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CEO Summit speaker Richard Edelman

The Primacy of Trust

Richard Edelman is President and Chief Executive of the world’s largest public relations firm, Edelman, and is an authority on the public’s trust in business, government, media and non-government organisations.  

He is a director of non-profit, philanthropic, educational and community development organisations including Ad Council, Atlantic Council, Project HOOD, P33, Gettysburg Foundation, 9/11 Memorial & Museum, and the National Committee on United States-China Relations, and is a member of the Civic Committee of the Commercial Club of Chicago, the World Economic Forum, and PR Seminar.

He has been inducted to the halls of fame of the American Advertising Federation, the Arthur W. Page Society, and PRWeek, and was named PRWeek’s PR Agency Professional of the Past 20 Years in 2019. He has an MBA from Harvard Business School.


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