December 10, 2020
Vickee Jordan Adams to Join Finsbury Glover Hering as Partner in New York
New York, NY, December 10, 2020: Finsbury, the global strategic communications consultancy and trusted advisor to many of the world’s most successful companies, today announced that Vickee Jordan Adams will join as a Partner in January 2021 when the firm becomes Finsbury Glover Hering.
Vickee, who will be based in New York, is one of several recent senior hires at Finsbury and the first Partner to be hired to the new firm in the United States. She will further enhance the company’s strong presence in the financial services sector and leverage her expertise and relationships across capabilities and industries.
Upon completion of the merger next month, Finsbury, The Glover Park Group (GPG) and Hering Schuppener will combine the complementary strengths of three of the world’s most respected advisory firms into a single global enterprise.
Vickee has served in senior in-house and consulting roles over more than three decades, advising C-Suite executives on reputation and crisis communications in high-stakes situations. She has significant experience positioning companies and their leaders to achieve business and brand goals through media strategy, executive communications, investor relations and stakeholder engagement.
Paul Holmes, CEO, North America, said: “Vickee brings exceptional strengths, experience and relationships to our new firm at this exciting time in our growth, and we are thrilled she has chosen Finsbury Glover Hering for the next stage of her impressive career. Her appointment underscores our commitment to delivering the highest quality counsel to our clients in the U.S. and globally.”
Most recently, Vickee was Senior Vice President, Communications for Consumer & Small Business Banking at Wells Fargo Bank NA. Before joining Wells Fargo in 2010, she served as a Senior Vice President at Hill & Knowlton and as Director of Corporate Communications at Dow Jones & Company. She also worked earlier in her career at Ketchum Public Relations and Burson-Marsteller.
Vickee Jordan Adams, Partner, said: “Partnership at Finsbury Glover Hering is an extraordinary opportunity to make the most of my financial sector relationships and public sector passion projects. My new colleagues represent the highest caliber consultants in the U.S. and globally, and I’m honored to join their ranks.”
A founding member of the organization Count Me In For Women’s Economic Independence, Vickee is deeply involved in civil and human rights. She serves on the Board of Iowa Public Radio and holds a Bachelor’s degree in English and Communications from the University of Pennsylvania.
Finsbury is a global leader in strategic communications and a trusted adviser to many of the world’s most successful companies. The company has managed some of the most complex, high-profile communications challenges and crises of the last three decades, including some of the largest international M&A transactions, IPOs and other capital raisings, proxy fights, corporate restructurings, and public affairs policy campaigns, as well as major litigation and government investigations. Finsbury provides expert counsel and support to clients around the world on interactions with the media, financial markets, employees, customers, governments, and other vital stakeholders.
In January, Finsbury will complete its merger with The Glover Park Group (GPG) and Hering Schuppener to create Finsbury Glover Hering, a new strategic communications advisory firm with approximately 700 multidisciplinary experts across the world’s major financial, government, business and cultural centers.