology practice. While at IBM, Emery held key communications roles in the company's Research and Global Services divisions, leading a variety of global communications programs and campaigns.
Emery began his career as a journalist, working for a variety of newspapers and magazines in Montreal and Toronto. He currently resides in Manhattan with his wife and daughter.
Grayling (@GraylingPR) develops inventive, integrated communications solutions that are rapidly scalable to create measurable advantage for clients. The company operates a flexible, international network that has no respect for borders, whether between nations or disciplines. Grayling is part of Huntsworth plc.
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