September 18, 2018 - Brunswick Group, a global advisory firm specializing in critical issues and corporate relations, today announced that Heather Salmond has been appointed Abu Dhabi Office Head.
Chief Executive Officer, Neal Wolin, said: “Since she joined Brunswick, Heather has been essential to the growth of our Gulf business. Her long-term experience working in the region across multiple clients and sectors leaves her with a deep understanding of the complex challenges our clients face, and her appointment will further strengthen our management capabilities in the United Arab Emirates.
“Our Abu Dhabi team, as part of our wider UAE business, advises a portfolio of high-profile clients including major public and private sector companies operating across core economic sectors, as well as important cultural institutions.”
About Heather Salmond:
Heather joined Brunswick in 2012 as a Partner based in the United Arab Emirates. She has 20 years’ international communications experience working in London, New York and the Middle East and has advised on corporate and financial communications including reputation management, M&A, IPOs and investor relations.
Heather provides strategic counsel for a wide range of businesses across the MENA region and across various sectors, from financial services to oil & gas as well as TMT, education and healthcare. She had advised international companies on communicating their equity growth stories through transactions, capital raising and special situations.
Prior to Brunswick, she led the financial practice for a large, international communications firm across the Middle East. Heather has written various guides on “Communicating an IPO” and has been a regular speaker on the subject, joining the London Stock Exchange on its presentations around the world. She contributed to the book “Going Public: The Essential Guide to Flotation” published by Kogan Page Ltd.
Heather read Modern Languages (Spanish and French) at the University of St Andrews and graduated with MA Honours.
Rob Pinker, Chair, Emerging Markets, Brunswick
Heather Salmond, Partner, Head of Brunswick Abu Dhabi