Two Partners relocate to Germany amid growing client demand.
July 13, 2023 – Brunswick Group, the world’s leading critical issues advisory firm, today announced that two existing Partners, Antoine Soussaline and Anthony (Tony) Applewhaite, have joined the firm’s team in Germany. Antoine has relocated from the Hong Kong office to the Munich office and Tony has relocated from the Washington, D.C. office to the Frankfurt office.
Brunswick has more than 100 employees across its Berlin, Frankfurt and Munich offices. The team has enjoyed strong growth as the demand among German and international clients for strategic advice on complex issues has continued to rise. In addition to deep expertise in domestic and cross-border M&A and its associated regulatory and political considerations, the firm’s team in Germany has established itself as a leader in Public Affairs, restructurings and transformation projects, crisis management and cybersecurity preparation and response.
Neal Wolin, Chief Executive Officer, said: “Germany is a very important market for our clients and our firm, and one in which we continue to invest. Antoine and Tony deliver exceptional value to clients and join a very strong team in Germany advising domestic and international companies on a wide range of pressing issues. They will help forge even greater connectivity with colleagues around the world and meaningfully contribute to the firm’s further growth in Germany and beyond.”
Christian Weyand, Managing Partner, Germany, said: “We are delighted to add two experienced and highly expert Partners to our growing team in Germany. Antoine and Tony will add great insight and experience to our growing sector teams and help drive our litigation efforts and multi-stakeholder campaign work. In all these areas, we see strong and growing demand from clients.”
About Antoine Soussaline
Antoine has worked across geographies to help clients develop integrated campaigns and programs that generate measurable impact.
Whether supporting clients in activism campaigns, navigating a cyber crisis or empowering business leaders to position themselves effectively, Antoine’s expertise in creative and data-led campaigning informs how Brunswick clients maintain and shape their presence online, react to unpredictable situations, and effectively manage potential risks. His time in China, the US and South America have granted him valuable insights into how different markets utilize emerging and established digital platforms.
About Anthony Applewhaite
Tony has spent almost two decades advising clients on a diverse range of communications and public affairs engagements including litigation, crisis situations, media relations, corporate profile raising/change management, internal communications, federal and state government regulation/investigations and digital/social media. He brings deep experience of the Technology, Media and Telecoms sector, in particular.
Before joining Brunswick, Tony worked in the Washington, D.C. office of Morrison & Foerster LLP and in judicial chambers at the Superior Court of the District of Columbia. He is a licensed attorney admitted to practice law in the State of New Jersey and in the District of Columbia.
About Brunswick Group
Brunswick is a strategic advisory firm focused on critical issues and critical stakeholders. Our purpose is to help our clients play their role in the world successfully. We advise on critical issues and critical stakeholders at the center of business, politics and society, and help our clients – the leaders of large, complex organizations – understand and navigate these interconnected worlds. Brunswick is one firm globally, operating as a single profit center. This allows us to respond seamlessly and effectively to clients’ needs wherever they are in the world.
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