Richard Edelman

president and chief executive officer

Richard Edelman

Richard Edelman is the president and CEO of the world’s largest public relations firm with 65 offices and 5,000 employees worldwide.

The firm was named “PR Agency of the Decade” by both Advertising Age and The Holmes Report.

Richard has extensive experience in marketing and reputation management, with current assignments for Hewlett-Packard, SAP, Dairy Management Inc., Penn State and PepsiCo.

Richard topped PRWeek’s list of most powerful executives in 2013 and was recognized as the third highest rated CEO by Glassdoor in 2014. He is regarded as an industry thought leader and posts weekly to his blog, 6 A.M.

He serves on the Board of Directors of the Ad Council, the Atlantic Council, the Children’s Aid Society and the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations. He is a member of the World Economic Forum, the Arthur Page Society and PR Seminar.

Richard has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard College and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

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climate change

Posted on in 6 A.M.

The Climate Change Imperative

Last night, I had dinner with Professor Jeffrey Sachs, who has taken a leadership role in the Sustainable Development Solutions Network. Sachs is seeking a step-reduction in CO2 emissions.

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