Edelman are delighted to announce the appointment of one of Ireland’s most highly regarded journalists, Colette Sexton, as Associate Director in our Public Affairs Division. During her career as a journalist Colette was steeped in both the business and political worlds, having worked as a News Correspondent with the Sunday Business Post and Political Correspondent with The Times, Ireland Edition. Colette has built an outstanding professional network during the course of her work. This, allied with her insight, intelligence and ambition, makes her an excellent addition to the Edelman Public Affairs team.
Head of Public Affairs Feargal Purcell said “At Edelman we believe Public Affairs can make a real difference in real people’s lives and serve as a positive force for change in business and society. Colette’s experience of and engagement with the business world, her time in politics and her intuitive understanding of the direction in which Irish Society is travelling, means she will be a serious asset to all our clients, across a range of issues both in the advice she provides and results she secures on their behalf. Welcome Colette, we are delighted you are joining the Edelman Team and becoming part of an energetic and positive working environment.”
Colette stated “I am very pleased and excited to be joining Edelman as Associate Director on the Public Affairs Team. In the course of my conversations with Edelman I was deeply impressed by their ethos and ambition and I am particularly interested in their unique perspective on Public Affairs and their focus on the intersection between business, politics, media and wider society. I am delighted with the opportunity this role represents and I am greatly looking forward to working with my new colleagues and striving to secure positive outcomes for our clients.”
Colette will take up her role as Associate Director on September 2nd.