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Jonathan Wackrow joins Teneo as Managing Director

January 8, 2018 - New York - Teneo, the global CEO advisory firm, today announced the appointment of Jonathan Wackrow as Managing Director with Teneo Risk in New York. In this role, Mr. Wackrow leads strategic and crisis communications campaigns and advises CEOs, management teams, and Boards on issues relating to crisis preparedness, planning, management and response.


Mr. Wackrow is an exclusive Law Enforcement Analyst for CNN; providing on-air analysis of law enforcement, safety, and security matters for domestic and international events.

Prior to joining Teneo, Mr. Wackrow was the Executive Director of RANE Corp's Advisory Group. In that capacity, he advised...

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Devon Spurgeon Joins Teneo as a Senior Managing Director

December 12, 2017 - Chicago - Teneo, the global CEO advisory firm, today announced the appointment of Devon Spurgeon as Senior Managing Director in Chicago. Ms. Spurgeon has extensive experience in corporate positioning, financial and crisis communications and media relations. Prior to joining Teneo, Ms. Spurgeon worked at Sheridan Strategies, where she served as communications counsel to a select group of Fortune 500 CEOs. She also specialized in executive speechwriting and developing corporate thought leadership programs.

Ms. Spurgeon began her career in journalism as an intern at The Washington Post. During her time at the Wall Street Journal, she was voted...

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Sonya Soutus Joins Teneo as a Senior Managing Director

November 22, 2017 - New York - Teneo, the global CEO advisory firm, today announced the appointment of Sonya Soutus as Senior Managing Director in New York. Ms. Soutus brings over 25 years over experience to the role. Her career includes leading communications, public affairs, government relations, brand communications, M&A communications, investor relations and corporate social responsibility strategies for multinational corporations, as well as building and restructuring teams to meet the changing demands of those corporations.

Prior to joining Teneo, Ms. Soutus was Senior Vice President and Chief Public Affairs and Communications Officer for The Nature’s Bounty Company. There, she led...

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Sir Martin Donnelly Joins Teneo as a Senior Advisor

November 13, 2017 - London - Teneo, the global CEO advisory firm, today announced the appointment of Sir Martin Donnelly as Senior Advisor in London. Mr. Donnelly is a high-profile UK official whose career across central government, starting in the Treasury to Whitehall leadership at Permanent Secretary level, has connected closely with business decision makers in the UK and internationally. He has a wide network of senior contacts and connections across business and the public sector.

Mr. Donnelly joined the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills as Permanent Secretary in October 2010, responsible for 20,000 staff and a £20 billion budget...

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Tim Falconer Joins Teneo as a Managing Director

November 5, 2017 – Dubai – Teneo, the global CEO advisory firm, today announced the appointment of Tim Falconer as Managing Director in Dubai. Tim brings almost 20 years of experience in journalism, strategic communications and management. Tim was most recently Partner & Managing Director of Bell Pottinger Middle East, where he led the firm’s regional financial & corporate practice, working with both listed companies and government-related organisations.

Tim moved into strategic communications following a 16-year career in journalism with The Wall Street Journal. He spent six years as the Wall Street Journal’s Deputy Bureau Chief in Dubai covering the fallout...

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Dan Lonergan Joins Teneo as a Managing Director

New York City, November 11, 2017 – Dan Lonergan today joins Teneo as a Managing Director in the Strategy Division.

Mr. Lonergan has a combined 30 years of private equity, operations, and investment banking experience. Over the course of his career, he has completed nine principal equity investments, totaling approximately $220 million in equity, and 17 M&A and corporate finance transactions, totaling approximately $25 billion in value.

Mr. Lonergan has spent most of the last 15 years investing in, or running businesses in the services sector (financial, business, marketing, healthcare, and telecommunications). Most recently, Mr. Lonergan was the CEO of Okinus, Inc.,...

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Andrea Calise Joins Teneo as Senior Managing Director

New York City, August 2, 2017 – Andrea Calise today joins Teneo as a Senior Managing Director in the Strategy Division.

Prior to joining Teneo, Andrea was a Managing Director with Kekst. She has more than 17 years of experience providing strategic, financial and crisis communications counsel to public and private companies across a range of industries.

In addition to developing and implementing a broad range of corporate positioning and investor relations programs for clients, she has extensive experience in Shareholder Activism & Corporate Governance; Litigation & Regulatory Support; Mergers & Acquisitions; IPOs and Spinoffs; and Crisis Communications. 

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Ursula M. Burns joins Teneo as Senior Advisor

June 28, 2017 – New York City – Teneo Holdings, the global CEO advisory firm, today announced that Ursula Burns has joined as a Senior Advisor.

She was the Chairman of the Board of the Xerox Corporation from 2010 to 2017 and Chief Executive Officer from 2009 to 2016.

She joined Xerox as an intern in 1980 and during her career she has held leadership posts spanning corporate services, manufacturing and product development. She was named president in 2007.

During her tenure as chief executive officer, she helped the company transform from a global leader in document technology to the world’s most diversified...

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Teneo Appoints Robert Mead Vice Chairman

June 28, 2017 – New York City – Teneo Holdings, the global CEO advisory firm, today announced that it has appointed Robert Mead as a Vice Chairman.

Mr. Mead joined Teneo in 2015 and is currently a Senior Managing Director with the firm’s Strategy division. As Vice Chairman, Mr. Mead will take on additional responsibilities across Teneo’s 12 operating divisions while maintaining his focus on leading some of Teneo’s most important client relationships.

Prior to joining Teneo, Mr. Mead was Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications for Aetna and a member of Aetna’s Executive Committee. Previously, Mr. Mead held senior...

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