LONDON, October 11, 2016

Brunswick Group, a leading corporate advisory firm, announced today that Christopher Hannegan has joined the firm as a partner, leading its global Employee Engagement offer. Christopher is a trusted advisor to many Fortune 500 companies, having led efforts around large-scale change, effective internal communications and improved employee engagement.

“We are thrilled Christopher is joining Brunswick. He is an incredibly experienced communications strategist. His ability to help companies improve performance through effective employee engagement will be of enormous benefit to our clients,” said Group Chief Executive Officer Susan Gilchrist.

Brunswick’s Employee Engagement offer is founded on the belief that employees are key influencers in the success of any critical situation. A global team of expert advisors aids companies to embed purpose and create an engaged workforce focused on delivering success. The firm’s work focuses on four key areas: business critical moments, leadership communication, social purpose and managing business risk.

On joining the firm, Christopher said: “I’m honored to join Brunswick and its powerful network of highly skilled advisors. Employees are often the most important, yet underserved audience in critical business moments, and it speaks volumes that Brunswick is investing even further in the firm’s employee engagement competency.”

Christopher Hannegan

Christopher has more than 23 years of experience in strategy, internal communications, leadership communications, change management and corporate reputation management. He has helped organizations communicate business strategy and change, excite employees about delivering a new brand or product and better connect leadership with employees. He is a frequent presenter, lecturer and publisher on topics related to employee engagement.

Christopher founded Edelman’s Employee Engagement offering and was a principal at Booz & Company (now called Strategy& and a part of PwC), where he led the firm’s People & Change team. Christopher began his career at Bayer in the U.S. and Germany, where he held various positions responsible for international employee communications, branding, mergers and acquisitions, identity change communications, media relations and advertising. Christopher holds a degree in journalism from Penn State University and has completed foreign language studies in Kiel, Germany. He is highly proficient in German.

About Brunswick Group

Brunswick Group LLP is an advisory firm specializing in critical issues and corporate relations. Founded in 1987, Brunswick is a private partnership that has grown organically with 23 offices around the world.