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Rebekah Metts-Childers joins Brunswick Group’s Chicago office as Partner

Brunswick expands its capabilities in Chicago.

24 August 2018 – Brunswick Group, the global advisory firm specializing in critical issues and corporate relations, today announced that Rebekah Metts-Childers will join the Partnership in Chicago. Rebekah joins Brunswick from the strategy consulting firm, Gagen MacDonald, where she was a member of the executive team leading many of the firm’s most significant client relationships and where she was focused on culture change and employee engagement.

Prior to her time at Gagen MacDonald, Rebekah spent eight years at Takeda, the pharmaceutical company, where she held a number of senior corporate communications and business transformation positions in the U.S. and internationally. She has extensive experience working across M&A, integration and crisis communications.

 Chief Executive Officer, Neal Wolin said: “We are delighted to welcome Rebekah to the firm. Her broad experience, background in consulting and industry and her senior advisory capabilities will be of huge value to our clients in the Midwest and elsewhere. Her appointment will strengthen our capabilities in Chicago, an office established in 2017 and which is rapidly growing.”

 On joining Brunswick, Rebekah Metts-Childers said: “I am thrilled to join my experience together with the incredible expertise of Brunswick. I believe in centering my work around advancing the strategy and culture of my client partners. The breadth and depth of the team at Brunswick brings a world of new possibilities to that work.”

 About Rebekah Metts-Childers  

Rebekah joins Brunswick from Gagen MacDonald, a strategy consulting firm, where she was a member of the executive team. While at Gagen MacDonald, Rebekah was focused on culture change and employee engagement and responsible for leading many of the firm’s client relationships as well as new business development and strategy.

 Prior to this, Rebekah spent eight years at Takeda, the pharmaceutical company, where she held a number of corporate communications and business transformation positions. She worked internationally in London and Zurich and did extensive M&A work, integration and crisis communications. Before that, she worked for a large, multinational communications firm advising on crisis management, financial communications, IR, M&A, bankruptcy and corporate reputation work. She graduated from Ohio University, Ohio in 2000 with a B.S.J in Journalism.

 Brunswick Group

Brunswick Group LLP is an advisory firm specializing in critical issues and corporate relations. Founded in 1987, Brunswick is an organically grown, private partnership with 23 offices around the world. For more information, visit: www.brunswickgroup.com.