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Brunswick Group appoints Jeanmarie McFadden and Jonathan Doorley as Co-Heads of the New York Office

Brunswick further strengthens management capabilities in New York with appointment of Jeanmarie McFadden and Jonathan Doorley; Maria Figueroa Kupcu to focus full-time on client advisory.

Brunswick Group, the world’s leading critical issues firm, today announced that Jeanmarie McFadden and Jonathan Doorley have been appointed as Co-Heads of the New York Office. After six years as Head of the New York Office, Maria Figueroa Kupcu will now focus full-time on client advisory with a focus on Brunswick’s Business & Society and DEI practice groups.

Brunswick’s New York Office is the largest of the firm’s six offices in the Americas. The office is home to more than 200 colleagues working across the full range of Brunswick’s sector teams and practice groups.

Neal Wolin, Chief Executive Officer, said: “Jeanmarie and Jonathan are exceptional client advisors with proven leadership expertise. As our New York Office continues to grow at pace, widening and strengthening our capabilities for clients, I am thrilled they will lead the office into its next chapter.

I want to thank Maria for her outstanding contribution as Head of the New York Office, which has grown substantially under her leadership. She hands over to Jeanmarie and Jonathan a more vibrant and successful office than ever.  As a full-time client advisor, Maria will bring her considerable expertise to bear for clients on a range of critical issues at the intersection of business and society.”   

 Nik Deogun, CEO of the Americas and U.S. Senior Partner, said: “Our New York Office is in an incredibly exciting moment. As we look to the future and the opportunity the New York market represents, Jeanmarie and Jonathan will make an exceptional team and take our capabilities in New York to new heights.

Brunswick begins this next chapter in New York well-placed for growth due to the leadership Maria has demonstrated over the past six years. I want to thank Maria for her commitment to our clients and our colleagues, and I look forward to continuing to work closely with her.” 

About Jeanmarie McFadden

Jeanmarie is Co-Lead of Brunswick’s global Financial Institutions sector team. She has spent most of her career in senior communications roles on Wall Street. Prior to joining Brunswick in 2019, Jeanmarie was Chief Communications Officer at MetLife. Before that, she held leadership positions at Credit Suisse and Morgan Stanley. During her 17 years at Morgan Stanley, she rose to be Global Head of Corporate Affairs and was a member of the firm's Management Committee. 

About Jonathan Doorley

Jonathan is Co-Lead of Brunswick’s Financial Situations practice group. He advises clients across industries on developing and implementing strategic communications programs related to mergers and acquisitions, shareholder activism and other complex capital markets matters. Prior to joining Brunswick in 2017, Jonathan was a Partner and member of the Management Committee at Sard Verbinnen & Co, originally based in New York before serving as Co-Head of the London office.

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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