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Mark Harrop

Writing, Public/Media Relations Specialist
   United States
  |   New York, NY

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Award-winning corporate and professional services communications strategist with 25+ years of experience at top NYC public relations firms, including the Ruder Finn Group, MSL-Publicis Groupe and Ogilvy PR, as well as at a global corporation (McGraw-Hill), an AmLaw 100 law firm (Haynes and Boone, LLP) and an intellectual property legal boutique. Former trade journalist, who achieves strong press visibility for clients in all media formats. Expert marketing communications, PR and B-to-B/-C counselor.

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McEwen McMahon Strategic Communications
Senior Counsel
2013 - 2014
Ongoing consultancy relationship.
M.D. Harrop Strategic Communications, LLC
Founder
2010 - 2014
Ongoing position
Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, P.C.
PR & Marketing Communications Counsel
2010 - 2013
This role consisted of monthly projects assigned by the law firm's co-founders and PR Committee. (The death of RFEM's original founder and decision 20 months later to add a full-time in-house...
Kwittken & Co. (member of kbsp advertising group)
Senior Consultant
2010 - 2011
Provided strategic PR counsel on a part-time basis to this boutique, as it was being merged into Kirshenbaum Bond Senecal & Partners. Worked on several key accounts including Towers Watson, U.S....
Feintuch Communications
Senior VP & Business Development Counsel
2009 - 2010
I left this start-up PR firm on good terms (to found my own consultancy) after it's management team and strategic focus changed during the Great Recession.
RF Binder Partners (Ruder Finn PR Group)
Senior Managing Director
2006 - 2008
Oversaw corporate positioning and media relations strategy for a diverse client mix, including organizations providing professional services (law: Haynes and Boone, LLP; and internal audit/risk...
MSL-PUBLICIS GROUPE (MANNING SELVAGE & LEE)
Senior Vice President/Editorial Services Director
1996 - 2005
Active member of agency's Global Corporate/Financial Practice. (Began as VP, promoted in 2000). Assumed firm-wide writing, editorial responsibilities in 1998. Created, led and effected corporate...
MSL-PUBLICIS GROUPE (MANNING SELVAGE & LEE)
Senior Vice President/Editorial Services Director
1996 - 2005
Active member of agency's Global Corporate/Financial Practice. (Began as VP, promoted in 2000). Assumed firm-wide writing, editorial responsibilities in 1998. Created, led and effected corporate...
THE McGRAW-HILL COMPANIES, INC.
Director of Public Relations
1992 - 1996
Proactive member of the Corporate Communications Department. ? Identified public relations and public affairs opportunities to enhance the corporationís image and influence worldwide. Prepared...

Education

Columbia Univ School of Public & Internatl Affairs
Master of International & Public Affairs
- 1978
Vassar College
Bachelor of Arts - French (minor in History)
1972 - 1976
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