Andrew MacDougall Joins MSLGROUP in the UK
London, August 14, 2013: MSLGROUP, Publicis Groupe's strategic communications and engagement network, has appointed Andrew MacDougall as Senior Executive Consultant in the London office. MacDougall, who will be a senior strategist and central player in the development of the company's London operation, will join the team in November, and report to Jeremy Sice, CEO of MSLGROUP in the UK.
"Andrew's unique combination of political communication, crisis communication, and digital media experience will bring a fresh perspective to our clients as they navigate an increasingly complex communications environment," said Sice. "We are pleased to welcome Andrew to our growing team in the United Kingdom."
MacDougall currently serves as Director of Communications to Canadian Prime Minister, Stephen Harper. In that role, MacDougall provides communications advice to the Prime Minister, serves as lead spokesman for the Government of Canada, and develops communications plans for government policy announcements. He also leads the Prime Minister's digital and social media teams. MacDougall will serve in the Prime Minister's Office until early September.
"Andrew MacDougall will strengthen our offering with his extensive background in managing reputation in a truly international and multi-stakeholder context. Andrew will bring his years of impressive experience and a fantastic network. He is an influential and trusted advisor who will draw upon his broad and unique experience and translate this into valued counsel for our clients. Andrew will be a great asset to the team, and we are excited to welcome him on board. Our entire organization is looking forward to partnering with MacDougall," said Anders Kempe, President EMEA, MSLGROUP. "
MacDougall holds an Honors Degree in Physiology from Western University in London, Ontario. Fluently bilingual, MacDougall is a native of Ottawa, Ontario.