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‘Our clients are managing through a period of immense disruption across all aspects of life: politics, both domestic and geopolitical, technology and public expectation,’ says Edelman EMEA CEO Ed Williams.
Six years advising former BBC director-general Mark Thompson and Reuters CEO Tom Glocer helped Williams understand the pressures of executives and companies in the spotlight, but the real problem, he says, is that ‘underfunding in journalism has led to partial reporting and sensationalism’.
He also believes that reputation management is seeing dramatic change: ‘Options to stop a crisis in its tracks are increasingly limited, and the focus is often now more about crisis handling than the issue itself,’ he tells Spear’s.
Rank: Top Flight
Top Flight 2024, Reputation Managers