PR Warrior, Trevor Young, joins as Director Strategy & Innovation,
David Park as Director Corporate, Melbourne
24 November 2010 – Edelman, the world’s largest independent public relations firm, today announced two senior appointments to the leadership of its Melbourne office. The move significantly bolsters Edelman’s presence in the Victorian market and on the east coast.
Today’s announcement will see the principals of boutique communication firm, parkyoung, fold their business into Edelman Melbourne, bringing founders Trevor Young and David Park along with consultant Kimberley Lee into Edelman.
Trevor Young, the founder of Spark Communications and David Park, formerly Foster’s Group corporate affairs, add new breadth to the Edelman Melbourne offer, in particular expanding its brand marketing, digital and social media capabilities.
Edelman Australia CEO Michelle Hutton says: “We’re delighted to be welcoming our new colleagues into Edelman Australia. We’re pleased to be investing in senior hires. Today’s announcement reflects the momentum we’re building in the market.
“Our Melbourne business is important for our national footprint and we’ll continue to invest in expanding our national reach.”