PR Professional of the Year: Corporate


Deirdre Latour, Director of Public Relations and Marketing Services, General Electric Like a world-class athlete, Deirdre Latour's discipline and solid work ethic came into play as she helped General Electric prep for the 2008 Olympic Games. During a time when corporate reputations are under intense scrutiny, Latour demonstrated savvy leadership and communications skills in her management of GE's role as a TOP (The Olympic Partner Programme) sponsor of the Beijing Olympic Games. She persistently protected GE's corporate reputation while balancing the interests of government, cultures, non-governmental organizations, fans, countries and athletes, as well those of her fellow employees. GE's Dream Team The Beijing Olympic Games presented an unprecedented level of complexity. As director/public relations and marketing services for GE, Latour coached her team in keeping efforts on a clear and logical path while remaining sensitive and accommodating to cultural differences.

Subscribe Now  |  Login


Comments Off



Deals of the Week

$150 Off PR News' Social Media Summit

socialmedia201602-180x150Join PR News in Huntington Beach, CA on Feb. 26 for the Social Media Summit, where you'll be immersed in real-world, tactical case studies from brands, nonprofits and agencies and get takeaways in pulling and analyzing social media data; emerging social platforms and apps and so much more. 

Use code “150” at checkout to save $150 o the regular rate.

$50 off the CSR & Green PR Guidebook

csr_vol7_print_digital-thumbPR News’ CSR & Green PR Guidebook, Vol. 7 captures best practices in communicating the positive relationships that organizations are building with their communities of interest. This six-chapter guidebook connects the dots between the effective communication of positive social contributions and corresponding improvements in bottom lines.

Use code “50off” at checkout.

Save $100 on a PR News Subscription

cover5.18

 

Let PR News become your weekly, go-to resource for the latest PR trends, case studies and tip sheets. Topics covered include visual storytelling, social media, measurement, crisis management and media relations.

Use code “SUBDEAL” at checkout.

Comments are closed.