by Annabel Jaram on 19th October 2011 • News
London, 19 October, 2011 – Gavin Grant, UK Chairman of Burson-Marsteller (B-M), has been appointed Chief Executive of the RSPCA. Grant has worked at B-M for over 10 years. He has had a lifelong commitment to animal welfare and was the RSPCA’s Director of Communications and Campaigns between 1988-1991.
Commenting Gavin Grant said
“I have thoroughly enjoyed my time at B-M but the role of RSPCA Chief Executive is the one opportunity I could not turn down. I leave at a time when B-M is very much on the up with the most talented team of staff I have seen in my time here.”
Commenting on the appointment Matt Carter, UK CEO of B-M, said
“Over the years Gavin has made a fantastic contribution to B-M’s success. He has been a wise counsellor for both clients and staff alike. I am delighted for Gavin that he can now pursue, in a professional capacity, one of the issues that he has always been so passionate about.”
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