Paul Keary is a co-founder of Teneo and COO of the company’s 12 operating divisions globally.
Prior to Teneo, Mr. Keary ran a business and communications strategy consultancy where he advised some of the largest companies in the world on reputational, operational and strategic challenges and opportunities.
Mr. Keary previously served as Senior Managing Director and Director of Business Integration at FTI Consulting (FTI), one of the world’s leading international consulting companies. He also served with the Company’s Executive Committee. FTI then a 3,500 person strong consulting firm that advises companies and intermediaries on investigations, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory issues, reputation management and restructuring.
Prior to joining FTI, Mr. Keary ran the North American business of Financial Dynamics (FD), the world’s largest business communications consultancy. Mr. Keary was instrumental in growing the business through a strategy of acquisition and organic based growth and also advised Fortune 500 companies, governments and industry organizations on positioning strategy, reputation management, capital market communications and crisis management strategies.
Prior to joining FD, he held a senior management position for a leading global communications agency and worked extensively in Europe, Middle East and the Americas advising a wide number of blue chip technology companies on communications strategy surrounding IPOs and M&A activity. Mr. Keary was also previously head of communications for Xerox Europe Ltd, during a time of significant restructuring and realignment for the company.
A B.A. [Hons] graduate, Mr. Keary has twice been awarded for Consulting Excellence by the PRCA and is currently a director of the US Foundation Board for National University of Ireland, Galway.