Financial PR agency Finsbury has hired a fourth board director.
Edward Orlebar, a reporter on the UK companies desk at financial news
agency Bloomberg News, will join the agencies existing directors Rupert
Younger, James Murgatroyd and Finsbury founder Roland Rudd next
Orlebar joined Bloomberg in 1995 and specialised in the utilities sector
primarily, but also covered the engineering and construction
Before joining Bloomberg, Orlebar was based in Guatemala, writing South
American news for the Financial Times and various US publications.
’Ed had a unique insight into a number of companies over four years and
brings that analytical expertise,’ said Rudd, adding that Finsbury,
which was founded in 1994, has grown enough to necessitate another
The agency employs 25 people and now represents six FTSE 100 clients,
including gas distributor Centrica, Carlton Communications, Great
Universal Stores and Guardian Royal Exchange.
Finsbury has 35 clients and represents ten per cent of the top 200
companies by market capitalisation.