SweeneyVesty expands Auckland team

Mike Shaw has been appointed by global public relations company SweeneyVesty as its newest Auckland-based consultant.

Shaw previously led Massey University’s communications team. His prior roles include Director of Student Communications at AUT and Communications Manager of the Crown Research Institute, Plant & Food Research. He has also served for the past eight years on the board of trustees of Rangitoto College.

A graduate of the University of Waikato where he studied environmental science and public relations, Shaw also holds an MBA from AUT and professional qualifications from the Public Relations Institute of NZ and Institute of Directors.

SweeneyVesty’s Auckland General Manager, Greg Fahey, says Shaw has diverse experience in large organisations and sound professional practice in utilising effective communications to solve challenging problems.

“Over the past 34 years SweeneyVesty has built a strong reputation for helping our clients navigate complex situations requiring acute communications solutions. We’re excited about the contribution Mike will make to our team and clients.”

SweeneyVesty provides strategic advice, public relations and communications services to corporations and public organisations, specialising in helping clients achieve their business growth and transformation objectives, brand and culture building, social and digital, issues management and innovation. 

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