FleishmanHillard CEO Named Keynote Speaker for 2016 Irish America Business 100

November 10, 2016

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FleishmanHillard’s president and CEO, John Saunders, has been named the keynote speaker at this year’s Irish America Business 100 Awards. The awards program recognizes top businesspeople for their impact and innovation in their respective industries, and ranged from Irish-born professionals to fifth-generation Irish Americans.

The fourth CEO in the firm’s history, Saunders was born in Ireland and began his career as a journalist at RTÉ. He founded FleishmanHillard Saunders in Dublin, and grew the company into Ireland’s largest public relations agency. Before his appointment as CEO, Saunders served as the firm’s regional president, EMEA.

The Irish America Business 100 will take place on Wednesday, December 7 at the Metropolitan Club of New York.

Click here to read Irish America‘s profile on John Saunders from the December/January 2017 issue.