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Montreal, November 26th 2018 – Mr. Patrice Ryan is pleased to announce that Marc Duchesne and Valérie Pomerleau will be joining the firm, as Director and Senior Consultant respectively.

Ryan Affaires publiques continues its expansion with the addition of two members to its Montreal office. Mr. Patrice Ryan welcomes them heartily, thrilled that the firm’s strategic vision is being fostered.

“I am delighted at the arrival of our two new colleagues. Their presence will allow us to continue surpassing the expectations of our clients, in a period of growing demand for our services. It will also allow us to position ourselves in new sectors of activity and expand our offerings. The talent and energy of Marc and Valérie will be highly appreciated to meet the needs of our current and future customers,” said Patrice Ryan.

“The Public affairs function has a direct impact on the activities of any organization. Our clients face increasingly complex issues and we have the best talent to respond to them,” added Isabelle Fontaine, Senior Vice President at Ryan Public Affairs.

Marc Duchesne was spokesperson, then director of communications for two large multinational companies in the aerospace sector for fifteen years. Passionate about news, the media and business, he specializes in press relations, crisis management and financial relations, skills that will be extremely useful for our clients. With a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in communications from the Université du Québec à Montréal, Marc’s career has allowed him to successfully manage a wide variety of projects in collaboration with various stakeholders at the local, regional and international levels. His straightforward approach allows him to engage constructively with all audiences; he will be your best ally to highlight your brand and defend your reputation.

Valérie Pomerleau has served as Director of Business Development and Business Manager in her past experience. She has more recently acted as a political advisor. Her sharp understanding of government and current affairs are assets for our clients. An accounting graduate from the Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Valérie also completed training in project management at Université Laval. Her knowledge of the mining industry, public relations and community relations enabled her to develop expertise in the management of mining, energy, and northern and aboriginal issues. Experienced with mobilization of the public interest, her strategic advice and experience in crisis management are assets for the firm.

Ryan Affaires publiques is a communication and government relations firm. Our clients rely on us to convince their stakeholders and the government of the merits of their arguments. We are committed to help them be heard, understood and to convince their target audience. We pride ourselves on the level of professionalism and the quality of our work to achieve our clients’ objectives.


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