Rasmussen Global strengthens political advisory offering with addition of Pierre Vimont as well as growth of Asia expertise and media team

7 September 2018, Copenhagen, Denmark – Pierre Vimont, Executive Secretary-General of the European External Action Service 2010-2015, has joined political consultancy Rasmussen Global as the firm’s Brussels Senior Advisor. Additionally, Jonas Parello-Plesner is now working from Rasmussen Global’s Copenhagen HQ where he will continue to serve as Senior Advisor on Asia-Europe issues. Pierre Vimont has […]

7 September 2018, Copenhagen, Denmark – Pierre Vimont, Executive Secretary-General of the European External Action Service 2010-2015, has joined political consultancy Rasmussen Global as the firm’s Brussels Senior Advisor. Additionally, Jonas Parello-Plesner is now working from Rasmussen Global’s Copenhagen HQ where he will continue to serve as Senior Advisor on Asia-Europe issues.

Pierre Vimont has served in numerous diplomatic functions over the course of his career, including Ambassador of France to the United States 2007-2010. In 2010, he was selected as the first-ever Executive Secretary-General of the European External Action Service, a position he held until 2015.

Jonas Parello-Plesner, expert on EU-Asia relations and investment flows, is increasing his involvement in the firm’s work on various issues including free trade, investment flows, and the Indo-Pacific Corridor. Jonas previously served as a Senior Fellow at the Hudson Institute and Political Counsellor at the Danish Embassy in Washington D.C.

Rasmussen Global also deepens its press and social media offering with the addition of Patrick Matthews as Media Advisor. Having worked at ING and a boutique communications agency, Patrick has experience leading social media and press campaigns at the Belgian, European, and international levels. He will oversee social media growth and strategies for Rasmussen Global clients.

Rasmussen Global CEO Anders Fogh Rasmussen:

“Pierre’s track record speaks for itself and we’re proud to welcome him to the team. I believe the businesses and governments we serve will find his deep knowledge of European institutions and policies an asset.

“The increased commitment of Jonas and the addition of Patrick also address key growth points for the firm: subject expertise in EU-Asia relations and international investment as well as a top-notch offering in social media strategy and policy communications.”

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