Brunswick is making good on its promise to hire staff for expansion
into foreign markets by making US political PR guru James Rubin a
The former Bill Clinton administration aide started this week and is
tasked with building the agency's client portfolio in the US and
Brunswick founder Alan Parker said last year he planned up to a dozen
major hires in order to conquer Europe and expand in the US beyond the
agency's New York office (PRWeek, 20 October 2000).
Rubin served as assistant secretary of state for public affairs during
the last three years of Clinton's time in office. He also acted as chief
spokesman for Madeleine Albright's state department and earned fame
briefing US reporters during Nato's military campaign in Kosovo in
Rubin acted as spokesman for the Clinton/Gore democrat ticket in the
1996 presidential ballot. From 1993 until 1996 he was spokesman for
Albright during her tenure as US representative to the United
Rubin has been based in London since 2000 because of his marriage to CNN
correspondent Christiane Amanpour.
At Brunswick he will report to managing partner James Bradley and will
work 'almost full-time,' according to Bradley.