NEW YORK: Interpublic-owned IR shop Financial Relations Board has named Robert Leahy EVP and GM of the firm's New York office.
Leahy will be in charge of the office's client-service, counsel and business-development activities.
A 25-year veteran of the marketing, IR and PR industries, Leahy was most recently SVP and director of corporate marketing and communications for the public investment bank Friedman, Billings and Ramsey Group. He also has held positions at the Teleglobe Communications Corp., PSINet and the National Association of Securities Dealers, Nasdaq's parent company.
"We seek professionals that relate to our clients' needs," said the agency's president, Donni Case. "Bob has lived it all, from public companies to public affairs."