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Global President & Chief Operating Officer at Edelman
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Matthew Harrington oversees global operations for Edelman, a global communications firm that partners with businesses and organizations to evolve, promote and protect their brands and reputations.
A trusted C-suite adviser, Matthew is a specialist in corporate positioning and reputation management, working with some of the world’s largest and most complex organizations. His expertise includes crisis communications, merger and acquisition activity and IPOs.
Matthew’s previous roles with Edelman include president of the U.S., and president of the Eastern and Western regions. He also led Edelman’s initiative to create a Code of Conduct.
Matthew is a graduate of Denison University, where he serves on the Board of Trustees. He is an advisory member of the Marketing 50 and serves on the boards of the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), the Classic Stage Company, and the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School of Communication’s Board of Advisors.
Total Duration11 yrs 10 mos
TitleGlobal President & Chief Operating Officer
Dates EmployedOct 2019 – Present
Employment Duration6 mos
LocationGreater New York City Area
TitleGlobal Chief Operating Officer
Dates EmployedFeb 2012 – Oct 2019
Employment Duration7 yrs 9 mos
TitlePresident & CEO, U.S.
Dates EmployedJun 2008 – Jun 2012
Employment Duration4 yrs 1 mo
Degree NameBAField Of StudyEnglish Lit
Dates attended or expected graduation1980 – 1984
Activities and Societies: Trustee, Alumni Society, DCA, DCGA, Lecture Series